Is Russia About To Invade Ukraine? Antony Blinken Reacts : Consider This from NPR Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is planning "things that we have not done in the past" if Russia invades Ukraine. His comments follow days of diplomatic talks and a deadlock on resolving the crisis brewing along the Ukraine-Russia border, where Russia has massed 100,000 troops with tanks and artillery.

Blinken speaks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the current tensions and this week's diplomatic efforts.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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Is Russia About To Invade Ukraine? NATO, U.S. Promise 'Massive Consequences'

Is Russia About To Invade Ukraine? NATO, U.S. Promise 'Massive Consequences'

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Russian tanks take part in training drills in southern Russia this week as Russia rejects Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine. AP hide caption

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Russian tanks take part in training drills in southern Russia this week as Russia rejects Western complaints about its troop buildup near Ukraine.

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is planning "things that we have not done in the past" if Russia invades Ukraine. His comments follow days of diplomatic talks and a deadlock on resolving the crisis brewing along the Ukraine-Russia border, where Russia has massed 100,000 troops with tanks and artillery.

Blinken speaks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the current tensions and this week's diplomatic efforts.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and edited by Jonaki Mehta. It was edited by Sarah Handel and Ashley Brown. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.