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NATO Secretary-General to Russia: Do Not 'Escalate Tension'

<p>Moscow has responded to the ouster of Ukrainian President Vikor Yanukovych by announcing military drills along its border.</p>
Image: NATO Secretary-General Rasmussen holds a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.LAURENT DUBRULE / Reuters

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned Russia on Thursday against any action in the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea.

Moscow has denounced the interim government that replaced Ukrainian President Vikor Yanukovych, whom they supported, and announced military drills along its border.