BBC: Russian 'troop build-up' near Ukraine alarms Nato
Russia has warned Nato against sending any troops to help Ukraine, amid reports of a large Russian military build-up on its borders.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia would take "additional measures" if Nato were to make such a move. Sporadic, low-level clashes continue in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists.
US forces in Europe are now on higher alert, citing "escalations of Russian aggression" in the area.
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More News On US And NATO Concerns Over Growing Tensions Between Russia And Ukraine
NATO condemns Russian military build-up as Moscow warns escalation could 'destroy' Ukraine — France 24
Russia Massing Troops on Border, Ukraine Warns — VOA/AFP
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'aggravating' situation in Donbass — DW
EU Accuses Russia Of Launching 'Conscription Campaign' In Crimea — RFE
Pentagon ‘watching’ as Russia steps up aggression in Eastern Europe — PoliticoOriginal Article
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