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Russia-Ukraine crisis: How likely is it to escalate into broader war?

Let’s cut right to the chase here: are we witnessing the prelude to World War 3?

Because let’s face it, that is what a lot of people are understandably asking and thinking in the light of the Kremlin’s recent actions over Ukraine – actions and statements that have triggered a deluge of denouncements and sanctions from the West.

Biden says he rejects findings of Army report on Afghanistan

President Biden on Thursday said he rejected the accounts and findings of an Army investigative report in which military officials reportedly criticized Biden administration officials for failing to grasp the situation in Afghanistan as U.S. forces withdrew.

At UN, US Demands Russia Explain Its Troop Buildup on Ukraine Border

At the Security Council, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia tried to use a procedural vote to block Monday’s public meeting but narrowly failed to get the requisite support.

He said Russia is not “scared” of discussing the issue, but it just did not understand why a discussion was necessary.

Poland and Baltic Fear Biden Abandonment to Appease Russia: Experts

“The idea that the United States is going to unilaterally use force to confront Russia invading Ukraine is not on the cards right now,” Biden told reporters. “We would probably also be required to reinforce our presence in NATO countries to reassure–particularly those on the eastern flank.”