Russia says it’s ready to retaliate in Ukraine
Russian foreign minister says U.S. is directing Ukrainian government in “hands-on manner.”
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"The journalist has normal living conditions and is being fed," he said.
To the north and west of Ukraine, a company of 150 U.S. paratroopers landed in Poland on Wednesday to begin exercises with the Polish military, a move that has been greeted with relief by Eastern European leaders who fear Russian military actions near their borders. Three other similar-size companies of U.S. troops will be sent to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia over the next several days.
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Birnbaum reported from Moscow.
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