Russia Says Ukraine and NATO Are Continuing Military Preparations

NATO Headquarters

Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday Ukraine and NATO were continuing military preparations, and called on them to refrain from actions that could lead to escalation, Reuters reports citing the RIA news agency.

On Tuesday, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy challenged his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to meet him in the Donbass region for talks to end the conflict there and ease tension between the neighbors.