The Obama administration is sending ground troops to Poland in response to Russia's moves in Ukraine, Poland’s defense minister, Tomasz Siemoniak, tells The Washington Post.
The move, he said, was agreed to as part of an expansion of the NATO presence in the region.
The New York Times, meanwhile, said the troops would participate in small exercises in Estonia as well as Poland.
The Poland exercise, which is to be announced next week, involves one U.S. Army company — about 150 soldiers — and would last about two weeks. The Estonia exercise is similar, said a Western official who declined to be identified, the Times reports.
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