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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Russia: Humanitarian aid talks with Ukraine 'continue'

Russian foreign ministry said talks with Ukraine over humanitarian aid coming to eastern Ukraine continue.

The two countries traded allegations earlier. Ukraine accused Russia of sending an armoured column across the border to eastern Ukraine, while Russia said Ukraine engaged in intense fighting to stop its humanitarian aid.

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