Russia has assembled about 70% of the military capability needed for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in the coming weeks, US officials say.
The ground is expected to freeze and harden from mid-February, enabling Moscow to bring in more heavy equipment, the unnamed officials said.
Russia is said to have more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine’s borders but denies planning to attack.
The US officials did not provide evidence for their assessment.
They said the information was based on intelligence but that they were unable to give details due to its sensitivity, US media report. Read more: