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KYIV, Ukraine — AsRussia’s invasion of Ukrainenears the one-year mark, Kyiv is sounding an increasingly urgent warning:Vladimir Putinis preparing amajor new offensive.
Ukrainian officials say they fear that Russia’s military is regrouping andpreparing an imminent attackdesigned toturn the tide of the war in Moscow’s favor— its ranks bolstered by hundreds of thousands of conscripts called up last fall.
“We should understand that the threat of a new and another offensive will remain until we defeat Russia,” Yuriy Sak, a senior defense ministry official, told NBC News in an interview Thursday.
A spring offensive has long been predicted by Western officials and analysts, with the Kremlin eager to seize the initiative after a grinding winter that was preceded…
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