BORIS Johnson and Joe Biden were set for emergency talks last night as fears Russia will invade Ukraine soared.
The call between the US and UK, and Nato allies France, Italy and Germany came as the US President warned Vladimir Putin that retaliation with sanctions would be swift if he crossed the border by force.
The Russians have massed 70,000 troops on the frontier with Ukraine, with the US claiming they are poised to attempt to annex the former Soviet satellite state.
Mr Johnson’s spokesman warned Russia to de-escalate tensions. And the White House said they could even deploy troops to the region in support of Nato.
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden set for emergency talks over fears Russia will invade Ukraine
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