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Russian Minister Tells US: No Plans to Enter Eastern Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he has received official assurances that Russian troops massed near Ukraine have no plans to cross the border.A Pentagon spokesman said Hagel spoke Wednesday for nearly an hour with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. During the call, Hagel asked why Russian troops are deploying along Ukraine's eastern and southern borders. The spokesman said Hagel was assured that the troops are conducting maneuvers and have no plans to enter Ukraine.Hours...

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