p> Subscribe to FB RBC Receive news faster than anyone Истoчник rbc.ru President Vladimir Putin noted that it was NATO that was making “ dangerous attempts to conquer Ukrainian territory. US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland suggested that the attack could take place in early 2022. According to him, in these two countries it is possible to create a NATO contingent of up to 1.5 people within the framework of the Expanded Forward Presence program. (EFP), as it was in 2017 in the Baltic countries and Poland. '' Todd Walters proposed expanding NATO's presence in Bulgaria and Romania amid a buildup of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine. As of today, there is no information that they are ready to defend Ukraine at the cost of their own lives, '', & mdash; Danilov said, stressing that he does not consider it the responsibility of other countries. In October, Western media began to report about the accumulation of Russian troops near the Ukrainian borders. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of the state Alexei Danilov. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on December 17 that he had “nothing to report on a new rotation of forces concerning [US] NATO allies.” on the east flank. Earlier in an interview with Reuters, the head of the NSDC said that he saw no signs of an imminent Russian invasion. Danilov noted that military personnel from the USA, Great Britain, Poland, Lithuania and other countries are constantly in Ukraine: they train Ukrainian soldiers. “ If we are talking about the military contingent, then I cannot say here, each country will be determined independently. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine: there are no plans to deploy a foreign military contingent yet. He added that the United States has “ significant funds '' in the region. Previously, White House spokesman Jen Psaki reported that Washington was studying the option of sending troops to Eastern Europe in the event of an aggravation of the situation. Earlier, he stated that he saw no signs of an imminent “Russian invasion” into the country There are no plans to deploy a large military contingent from other countries on the territory of Ukraine, he said in an interview with Apostrof TV. Danilov stressed that Russia can “ very quickly and at any time '' transfer a sufficient number of troops to the border, and expressed the hope that in this case, the West will help Kiev with the supply of weapons. The Russian side has repeatedly denied such reports. He noted that Kiev is still concerned about the accumulation of “ 92 thousand Russian troops near the borders of Ukraine '', but for a full-fledged offensive, in his opinion, “ 500-600 thousand soldiers '' will be needed.