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NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance
NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance

NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression, alliance sources told news agencies in Brussels. In their first meeting since Russia occupied and annexed Ukraine's Crimea territory, the top diplomats from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's 28 member states closed ranks in unanimously voting to increase pressure on Moscow to cease massing troops on Ukraine's border. An alliance official who briefed reporters in the Belgian capital estimated that the number of...

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