Pentagon – Russian troops are still on Ukraine’s borders

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 12:09

Russian troops are still located in the border areas of eastern Ukraine and are ready to invade. The information comes from Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby at a briefing commenting on the statement by Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin on the withdrawal of the Russian troops to places of permanent deployment.

“We see no signs that confirm this,” said Kirby, Deutsche Welle reports. ”The troops are still there in large numbers.” According to the U.S. experts, “the Russian troops are still in a state of high alert.” Kirby also said that the Pentagon still urges Moscow to withdraw troops from the border because their presence hurt the chances of de-escalating tension in the region.

Earlier, the U.S. had found no evidence of a withdrawal by Russian troops from the border with Ukraine despite the statements from President Putin. NATO has also not seen any evidence of a decreasing Russian military presence on the border with Ukraine.

On May 7, Putin announced that Russia withdrew its troops from the border with Ukraine; now they are located where regular drills are held. However, Ukrainian border guards claim that they continue to record Russian troop and equipment maneuvers near the border.


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2 thoughts on “Pentagon – Russian troops are still on Ukraine’s borders

  1. Don’t forget, these USA EXPERTS are the same people who DELIBERATELY LIED TO THE WORLD ABOUT IRAQI WMD’s, the proceeded to Murder 500,000 Children, Women and Men.
    The following is a list of countries that the USA has initiated/sanctioned Coup’s and/or International Murder.
    1949 Greece
    1952 Cuba
    1953 Iran, British Guyana
    1954 Guatemala
    1955 S. Vietnam
    1957 Haiti
    1958 Laos
    1960 S. Korea, Laos, Ecuador
    1963 Dominican R, S. Vietnam, Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador
    1964 Brazil, Bolivia
    1965 Zaire
    1966 Ghana
    1967 Greece
    1970 Cambodia, Bolivia
    1972 El Salvador
    1973 Chile
    1975 Australia
    1979 S. Korea
    1980 Liberia
    1982 Chad
    1983 Grenada
    1987 Fiji
    1991 Slovenia (EX Yu.), Croatia (EX Yu.)
    1992 Bosnia & Hercegovina (EX Yu.)
    1998 Kosovo (EX Yu.)
    2002 Venezuela
    2003 Iraq
    2004 Haiti
    2009 Honduras
    2011 Libya, Syria
    2013 Egypt
    2014 Ukraine

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