Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves into Ukraine, call for de-escalation

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 22, 2014 - 6:35 PM

EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine, the buildup of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border and Russian shelling into Ukraine represent dangerous escalations of tensions by Moscow.

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