NATO Chief Slams Russia Amid Upsurge in Ukraine Conflict

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Feb. 5, 2015NATO said on Thursday Russia was delivering sophisticated weaponry to rebels in eastern Ukraine, renewing long-standing accusations amid the worst upsurge in fighting in months between the Kiev government’s forces and pro-Russian rebels….

“We have precise information that Russia is present in eastern Ukraine and that it has delivered large quantities of heavy, advanced weapons to the separatists,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Oslo.

“Artillery, anti-aircraft systems, advanced weapons systems. They have supplied more than 1,000 units of this kind to the separatists.”

Image: Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Feb. 5, 2015 (photo: NATO)