1. Skip to content
  2. Skip to main menu
  3. Skip to more DW sites

Ukraine: 'We don't respond to their fire'

February 20, 2022

Russia is extending joint military drills with its ally Belarus. At the same time shelling by Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine is intensifying. But Kyiv is telling its troops not to return fire - to avoid giving Russia a pretext to launch an invasion.