As a result of the prospect of Russian invasion, a number of countries have recommended their citizens to evacuate Ukraine.
Sullivan, the national security adviser, warned on Friday that Americans in Ukraine should evacuate as quickly as possible, according to a report by CNN. According to the BBC, the Foreign Office of the United Kingdom has also asked its people to depart “while commercial means are available.” In addition, the governments of Japan, Latvia, Norway, and the Netherlands have urged their citizens to leave the country. Russia may invade Ukraine even during the Winter Olympics, which conclude on February 20, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who stated on Friday that diplomatic attempts to prevent an invasion are continuing. According to ABC News, despite having over 100,000 troops near the Ukrainian border and conducting military maneuvers in the region, Russia has stated that it has no plans to invade. Continue to check back for updates.