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Thousands of Russian troops amass on Ukraine's border

Clip: 04/13/2021 | 5m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Russia- backed separatists have been fighting against Ukrainian forces since 2014, but this year Ukraine says Russia has gathered nearly 80,000 troops at its border. The Russian government says it’s a reaction to what it claimed are NATO plans to push troops closer to Russia’s borders. Bill Taylor, former acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 04/13/21

Rating: NR

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