First troops land in Poland as U.S. beefs up Baltic presence (13)

Japan Times 2014.04.24 06:42
Bloomberg, AFP-JIJI KIEV/SWIDWIN, POLAND - Ukraine on Wednesday restarted an offensive against separatists in eastern cities, prompting Russia to call the move a crime and warn that it would protect its citizens in Ukrainian territory. Operations to clear militants from Kramatorsk, Slovyansk and other cities were underway yesterday, Ukraine's First Deputy Prime Minister Vitali Yarema said.
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