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More than 94,000 Russian troops gather near Ukraine border, reports say

Ukraine's defence minister told his parliament that Russia may be preparing for a major military offensive.

More than 94,000 Russian troops have amassed on the country's border with Ukraine, according to reports.

Ukraine's defence minister Oleksii Reznikov told his Parliament that Russia may be getting ready for a major military offensive at the end of January.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, meanwhile, has warned Moscow of "severe costs" if it invades Ukraine.