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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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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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  • Blinken and Lavrov conclude talks in Geneva
  • Blinken sees grounds to address mutual concerns
  • But says it's up to Russia to choose diplomacy or conflict
  • Lavrov expects written responses on security demands next week
  • Tensions high over Ukraine after troop buildup
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  • Russia has massed troops near Ukraine's border
  • Top U.S. diplomat Blinken holds talks with allies
  • Biden says he has been clear with Putin
  • No 'minor incursions', Ukraine president says
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U.S. President Joe Biden sought on Thursday to clarify U.S. policy on a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine after his remarks about how America might respond to a "minor incursion" raised questions about U.S. intervention.

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Ukraine sees no deviation from U.S. policy in a remark by President Joe Biden that Russia could bear a lower cost for an "incursion" rather than for an "invasion" of Ukraine, a senior Ukrainian adviser said on Thursday..

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  • Biden suggests smaller penalty for 'minor incursion' by Russia
  • White House seeks to clarify Biden comments
  • U.S. president open to third summit with Putin
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The U.S. State Department has cleared Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to send U.S.-made missiles and other weapons to Ukraine, three sources familiar with the decision said, as President Joe Biden predicted Russia would move on Ukraine.

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  • Blinken says Russia could attack Ukraine at short notice
  • Kremlin says arms deliveries to Ukraine increase tension
  • Russian minister says no plan to strike or invade
  • Blinken to meet Russia's Lavrov in Geneva on Friday
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