Biden warned Ukraine’s president Kyiv could be ‘sacked’ by imminent Russian invasion

US president reportedly warns Ukraine’s capital could be threatened

John Bowden
Friday 28 January 2022 02:41 GMT
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President Joe Biden gave a frank and dire assessment of the threat Russia poses to Ukraine during a call on Thursday with Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president, according to an official in the Ukrainian government.

An unnamed official with Mr Zelensky’s government told CNN that a planned call on Thursday between the two leaders involved Mr Biden warning that Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv could be targeted by Russian forces and “sacked” in an invasion that he reportedly portrayed as imminent and a near-certain possibility.

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