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US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia’s doorstep

WorldNews Thursday, 12 January 2017
US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia’s doorstepAmerican soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have US troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Some people waved and held up American flags as U.S. troops in tanks and other vehicles crossed into southwestern Poland from Germany and headed toward the town of Zagan, where they will be based. Poland’s prime minister and defense minister will welcome them in an official ceremony Saturday. “This is the...
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Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland. The deployment by President Barack Obama is aimed at reassuring NATO allies in eastern Europe concerned about Russian agression. The move by Washington is the biggest military reinforcement in Europe in decades...

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