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Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded
Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a snap meeting of his security council on Thursday, declaring that Russian forces had invaded Ukraine.  Poroshenko summoned the council as pro-Russian separatist rebels tightened their grip on the town of Novoazovsk in southern Ukraine, opening a new front in the months long battle with Ukrainian government troops.  “Today the president’s place is in Kiev,” he said.  As tensions rose in Kiev, Russian state television broadcast an interview with a Ukrainian rebel leader who claimed that thousands of Russian citizens were fighting alongside the separatists in southeast Ukraine as volunteers.   Alexander...

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