Moldova puts borders on alert amid Ukraine unrest

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Associated Press

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Updated Monday, May 5 at 5:32 PM

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova's government says it has placed the landlocked country's borders on alert amid unrest in neighboring Ukraine.

The president, prime minister and parliament speaker announced the move Monday in a joint statement after Ukrainian forces deployed an elite unit to the Ukrainian port of Odessa.

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