Ukraine on Edge: Russians Warned of a Military Response

A show of force as American paratroopers arrive in Poland.
1:38 | 04/23/14

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Atlanta. Next here now a kind of dare, double dare between the U.S. And Russia over the intention in the Ukraine. Tonight those U.S. Paratroopers have landed in Poland. A show of force not lost on Russia. ABC's Alex Marquardt is on the ground with what is new tonight. Reporter: A show of force as American paratroopers arrived today in Poland. A message to Moscow which responded today saying it's ready to react militarily. Is an attack against the Russian Federation. Reporter: Ukraine says its relaunching it's anti terrorism operation. The unsuccessful attempt to quash eastern Ukraine where pro Russian forces seized government buildings. As tensions rise, so have the number of threats against foreign journalists. American Simon ostrovsky, a reporter has been detained for two days. He was given incorrect one sided information adding that ostrovsky needs to be taught a lessen. Do you plan to release him soon. He feels fine. We're feeding him well he said. Nothing unpleasant is happening to him. Reporter: The mayor assured us that ostrovsky would be released. Tonight the United States is calling on Russia to use its influence with those pro Russia groups to get him and other detainees out. So far his ordeal not ending any time soon.

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