Russia spy agency dismisses claims of Ukraine invasion plan

AFP , Monday 22 Nov 2021

Russia's SVR foreign intelligence service on Monday dismissed growing Western allegations that Moscow is planning an invasion of Ukraine.

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File Photo: n this file handout satellite image released by Maxar Technologies taken on November 1, 2021 shows Russian tanks, armoured personnel carriers and support equipment amid the presence of a large ground forces deployment on the northern edge of the town of Yelnya, Smolensk Oblast, Russia. AFP

"The Americans are painting a frightening picture of hordes of Russian tanks that will start to crush Ukrainian cities, saying they have some 'reliable information' of such Russian intentions," the SVR said in a statement to Russian news agencies, adding that such accusations are "absolutely false".

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