BRUSSELS (AN) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday there is no indication Russia is backing away from possibly invading Ukraine despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims he is partially withdrawing a huge number of forces engaged in elaborate military drills.
The military alliance among Canada, the United States and 27 European nations is publicizing its take on Putin's maneuvers to deter Russia from rolling into its neighbor Ukraine. Though Putin said he does not want to start a war, leaders in Washington and Europe say they are wary of his apparent diplomatic overtures and hope for meaningful dialogue.
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