First trucks pass the border post at Izvaryne, eastern Ukraine
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Ukraine conflict: West condemns Russia aid convoy move

The US has joined Ukrainian authorities in condemning Russia's decision to move lorries carrying aid into eastern Ukraine, without permission from Kiev.

A Pentagon spokesman suggested the convoy was a cover for some other action.

Russia has defended the move, saying it did have permission from the Ukrainian authorities to deliver the aid.

Tom Esslemont reports from Washington.

  • 23 Aug 2014
  • From the section Europe
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