Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:47

The Russians are coming and their excuse is that they were frustrated by a week of delays after sending over "130 AID" trucks. These vehicles rolled into rebel-held eastern Ukraine today without the direct approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident.

Fighting in eastern Ukraine began back in mid-April, a month after Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Black Sea peninsula. It has killed over 2,000 people and forced 340,000 to flee, according to the United Nations.

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