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US urges Russia to pull back troops from Ukrainian border

The US urged Russia on Wednesday (1 December) to pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border, Reuters reported, warning that a Russian invasion would provoke hard-hitting sanctions. "We don't know whether president [Vladimir] Putin has made the decision to invade. We do know that he is putting in place the capacity to do so in short order," US secretary of state Antony Blinken said.

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