WASHINGTON: ' President Obama Side-Steps Question When Asked Whether Russia Has Mounted Invasion of Ukraine '

Ace News Services

AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES (Washington) – August 29 – President Obama on Thursday sidestepped the question of whether Russia has mounted an invasion of Ukraine, describing the movement of troops and equipment across the border as an he repeatedly avoids direct question.

Obama accused Russia of “deliberately and repeatedly” violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and vowed “more costs and consequences” from the United States and its allies.

“The separatists are trained by Russia, they are armed by Russia, they are funded by Russia,” Obama said. “Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and the new images of Russian forces inside Ukraine make that plain for the world to see.”

More than 1,000 Russian troops have entered the country, and two columns of tanks and military vehicles have crossed the border, Ukrainian and NATO officials told The Associated Press. Russia has also…

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