Russia Extends Troop Drills Near Ukraine as Violence Spikes
By LORI HINNANT and JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is extending military drills near Ukraine's northern borders after two days of sustained shelling along the contact line between Ukrainian soldiers and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
The exercises in Belarus, which borders Ukraine to the north, originally were set to end on Sunday.
The joint drills brought a sizable contingent of Russian forces to Belarus, and their presence raised concern that they could be sent down to Ukraine's capital in the event of a Russian invasion.
A top European Union official said, "The big question remains: does the Kremlin want dialogue?"
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