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Russian Military Mobilization on Ukraine's Borders and in Occupied Crimea [April 27, 2021]   [open pdf - 625KB]

From the Document: "In March 2021, Russia began massing troops on the Ukrainian border and in Ukraine's occupied Crimea region. Observers have disagreed about whether Russia is preparing for a future invasion or engaging in coercive signaling. Russia continued to build up its forces in April, dismissing concerns and stating that it was conducting military exercises. On April 22, Russia announced [hyperlink] that most units would return to their permanent bases but some would remain deployed through upcoming exercises in September. Which units will remain and which will return to their bases remains to be seen. Congress has expressed support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and for deterring Russian aggression."

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CRS Insight, IN11651
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2021-04-27
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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