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Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine

http://www.dw.de/evidence-mounting-of-russian-troops-in-ukraine/a-18294255

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Russian troops in Ukraine. Note the absence of identification symbols on the uniforms. 

Evidence is mounting that Russian soldiers are officially fighting in Eastern Ukraine. Reporters and human rights activists describe their attempts to remain undercover. It was a surprising confession. In an interview with the opposition Russian newspaper, Nowaja Gaseta, (from Monday, March 2) a wounded Russian tank operator confirmed what many have long assumed: That contracted Russian soldiers are fighting alongside the separatists in Eastern Ukraine against the Ukrainian army. And not just a few soldiers. A day after the interview was published, US General Ben Hodges said in Berlin that the US military was working on the assumption of 12,000 Russian troops in the region. Read Full Article