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Russia has denied any involvement since the president of Ukraine Volodymyr zelenskyy He said Friday that a coup attempt was planned in his country, which is scheduled for next week.
Zelinsky told reporters that Ukraine has exposed the plot of the coup and that Ukrainians and Russians are involved, Washington Post Reported. He fell short of his accusation that the Kremlin was involved in a planned coup that threatened to escalate the military from Russia. lbl.
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“We have challenges, not just with the Russian Federation and potential escalation – we have big internal challenges.
Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, denied Russian participation in any coup against Ukraine.
“Russia has no plans to get involved. Russia will never do such things,” Peskov said Friday, according to state media.
Zelinsky warned earlier this month that Russia had gathered 100,000 troops near the Ukraine border and was preparing for an invasion. US officials have warned of a potential invasion, and Foreign Secretary Anthony Blinken is in touch with European allies in the matter. House Republicans have appealed to President Biden to deploy troops to the area.
LBL’s Emma Colton contributed to this report.