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(Telegraph / Worthy News)– President Barack Obama has called on Congress to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe, as he sought to ease anxiety among NATO allies who are wary of Russia's threatening moves in Ukraine.

Obama was announcing the initiative during a visit to Warsaw, Poland, his first stop on a three-country swing through Europe. The White House said the funding would be used to increase military exercises and training missions, as well as rotations of air and ground forces, on the continent.

Officials said Obama was also seeking to ramp up U.S. Navy participation in Nato deployments in the Black and Baltic Seas, plus working to boost the military capacity of non-Nato countries that sit on Russia's border, including Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.

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