15 Feb 2022

‘No evidence of de-escalation’ on Ukrainian border, says NATO

Europe Editor and Presenter

A major cyber attack has knocked out the websites of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry, armed forces and two major state banks, just hours after President Putin insisted Russia does not want war.

Western leaders say there is still a chance for a diplomatic solution, although at the same time they are accusing Russia of sending out mixed signals.

Officials in Kyiv, along with the US and NATO , say they have seen no evidence yet of de-escalation.