Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into 'frontline of confrontation'




 
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December 24th, 2014  
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Topic: Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into 'frontline of confrontation'


By Thomas Grove MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday NATO was turning Ukraine into a "frontline of confrontation" and threatened to sever remaining ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine's hopes of joining it were realized. The Kiev parliament's renunciation of Ukraine's neutral status on Tuesday in pursuit of NATO membership has outraged Moscow and deepened the worst confrontation between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. ...




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