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Cameron offers more Typhoons for Nato air mission

Britain will offer another two Typhoon warplanes to patrol the skies of eastern Europe amid continuing tensions with Russia over the Ukraine cris, David Cameron has said.

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Ukraine launches dawn assault against separatists

Ukraine said military operations against pro-Russian separatists in the industrial east of the country continued at dawn this morning near the town of Kramatorsk.

A Ukrainian soldier stands guard near the Kramatorsk airport in eastern Ukraine last month. Credit: Reuters

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Ukrainian forces had seized control of a television tower in Kramatorsk, near the rebel stronghold of Slaviansk where there was heavy fighting yesterday.

"We are not stopping," Avakov wrote on his Facebook page, but gave no information on casualties.

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