British blogger 'detained' in Ukraine

A British blogger who contributes to Russian Today has been detained in Ukraine, the TV channel has said.

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#GrahamPhillips update: @grahamwp_uk to be taken to Kiev, handed to British Consul & released - Ukraine's Defense Min http://t.co/0NXYAEF3Tc

The pro-Kremlin news channel said Graham Philips, a blogger from Nottingham, has been detained by the Ukrainian forces and taken to the UK consulate in Kiev.

Foreign Office said it was aware of the detention of a British national, but would not confirm his name.

Two Russian journalists, working for the pro-Kremlin internet news outlet LifeNews, have also been detained in Ukraine.

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