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#Ukraine 'destroys' Russian military vehicles

Russian military vehiclesUkrainian security forces have attacked and destroyed military vehicles that were part of a column that crossed from Russia into eastern Ukraine, the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said in a statement.

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Putin addresses Russia's parliament in #Crimea

President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will do its utmost to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine, but also that he has approved defence ministry plans to set up a military task force in Crimea.

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Donetsk under fire as #Ukraine toll 'doubles'

Shelling of the rebel-held eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has intensified, as the UN reports the death toll from fighting between government troops and pro-Russia separatists has nearly doubled in the past fortnight.

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Donetsk rocked by heavy shelling

DonetskArtillery shells have hit close to the centre of Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk, killing at least one person, witnesses said.

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#Ukraine vows to block Russian 'aid' convoy

A massive Russian aid convoy rumbled towards Ukraine's border as Kiev vowed to block what it feared could be a "Trojan horse" bringing military assistance to pro-Moscow rebels fighting a bloody insurgency in the east.

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#Switzerland landslide derails passenger train

Eleven people have been injured after a Swiss mountain train ran into a landslide in the Alps, derailing three train cars and sending one carriage into a ravine, police said.

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Nationalist fighters killed in #Ukraine

At least 12 twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have been killed and an unknown number taken captive, a spokesman for the group has said.

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#Ukraine threatens to deny #Russia aid access

A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Ukraine said it would not let the mission in because it is not being coordinated by the International Red Cross and could be a covert military operation.

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#Britain condemned for banning prisoner vote

The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Britain once again for banning prisoners from voting, while ruling that inmates who challenged the ban were not entitled to any compensation.

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#Ukraine and #Russia agree Luhansk aid mission

LuhanskThe Red Cross is to lead an international humanitarian aid operation into Ukraine's conflict-stricken province of Luhansk with assistance from Russia, the European Union and the US, Kiev has said.

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