Pro-Russian rebels parade seized Ukrainian troops

Pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine town of Donetsk paraded captured Ukrainian troops through the streets of their main stronghold.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on both sides to engage in order to bring peace to Ukraine as she pledged €500 million to help rebuild the war-shattered eastern regions.

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First Russian aid trucks drive into eastern Ukraine

The first of 200 trucks carrying aid from Russia have driven into Ukraine with the help of the Red Cross, the Associated Press reports.

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