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Russia accused of 'direct invasion' as trucks enter Ukraine without OK
Russia accused of 'direct invasion' as trucks enter Ukraine without OK

Russia made good Friday on weeks-long threats to send a massive convoy into eastern Ukraine to deliver supplies, pushing the 280-truck column across the border without the consent of Ukrainian authorities in Kiev or with its agreed Red Cross escorts. The provocative move drew instant condemnation from the European Union, NATO and the U.S., and Ukraine's national security chief called it a "direct invasion" in violation of international law. All 280 vehicles of the convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to civilians in the embattled eastern Ukraine cities of Luhansk and Donetsk had passed through the border by afternoon, Russian media reported. The convoy crossed...

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