On the eve of a major NATO defense ministers’ meeting in Brussels, Russia's envoy to NATO has warned that Moscow will respond to a buildup of the alliance's forces near Russian borders.

On Wednesday, defense ministers from the 28 member states of the alliance will discuss bolstering the NATO troop presence in Poland and the Baltic States, in order to increase the alliance’s ability to deter Russian aggression.

But Alexander Grushko said in televised remarks Monday that the deployment of NA...

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