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 bans Russian TV for 'spreading propoganda'

Fourteen Russian television channels have been banned from broadcasting in Ukraine amid accusations they are being used to spread propoganda.

In a statement on his Facebook page, Ukrainian interior ministry aide Anton Gerashenko said the channels - which include Russia Today and Life News - had been temporarily banned for "broadcasting propaganda of war and violence".

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