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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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EU warns Russia against military action in Ukraine

The European Union has warned Russia against any "unilateral military actions in Ukraine." The bloc's foreign ministers said they would consider it a "blatant violation of international law."

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EU foreign ministers said in a statement after talks in Brussels that the 28-nation EU was "increasingly concerned at the worsening crisis in eastern Ukraine and its humanitarian impact on the civilian population."

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