US accuses Russia
- The US has accused Russia for plotting to stage acts of provocation to create a pretext to invade Ukraine.
- A Pentagon spokesman said Russian operatives were planning a ‘false-flag’ operation, to allow Moscow to accuse Ukraine of preparing an attack.
- However, Russia has dismissed the claims.
- It comes after a week of US-Russian talks aimed at defusing tensions.
- Ukraine on the other hand accused Russia of being behind a cyber-attack on dozens of it's official websites.