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Deputy Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine Oleksiy Khoromov said at a November 24 briefing that Russia was spreading false information to justify its actions.
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“The enemy is disseminating information and preparing troops for the so-called ‘possible escalation of the situation’ on the Russian-Ukrainian border in the period from November 23 to November 28,” Kholomov said. said.
“(Russia claims) ‘NATO and Ukraine will try to seize the peaceful Belarusian-Russian border areas.'”
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According to Fromov, Russian units in the Belgorod region were ordered to set up minefields and blast barriers.
Khoromov said Russia wants to prevent “sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Ukrainian Defense Forces from entering Russian territory.”
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At the same time, officials said Belarus Russia is only conducting reconnaissance, but Russia continues to shell the Ukrainian border areas.
The Ukrainian General Staff said about 10,000 to 15,000 Belarusian security forces were ready to join Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
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