- Russian troops remain positioned near eastern Ukraine and in Crimea despite pullback order, says Ukrainian state security chief.
- Russia did not publicly declare the number of soldiers it had moved to the border areas, but the European Union's top diplomat put the figure at more than 100,000.
- Moscow defended the troop movements, saying they were part of a training exercise called in response to activity by NATO and Ukraine.
- U.S. Secretary of State said Washington could increase security assistance for Ukraine after what he called Russia's "reckless and aggressive" actions in massing troops near the Ukrainian border.
- Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said that Russia had withdrawn only about 3,500 of the tens of thousands of troops deployed to the Crimean Peninsula.
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