Ukraine crisis: Russian attack would be 'horrific', US warns

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Also on Friday, President Biden said he would send a small number of troops to Eastern Europe in the "near term", to strengthen the Nato presence in the region. He did not specify where they would be stationed or when they would arrive. ...

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