Gen. Milley says Kyiv may fall inside 72 hours if Russia decides to invade Ukraine: sources

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Workers Gen. Mark Milley instructed lawmakers that Kyiv may fall inside 72 hours if a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine takes place, a number of congressional sources inform Every day Put up.

Milley instructed lawmakers throughout closed-door briefings on Feb. 2 and three {that a} full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine may consequence within the fall of Kyiv inside 72-hours, and will come at a price of 15,000 Ukrainian troop deaths and 4,000 Russian troop deaths.

A number of lawmakers expressed concern that the Biden administration didn’t reply rapidly to supply Ukraine with vital army support, corresponding to anti-aircraft and rocket launcher techniques that will defend in opposition to an invasion from Russia.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy answers questions from the media in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy solutions questions from the media in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday.
(Ukrainian Presidential Press Workplace/AP)

Biden administration officers on the conferences responded to those issues by saying {that a} vital provide of army support to Ukraine could possibly be used as a cause to invade Ukraine. 

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Whereas Ukraine is receiving safety help from the US by way of a $200 million allocation made in December, additionally it is receiving $600 million in help from the UK and Baltic states, which the nation is relying closely upon and consists of anti-tank Javelin missiles and older-version Stinger moveable anti-aircraft missiles.

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FILE - A Russian tank T-72B3 fires as troops take part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. 

FILE – A Russian tank T-72B3 fires as troops participate in drills on the Kadamovskiy firing vary within the Rostov area in southern Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. 
(AP Photograph, File)

A number of Biden administration officers had been current on the briefings, together with Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Secretary of Protection Lloyd Austin, Director of Nationwide Intelligence Avril Haines, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Workers Gen. Mark Milley, Homeland Safety Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo, Deputy Commerce Secretary Don Graves, and USAID Deputy Administrator Ambassador Isobel Coleman.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to the media during a joint news conference with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban following their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures whereas chatting with the media throughout a joint information convention with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban following their talks within the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. 
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America can be working to make preparations for a big refugee and migrant disaster, one individual acquainted with the planning mentioned. European allies are additionally main discussions on housing and migrant flows beneath the belief that Ukrainian nationals would flee to different parts of Europe.

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