WW4 File: UKRAINE, RUSSIA AT WAR: Kremlin feigns disinterest in invading mainland Ukraine after forcibly annexing Crimea, bolstering positions along neighbor’s border under guise of exercises; Air France superjumbo on Shanghai-Paris flight diverted after Russia closes airspace, possibly for strategic rocket drill in Siberia; Lithuania alarmed by Kaliningrad exercise held in con- junction with Russia’s other military districts; Baltic, Northern Fleets carry out maneuvers SW of Cyprus, employ ASW, landing ships; VDV to hold joint drill with Belarusian counterparts in Apr., follows 3,500-soldier paradrop ahead of Crimean referendum; Belarusian army in 2nd stage of “tabletop exercise”; Russian “peacekeeping” force in Moldova’s Transnistria holds 2nd “anti-terrorist” drill, “practices rebuffing attack against base”; Russia introduces passport controls for Ukrainians entering country from Belarus, normally no such checks within Union State

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