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Global News published this video item, entitled “Russia-Ukraine conflict: What’s behind the rising tensions?” – below is their description.
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have been rising amid a build-up of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border and clashes in eastern Ukraine between the army and pro-Russian separatists.
Several Western countries expressed concerns and support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, while huge NATO exercises were seen taking place in Eastern Europe amid rising tensions.
Redmond Shannon breaks down what’s behind Russia’s military actions, which could possibly be seen as an intimidation to the new U.S. administration.
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Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.