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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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Ukraine and Russian foreign ministers to meet

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said he would meet Russia's Sergei Lavrov and the foreign ministers of Germany and France on Sunday in Berlin. "It can be at a square table or a round table but we have to talk," Klimkin said in a Twitter post.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin Credit: Reuters

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