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Sending Over More Troops

Cedar Rapids, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) The U.S. is sending more troops overseas, in response to the rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia.

Pentagon officials say they're sending troops to Poland today to begin working with soldiers there.

In the next few days, additional companies will be heading to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for similar training.

U.S. leaders say they're trying to work with their allies, who are worried about Russias intervention in Ukraine.

Right now, the first group of troops is on their way to Ukraine, pentagon officials say the exercises will last about a month.

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