William Hague condemn's Russia over Ukraine tanks move

William Hague has condemned the "completely unacceptable" sight of tanks entering eastern Ukraine from Russia.

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Russian tanks accused of crossing Ukrainian border

Ukraine has accused Russia of bringing three tanks into the east of the country to fight the Ukrainian army.

An armed pro-Russian separatist looks on at a town center in Snizhnye in eastern Ukraine, yesterday. Credit: Reuters

Interior Minister Arseny Avakov suggested separatist rebels had brought three tanks and other military vehicles across the border.

While he did not directly accuse Russia of sending the tanks, he made clear he held President Vladimir Putin responsible for failing to carry out a promise to tighten controls at the border.

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