"Thousands" of "Thousands" of Russian troops reported in east Ukraine

A militant of the self-proclaimed “People’s Republic of Donetsk” stands guard during a prisoner exchange between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on February 21, 2015 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Frunze (AFP Photo/Vasily Maximov)

A report from the United States’ senior envoy to Europe has alleged Wednesday that Russia had deployed “thousands and thousands” of troops to neighboring Ukraine. Reports also indicate that Russia was flooding eastern Ukraine with military hardware. Sources indicate that “Since December, Russia has transferred hundreds of pieces of military equipment, including tanks, armored vehicles, rocket systems, heavy artillery,” Nuland said. FULL REPORT