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Reuters: NATO chief accuses Russia of deep involvement in east Ukraine

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April 15, 2014, 5:05 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Reuters

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says "it is very clear that Russia's hand is deeply engaged" in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
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 Russia is deeply involved in the crisis in eastern Ukraine where pro-Moscow separatists have seized control of a number of government buildings, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on April 15. The frank remarks from the head of the western military alliance underline rising tensions with Moscow, which says it is not involved in the armed pro-Russian protests in eastern Ukraine.

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