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Invasion?

3:42 PM, Aug 13, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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Kristina Wong of The Hill reports that:

Officials in Washington are increasingly worried that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine.

A convoy of nearly 300 trucks is on the move from Russia toward the Ukraine border.  They are carrying, according to the Russians, humanitarian supplies.  The administration in Washington fears a ruse and:

… NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned Monday that there was a "high probability" Russian forces could begin marching across the border.

When asked if the Russians might actually be conducting an invasion, Marie Harf, a State Department press briefer, answered:

“Well, we don't know.”

An honest answer, anyway.

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