SATELLITE PICTURES SHOW RUSSIAN ARMED FORCES IN UKRAINE

BBC News on August 29, 2014, reported that Nato released satellite images it said showed columns of Russian armed forces inside Ukrainian territory. Excerpts below:

Nato Brigadier General Niko Tak said more than 1,000 Russian troops were operating inside Ukraine, both supporting the separatists and fighting on their side.

He told the BBC there had been a “significant escalation in the level and sophistication of Russia’s military interference in Ukraine” over the past two weeks.

The Ukrainian and Russian ambassadors addressed an emergency session at the UN

At Thursday’s emergency session of the UN Security Council, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin accepted that there were Russian volunteers in eastern parts of Ukraine,…

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