UK tightens sanctions on Russia over Ukraine invasion fears – BBC News
The UK has said it will “widen” its sanctions on the Kremlin to include “companies involved in propping up the Russian state,” as NATO allies intensity efforts to deter a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The United States has warned President Putin of “devastating” new sanctions if an attack takes place.
Moscow has deployed around 100,000 troops around Ukraine and is calling on NATO to rule out the country ever joining the western military alliance.
Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Orla Guerin in eastern Ukraine and Lyse Doucet in Kyiv.
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