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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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Deaths reported after heavy fighting in Slaviansk

Fighting intensified across the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk today, where the troops have been trying to regain control from pro-Russian forces.

Ukraine's Defence Ministry confirmed a helicopter was shot down, but said the pilots survived.

Further south in Odessa, a special forces unit has been deployed. ITV News Europe Editor James Mates reports from Ukraine:

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