Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Thousands Of Ukrainian Troops On Border With Russian-Influenced Transnistria In South

Ukraine on Friday placed up to 7,000 troops on its southern border with the breakaway Moldovan state of Transnistria fearing pro-Russian hostility in the region, according to Russian news agency Tass. The small state, which is situated on a thin strip of land between the River Dniester and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine, has been heavily influenced by Moscow and has a significant number of Russian soldiers and weaponry inside Transnistria.

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