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Russia will make minor incursion in Ukraine, says Biden; warns of curbs

"I think what you're going to see is that Russia will be held accountable if it invades," Biden said

Joe Biden

Joe Biden

Jennifer Epstein & Nick Wadhams | Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden said he thinks Vladimir Putin doesn’t want a full-blown war but will “move in” on Ukraine after amassing 100,000 troops on its border, part of an extraordinarily blunt assessment of Russian intentions and the West’s likely response. “I’m not so sure he has—is certain—about what he’s going to do,” Biden said of his Russian counterpart during a nearly two hour-long news conference Wednesday marking his first year in office. “My guess is he will move in, he has to do something.”

While the president said the U.S. and its European allies are united on making sure Russia

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First Published: Jan 20 2022 | 10:49 PM IST

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