World Ukraine: The Russian forces will leave Belarus Once the maneuvers are completed, assures Minsk
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© Sergey Pivovarov many Russian armed means are posted not far from Ukrainian borders (illustration). Reuters / Sergey Pivovarov The tension seems to rise again a notch in this war of declarations between Russia and the United States. "We are at a stage where Russia can launch an attack in Ukraine at any time," said the White House spokesperson on Tuesday, speaking of an "extremely dangerous situation".
Ukraine-crisis-Russia-Bi-Lorussia: Ukraine: The Russian forces will leave Belarus once the maneuvers finished, assures Minsk
Moscow (Reuters) - The Russian forces will leave the territory of Belarus after the joint military maneuvers between the two countries, said Thursday the Ministry Belarusian of the defense.
The exercises must be completed next month.
"At the end of these exercises, the military units and sub-units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation will leave the territory of the Republic of Belarus," the department assured.
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these maneuvers, called "Allied Resolve" ("Determination Allied "), take place in two phases.
The first - already in progress, until February 9 - is focused on the rapid redeployment, organization and assessment of defense capabilities. The second, which will take place from 10 to 20 February, will aim to repel an external attack, research and destruction of enemy armies.
Deployments in Belarus, northern Ukraine, are part of a broader Russian military strengthening in the region, which has fueled Western fears of a potential Russian offensive, denied by Moscow.
The Russian ruble, which had suffered strong pressure when strengthening Russian troops on the Ukrainian border, increased by 1.1% Thursday after the Minsk Declaration.
(Reporting Maxim Rodionov, written by Tom Balmforth, French version Dina Kartit, edited by Sophie Louet)
Ukraine: the Russians send a "good signal" at the meeting in Paris .
© Leo Pierrard / AFP M Editors in the Ukrainian conflict, France and Germany obtained a "good signal" from the Russians, Wednesday, January 26, even though the Paris meeting was "difficult", with an upcoming meeting scheduled in two weeks in Berlin, said the French Presidency. "In the current context, we have now got a good signal in difficult conditions," she emphasized. "We got the re-engagement signal we were looking for," insisted the Elysee.