The UK has mentioned it should “widen” its sanctions on the Kremlin to incorporate “corporations concerned in propping up the Russian state,” as NATO allies depth efforts to discourage a attainable Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The USA has warned President Putin of “devastating” new sanctions if an assault takes place.
Moscow has deployed round 100,000 troops round Ukraine and is looking on NATO to rule out the nation ever becoming a member of the western army alliance.
Clive Myrie presents BBC Information at Ten reporting by Orla Guerin in jap Ukraine and Lyse Doucet in Kyiv.
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