News Briefs

  4/24/2014, Nissan 24, 5774

Russian Military Exercise 'Against Ukrainian Machine'

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu announced, Thursday, that his country's army has started a military exercise on the border with Ukraine in response to the escalation of tension in the area, including a Ukrainian campaign against pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of Ukraine.

Shoygu told Russian media, "We were forced to respond to the Ukrainian war machine."