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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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US threatens further sanctions over Russian aid convoy

The White House joined Kiev tonight in accusing Russia of a "flagrant violation of international law" after a convoy of lorries carrying humanitarian aid crossed the border with Ukraine without permission.

It said Russia should remove them immediately, or face further economic sanctions.

ITV News' Europe Editor James Mates reports from Washington:

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