Putin deploys 55,000 TROOPS along Ukrainian border as brinksmanship battle continues

Ukrainian deputy defence minister Ihor Dolhov claimed Russia has boosted the number of troops deployed on the border to 55,000 while there are almost 30,000 troops stationed in Russian occupied Crimea and other pro-Moscow areas of Ukraine.

Mr Dolhov said: “Currently, Russia has amassed about 55,000 servicemen near the Ukrainian...