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17 Feb 2022

Russia accuses US of fuelling tension – as kindergarten hit by separatist shelling

Europe Editor and Presenter

Claims and counterclaims. The Kremlin has accused the US of fuelling tensions after President Biden said he thought an invasion could happen in days.

Then in the east of Ukraine, Russian backed separatists accused the Ukrainians of violating the ceasefire, while launching an attack themselves which hit a kindergarten.

With tensions as high as they are, any provocation presents a serious danger when the stage is set for confrontation.