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Ukraine alarmed as Russia puts Troops on Alert

WASHINGTON — Ukraine, after their parliament voted out President Viktor Yanukovich [1] for his pro-Russia ties, is now facing economic hardship and possibly a military intervention by Russia.

ukraine eu protest [2]Reuters reported [3] that Russian President Vladimir Putin put his country’s troops on high alert for war games close to Ukraine. It is a strong indication from Putin to Ukraine for ousting an ally.

Ukraine has asked the West for financial aid, after Russia said it will put a hold on a $15 billion aid package [4] to Ukraine. Now, with aggressive military drills close to Ukraine, the protest movement [5] and new government are facing another potential threat to the country.