Kyiv calls Berlin amid Russian incursion reports

Ukraine’s president, speaking with the German chancellor, has accused Russia of a “brutal violation of international law.” This followed claims that an armored convoy including 32 tanks had entered eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine was hit by a “substantial rollback” and faced a further escalation of violence, President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday after hearing reports from his security command that a heavily armored unit had crossed into Ukraine from Russia.

Some 32 tanks, 16 artillery howitzers and 30 trucks carrying ammunition crossed into separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, National Security Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in Kyiv, according to an official transcript.

 
 
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