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Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

Fighting has started again in eastern Ukraine between government troops and separatist rebels, Ukrainian military officials said.

Yesterday a missile killed at least 15 refugees who were trying to flee the area "burning them alive". More bodies may still be recovered.

This comes days after a convoy of aid supplies travelled to the country from Moscow but Ukraine is still to let them in over fears it could spark an invasion.

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'I am ashamed of the government': Russian PM hacked

Hackers broke into the official Twitter account of the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and posted a spoof message saying he was quitting.

Mr Medvedev's hacked Twitter account said he was resigning. Credit: Twitter

The fake tweet had Medvedev saying: "I am resigning. I am ashamed of the government's actions. I'm sorry." Medvedev's office rushed to confirm his account was hacked.

Using an informal version of the President Vladimir Putin's first name, the hacker tweeted: "I have long wanted to tell you. Vova! You are wrong!"

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