NATO military chief: Russia could move swiftly into Ukraine

NATO's military chief, US Gen. Philip Breedlove, warned Wednesday that Russian troops could begin moving on Ukraine within 12 hours of being given an order. The 40,000 Russian troops massed on the border have all the components necessary, “supported by fixed wing aircraft, rotary aircraft, and all the logistics for an incursion.” Breedlove said NATO has a good air and sea plan and is working on developing a land component for deterrence.


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