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Ukraine war

Ukraine crisis: Blinken says Russia continues buildup at border

Kyiv reports massive cyberattack targeting government websites and major banks

Celebrators carry a giant Ukrainian flag at the Olympic stadium in Kyiv on Feb. 16 for the newly declared Unity Day.   © Reuters

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW/WASHINGTON -- Russia is not pulling forces back from the Ukrainian border, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday, saying that instead critical units are being deployed closer to the border.

"On the contrary, we continue to see forces, especially forces that would be in the vanguard of any renewed aggression against Ukraine, continuing to be at the border, to mass at the border," Blinken said on ABC's "Good Morning America."

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