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Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine
Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor. Ukraine’s national security chief called Russia’s unauthorized entrance a “direct invasion” but said Ukrainian forces would refrain from attacking the trucks to avoid a dangerous escalation of the conflict that has already killed more than 2,000 people. Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted it was necessary to move the convoy without Ukraine’s go-ahead or with its intended escort by the International...

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