Ukraine urged NATO to prepare economic sanctions on Russia to deter a possible invasion

Russia accused Ukraine on Wednesday of deploying half of its 250,000 troops to a conflict zone, Donbass, where government forces battled Russia-backed separatists since 2014. 

The Ukrainian army made improvements since 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and Ukrainian tanks used the wrong engines and poorly-trained soldiers wore German uniforms.

Military spending is now 4 percent of GDP, double what it was in 2014. America also helped out, giving $2.5 billion worth of equipment to the country, including radios, radars, and new uniforms, according to The Economist... Read More: i24