EU foreign policy chief: Russia amassing over 150,000 troops along Ukraine borders, in Crimea


EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Monday that Russia has massed over 150,000 troops along the Ukrainian border and in the annexed Crimea peninsula. “It is the highest Russian military deployment at Ukrainian borders ever,” Borrell told journalists after talks involving Ukraine’s foreign minister, refusing to disclose the source of the figure.  Earlier on Monday, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry said it had expelled a Russian diplomat in a tit-for-tat move after Moscow ordered a Ukrainian consul in Saint Petersburg to leave Russia, accusing him of trying to obtain sensitive information……Read More

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