German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

German Officials: Claims of Russian Invasion of Ukraine Are American Propaganda

More recent claims of 50-plus Russian tanks crossing the border were similarly untrue, with European officials say the only evidence was for a handful of ramshackle armored vehicles crossing the border, and likely not military in origin.