WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will make clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin that there will be "very real costs" should Russia take military action against Ukraine when the two leaders meet on a video call on Tuesday, a senior administration official said. During the video call, which comes as Russia has deployed more than 90,000 combat troops along Ukraine's border, Biden will lay out a range of actions the U.S. and its European allies will take, including additional sanctions, should Russia invade Ukraine. The official said the U.S. believes Russia is putting in place the capacity to engage in military action but was unclear whether Putin had made a decision to carry out those plans. Along with the military buildup, Russia has also been significantly ramping up a misinformation campaign to make Ukraine appear as the aggressor. Tuesday will be the first call between Biden and Putin since July. The U.S. and European allies have been in "intensive discussions" on what the countries would collectively do if Russia invaded Ukraine, including "substantial economic countermeasures" that would cause "deep economic harm," the official said. "When it comes to Ukraine, we have made clear our deep concern about evidence that Russia is stepping up its planning for significant military action against Ukraine," the official said. The official declined to say whether the U.S. would take direct military action against Russia if there were an invasion but said the focus is on using other diplomatic methods. "The United States is not seeking to end up in a circumstance in which th . . . read the full article here.