Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday night that he agreed with the notion that there is a reason to believe a full Russian invasion in Ukraine could occur before the night is over.
During an appearance on “NBC Nightly News,” host Lester Holt asked the nation’s top diplomat if there was “reason to believe that before this night is over, Russian forces will be engaged in something akin to a full invasion of Ukraine.”
Blinken responded, “I do,” adding that Russia has positioned its forces around its border with Ukraine at the “final point of readiness.”
“Look, I can’t put a date or an exact time on it, but everything is in place for Russia to move forward,” he said.
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