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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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Cameron 'gravely concerned' over Ukraine

David Cameron is "gravely concerned" at reports of Russian military vehicles crossing into Ukraine, his spokesperson said.

After speaking to Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, the Prime Minister said Russia must not use its humanitarian aid convoy as a pretext for provocation and asked Russia to "demonstrate willingness to find a peaceful solution to conflict in Ukraine."

Pro-Russian rebels hold their positions on the frontline near the village of Krasnodon, eastern Ukraine. Credit: PA Wire

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