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NATO Secretary General statement after the extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission

29 Aug. 2014

We have just held an extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, following the serious escalation of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. The meeting was held at Ukraine’s request.


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NATO releases satellite imagery showing Russian combat troops inside Ukraine

28 Aug. 2014

NATO’s Allied Command Operations in Mons, Belgium on Thursday (28 August 2014) released new satellite imagery that show Russian combat forces engaged in military operations inside the sovereign territory of Ukraine. "Over the past two weeks we have noted a significant escalation in both the level and sophistication of Russia’s military interference in Ukraine,” said Brigadier General Nico Tak, Director of the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre at Allied Command Operations. "The satellite images released today provide additional evidence that Russian combat soldiers, equipped with sophisticated heavy weaponry, are operating inside Ukraine’s sovereign territory,” he said


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Statement by NATO Secretary General on the so-called elections in Abkhazia, Georgia

25 Aug. 2014

NATO does not recognise the election held on 24 August in the Georgian region of Abkhazia.


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