NATO official

June 3, 2014 9:27 PM

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BRUSSELS: Russia has withdrawn most of the some 40,000 troops it had massed on the Ukraine border and those remaining are preparing to pull out, a NATO military official said Tuesday.

The official, who asked not to be named, said NATO continued to see Russian troop activity near the border but "the majority of troops have now pulled back."

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