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EXPLAINER: Russia's risky options beyond full Ukraine attack

3 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be preparing to launch an invasion of Ukraine, with more than 100,000 troops positioned around the country. Certainly, the U.S. believes that's the case and President Joe Biden has warned Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that an attack could come in February.
But Russia denies it's preparing to invade and Putin's intentions remain a mystery.
Russia, which is seeking a pledge that NATO won't expand to include Ukraine, has options it could pursue short of a full-blown invasion, and other ways to lash out at the U.S. and its...
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