Russia and Ukraine border tensions



1 Introduction

Context: The current situation on the Russia-Ukraine border

Our Inquiry

2 Russia’s motivation

The risk of full-scale military operations

Russia’s political motives

3 The international response

The reaction from Kyiv

The West’s response

4 UK Military Support to Ukraine

Ukraine’s military capability gaps

The UK’s Defence relationship with Ukraine

NATO assistance to Ukraine

Global Britain

5 Lessons learnt

History repeated

Lessons learnt

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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