Written by saravanan May 12, 2022
Russia started mobilizing troops and military equipment near the border with Ukraine, which rise the risk of potential invasion.
Proof of armor, missile and other weaponry marching towards Ukraine were seen publicly from November and December 2021 without prior explanation.
By December, U.S. intelligence warned about Russia plan for invasion by early 2022 as Russia-Ukraine border were packed with more than hundred thousand Russian troops.
In mid-December 2021, Russia issued some demands for United States and NATO to cease NATO’s further expansion toward Russia from Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
They also demand that Ukraine should be refrained from joining NATO in the future. The demand was rejected by United States and other NATO allies and a warning was issued against Russia.
United States and NATO allies warned Russia that serious economic sanctions would be imposed if Russia were to invade Ukraine.
In early February 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden ordered to mobilize around thousand U.S. troops to Poland and the bordering NATO countries of Ukraine to reassure NATO allies and counteract against Russian force.
After observing the satellite images, it was found that Russia had deployed their largest troops since the end of the Cold war.
After the negotiations failed between the United States, Russia, and European powers, in late February 2022, Russia launched a full-scale military invasion in Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
According to United Nations, nearly 3000 civilian deaths and more the seven million people were displaced due to this invasion.
Furthermore, another five million Ukrainians had to flee to the neighboring countries due to this conflict. United States and other allies are providing help to the majority of such refugees at Poland, a NATO country