Top US general sent back to Europe over Ukraine crisis

US general Philip Mark Breedlove arrives on January 31, 2014 for 50th Munich Security ConferenceThe United States has sent its top general in Europe back to the continent early, amid what the Pentagon on Sunday called Russia’s “lack of transparency” over the Ukraine crisis. General Philip Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander Europe and the US military’s European Command chief, returned to Europe on Saturday from a visit in Washington, where he had been due to testify before Congress.

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