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The US would not send troops into a conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Washington has said ahead of Thursday’s summit between US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

However, Washington has pledged that it’s prepared to “bolster” members of its NATO military bloc.

The US is not seeking a scenario in which its military would be used in a conflict between Moscow and Kiev, but would be “prepared to bolster allies on NATO’s eastern flank,” the official is quoted as saying. The idea of Russian troops preparing for an “invasion” of Ukraine, replicated in mainstream media over the past few days, has been rubbished by the Kremlin. Read more…