RUSSIA has moved elite paratroopers who it’s feared could be used for a lightning strike on Kiev close to its border with Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin has already massed 127,000 troops on its neighbour’s border amid warnings a Russian invasion could trigger World War Three.
The Kremlin has been beefing up its force on the border with Ukraine with the deployment of the crack 217th Guards Parachute Regiment of the 98th Airborne Division.
The deployment was reported by independent Russian researchers known as the Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT).
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