Nato Warns Russia Is Risking Europe's Peace, Security
Ukraine has mobilized for war amid warnings from Nato that Russia's annexation of Crimea "threatens peace and security in Europe".
With tension nearing boiling point, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Nato Secretary General, vowed the organisation would stand by Ukraine, a nation of 46 million which occupies a vital strategic position between Europe and Russia.
Speaking before he chaired an emergency meeting of ambassadors from the 28 Nato member states, he said: "Russia must stop its military activities and its threats."
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