U.S. warns of possible Russian invasion of Ukraine with 175,000 troops in 2022

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Brad Siegel President Biden and Russia of Vladimir Putin will speak during a video call on Tuesday That's the word from the Kremlin's tensions mount over a massive Russian troop build up along the border with Ukraine Secretary of State Antony Blinken said this week the U.S. has evidence that Russia is making plans for a large scale attack on the state It's unclear whether Putin has made the final decision to go ahead with the invasion but Ukraine says Russia has positioned armored vehicles electronic warfare systems and some 94,000 troops along their shared border The CDC director says folks in the U.S. and around the globe can likely expect COVID-19 to become a common disease doctor Rochelle Walensky says 99% of the coronavirus cases in the country are the delta variant but they're keeping a close eye on the omicron variant as well Walensky noted that the risks with COVID are still much more extreme if a person is unvaccinated She added it's her duty to get as many people around the country vaccinated as possible to limit the damage caused by the virus The largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin is starting to recover some losses after it lost nearly 20% in value Friday Bitcoin lost roughly $10,000 or more than 17% in 24 hours between Friday and early Saturday The crypto is now off about 30% from its all time high of near $69,000 in early November I'm Chris garageio

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