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Ukraine fears Russia 'ready to attack'

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Ukraine's Western-backed leaders voiced fears of an imminent Russian invasion of the industrial heartland, as NATO's top commander warned of a "very sizeable" Russian troop presence on Ukraine's eastern border. 

Ukrainian soldiers stand in front of the marine battalion headquarters in the Crimean city of Feodosia on March 23, 2014

The warnings came a day after Kremlin troops seized Ukraine's last airbase in Crimea, deploying armoured personnel carriers and stun grenades in a spectacular show of force after sealing the peninsula's annexation.

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