Ukraine’s President: ‘Russian Forces Have Entered Ukraine’

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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday

Poroshenko canceled a trip and called an emergency meeting as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. He summoned the nation’s security council as the strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists.

“Today the president’s place is in Kiev,” Poroshenko said.

A U.S. official told CNN that up to 1,000 heavily armed Russian troops have moved into southern Ukraine Read more…

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