Friday, April 4, 2008

Putin Angered Over Possible NATO East Expansion, Would Consider It A Direct Threat

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin. Photograph: Vladimir Rodionov/EPA

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, today repeated his warning that Moscow would view any attempt to expand Nato to its borders as a "direct threat".

Russia has been angered by the 26-nation military alliance's eastward growth, and Nato yesterday said Ukraine and Georgia, both former Soviet republics, could one day join.


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