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  • Britain withdraws some staff, dependants from Kyiv embassy
  • US says families of American diplomats must leave Ukraine
  • UK says Moscow wants to put pro-Russian leader in Ukraine
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NATO said Monday that it’s putting extra forces on standby and sending more ships and fighter jets to eastern Europe, as Ireland warned that new Russian war games off its coast are not welcome given tensions over whether President Vladimir Putin intends to attack Ukraine.

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  • EU says it can overcome divisions; Germany cautious
  • Sanctions to be stronger than in 2014, Denmark says
  • No withdrawal of EU staff from Ukraine for now
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  • US says families of American diplomats must leave Ukraine
  • President Joe Biden mulling additional troops for region
  • UK says Moscow wants to put pro-Russian leader in Ukraine
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Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Sunday the country had received a second consignment of weapons from the United States as part of defensive aid totalling $200 million.

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 Former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevhen Murayev derided British allegations that he could be installed as leader of a Kremlin puppet government in Kyiv, and told Reuters in an interview that he was considering legal action.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday rebuffed calls to immediately impose economic sanctions on Russia, saying that doing so would undercut the West's ability to deter potential Russian aggression against Ukraine.

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  • UK accuses Moscow of trying to install pro-Russian leader in Moscow
  • Russia dismisses the comments as 'disinformation'
  • Tensions high between Russia and West
  • Russia has massed troops near Ukraine border
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Ukrainian former lawmaker Yevhen Murayev, who Britain named this weekend as a potential candidate chosen by the Kremlin to lead Ukraine after a military offensive, said in a Facebook post that the country needs new leaders.

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Britain on Saturday accused the Kremlin of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine, and said Russian intelligence officers had been in contact with a number of former Ukrainian politicians as part of plans for an invasion.

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