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April 14, 2022 6:44 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksiy Danilov told BBC Ukraine that "we were aware of what would happen to our country" but expected Moscow to begin an all-out war on Feb. 22 instead of Feb. 24. The only thing the authorities weren't expecting was that Belarus would be involved in Russia's war, the official added.

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