Friday, March 28, 2014

House Committee Letter Reveals ‘Urgency and Alarm’ over Potential Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Noah Rothman
March 27th, 2014

A striking report from CNN defense reporter Barbara Starr reveals that both administration officials and members of Congress are increasingly concerned that a Russian invasion of South and East Ukraine could be imminent.

Starr reported that multiple administration officials have disclosed that the buildup of troops along Ukraine’s border suggest that Moscow is preparing to make a border incursion into Ukrainian territory.

The buildup, officials say, is consistent with activities along the Russian border which preceded the invasions of Chechnya and Georgia.

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