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Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg said that while it is "too early" to comment on proposals to provide permanent NATO troops to the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, they may be considered. (Associated Press)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorized a string of provocative moves from the Arctic to the Black Sea in recent months in an attempt to intimidate NATO allies along the border for the old Soviet Union, including Hungary, Romania and Latvia, and boost allies of Moscow living in those countries. (Associated Press)

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Latvia's Ernests Gulbis returns to his chair after breaking his racket as he plays Switzerland's Roger Federer during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Switzerland's Roger Federer looks down as he plays Latvia's Ernests Gulbis during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Latvia's Ernests Gulbis waves after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Switzerland's Roger Federer looks down as he plays Latvia's Ernests Gulbis during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Switzerland's Roger Federer looks down as he plays Latvia's Ernests Gulbis during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Latvia's Ernests Gulbis returns the ball to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball during the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Latvia's Ernests Gulbis at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)