Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have been increasing following the build-up of more than 100,000 Russian troops near the border between the two former Soviet republics. Reuters has delivered fast, live coverage of the story for customers around the world.
The breadth of coverage from Reuters has included: key stories on warnings of Russian sanctions, diplomatic missions, and on Russian military drills; international responses and reactions from key leaders including President Tayyip Erdogan and President Joe Biden; in-depth analysis on Russia as a major supplier of coal to EU countries; the economic aftershocks from a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine; explainers on the role of the U.N. and NATO’s next steps; a Factbox on the impact of Russia-exposed European stocks; and live coverage of all the latest significant developments from the front line.
Reuters has deployed teams of multimedia journalists on the ground from locations including Kyiv, Moscow, and Donetsk – the biggest city in the contested eastern Ukraine region – to capture and provide live footage and images to clients and readers from the areas and the people directly impacted. Meanwhile a powerful picture story by Reuters Graphics showed the Russian build-up at a few sites around Ukraine over the last two years.
Reuters also exclusively revealed that U.S. officials said Russia’s military build-up had expanded to include supplies of blood along with other medical materials – a key indicator of Moscow’s military readiness. Another exclusive reported how Qatar had not approached its Asian customers over diverting gas to Europe, in case of a Russia-Ukraine conflict.
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