Pentagon: Russia readying powerful weapons for Ukraine

Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine and it could happen at any time, the Pentagon spokesman said Friday, citing the latest U.S. intelligence.

The transfer could be "imminent," Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters. It's believed the weaponry will be driven into Ukraine "potentially today," Warren said, but it is not clear if Russian troops will be involved.

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf also warned of the possibility Thursday, telling reporters, "We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces in Ukraine and have evidence that Russia is firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions."

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