Ukrainian troops patrol frontline trenches as tensions rise with Russia

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The Independent published this video item, entitled “Ukrainian troops patrol frontline trenches as tensions rise with Russia” – below is their description.

Russia has bolstered its military deployment on the border with Ukraine in recent weeks with Moscow’s military power now consisting of 106,000 troops, according to western and Ukrainian officials.

Fears that Russian president Vladimir Putin will decide to invade eastern Ukraine have been growing as Moscow is attempting to build pressure on the US and West to promise that Kyiv will not join its Nato defensive alliance.

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