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NATO Warns of 'Over One Thousand' Russian Troops In Ukraine Fighting Defenders
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NATO Warns of 'Over One Thousand' Russian Troops In Ukraine Fighting Defenders
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Russia has "well over 1,000 troops" operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned on Thursday, as Moscow faced an intensifying backlash over growing evidence of its direct military involvement in the former Soviet country's uprising in the east."Russia is trying to prevent a defeat of the separatists and want to hold on to this area," a senior Nato officer told reporters at its military headquarters in the Belgian town of Mons. He added that the estimate was "quite a conservative" one.The official also said that there were about 20,000 Russian troops amassed at the border with Ukraine and that the troops were "far more capable than what we saw in Marc


Added: Aug-28-2014 Occurred On: Aug-28-2014
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