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Russian armored invasion of Ukraine confirmed by NATO, separatists
Russian armored invasion of Ukraine confirmed by NATO, separatists

Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula that Moscow annexed in March, Ukrainian and NATO officials reported. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization released satellite photos of Russia's recent troop and armor buildup on its border with Ukraine, and images showing columns of tanks and armored vehicles entering Ukraine from Russia's Rostov region. The Western military alliance evidence was bolstered by a pro-Russia separatist leader who told Russian state television that at least 3,000 Russian gunmen, many of them retired military or active-duty Kremlin...

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