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Russia talk of pre-emptive strike unjustified: NATO

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (C) gestures during a meeting with military officials in the Kaliningrad region November 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (C) gestures during a meeting with military officials in the Kaliningrad region November 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (C) gestures during a meeting with military officials in the Kaliningrad region November 29, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin
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Anti-NATO protesters stand with flags as USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) missile cruiser arrives at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, January 26, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-NATO protesters stand with flags as USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) missile cruiser arrives at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, January 26, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-NATO protesters stand with flags as USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) missile cruiser arrives at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, January 26, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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