Kharkov (news now) – 12/02/2022. 14:45
Ukraine .. Western concern about the possibility of a Russian invasion
- The Ukrainian street is not worried about the war
- The tension is related to the collapse of the economy
Aras Sino, a news reporter now in Kharkov – one of Ukraine’s cities near the Russian border – said that the Ukrainian street is currently witnessing a calm, and there are no scenes that express a state of anxiety – against the background of the tensions caused by the Russian crowds on the Ukrainian border, pointing out On Friday, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky visited the border city of Kharkov, a defensive security visit, after declaring that the city was under threat of invasion.
Now, a news reporter clarified that the statistics of sociologists at the Ukrainian Future Institute in Kiev estimate that from 27% to 40% of the Ukrainian people are ready to defend their country and take up arms.
He pointed out that the existing tension is only economic tension, following the collapse of the Ukrainian currency, which prompted the Ukrainian president to call on the West not to escalate the media, given the impact of this escalation on the Ukrainian economy.
According to earlier today, the US Secretary of State had announced Anthony Blinken He will talk to his Russian counterpart Sergey LavrovSaturday, in a last-ditch effort to avert a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
“We continue to see very worrying signs of a Russian escalation, including the arrival of new forces at the border with Ukraine,” Blinken told a news conference in Fiji.
“If Russia is really interested in resolving the self-made crisis, through diplomacy and dialogue, we are ready to do so,” he added.
He added, “But this must happen within the framework of de-escalation. So far, we have only seen an escalation from Moscow.”