EU silent on reported Putin threats against Eastern Europe

The EU on Thursday refused to confirm a report that President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine's leader that Russian troops could invade Eastern European capitals within two days if ordered.
Vladimir Putin, Jose Manuel Barroso
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