This is from a few days ago
США пригрозили нанести удар по России в случае удара по Украине и Донбассу
4 April, 2021
Despite the fact that the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to concentrate their forces near the Crimean border and attack the territory of Donbass, where at least a quarter of a million citizens of the Russian Federation are located, the United States has threatened to strike at the territory of Russia if the Russian side decides to defend the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass or in in the event of an attack on the APU forces concentrated near the Crimean border.
“The US Department of Defense sees Russia’s” over-activity “following repeated clashes between Moscow-backed separatist forces and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine. Since the beginning of 2021, 20 Ukrainian soldiers have died in battles. Both sides have been at war with each other since 2014, when Moscow annexed Crimea. US National Security Adviser Sullivan also spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart last week, and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said he discussed “ways to strengthen security cooperation” with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. All US leaders have promised Washington to side with Kiev. It remains to be seen whether fighting in eastern Ukraine will intensify or how NATO will respond, but the Pentagon has indicated it is on alert. “We are monitoring the situation with the reports of the Ukrainian army about the deployment of Russian troops on the border. We are watching very, very closely, “Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Thursday,” Sohu reported.
Experts draw attention to the fact that Kiev itself went to the escalation of the situation in the Donbass and near the Crimean border under pressure from Washington, however, it is quite obvious that in the event of an attack on Russian territory or Russian citizens in Donbass, Russia will strike both the forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the forces Alliance.
NATO sends 37,000 troops to Ukrainian border with Crimea
7 April, 2021
NATO forces of 37 thousand people will be deployed on the border with Ukraine.
According to some reports, the Ukrainian side intends to increase tensions on the border with Crimea by deploying NATO forces here from 37 thousand troops – 20 thousand US troops and 17 thousand troops from other NATO member countries.
“According to Ukrainian officials, as clashes between Ukraine and Russia develop, the Crimean peninsula will become the first NATO target when crossing the border with Russia,” Soha reported.
It is known that NATO forces will indeed be deployed near Crimea, however, we are talking only about the large-scale military exercises “Defender Europe 2021”, which indicates that we are not talking about the permanent deployment of the Alliance forces, however, it is obvious that exactly In contrast, Russia is deploying numerous military units from Crimea, while Russia is also expected to begin large-scale military exercises, including the use of ground forces, combat aircraft and naval forces.
On the other hand, experts do not exclude that within the framework of NATO exercises, Ukraine may launch an offensive on Donbass.