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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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The latest on national protests. Plus, what went wrong in Yemen rescue attempt?

The latest on national protests. Plus, what went wrong in Yemen rescue attempt?

March 6th, 2014
09:26 PM ET

White House downplays surprise Russian military exercises

(CNN) – Russia began large-scale air defense drills 280 miles east from its border with Ukraine Thursday, according to Russian state news.

But White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes downplayed the surprise military exercises in an interview with CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."

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