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US blames Russia for Ukraine violence

The United States and Nato accuse Russia of stoking violence in eastern Ukraine.

US President Barack Obama and Nato have accused Russia of stoking violence in eastern Ukraine.

Russia denies claims by Nato that more than 1,000 Russian troops are now operating in the region.

Meanwhile pro-Russian rebels have opened a new front in the south of Ukraine, seizing the coastal town of Novoazovsk.

Diplomatic correspondent James Robbins reports.

  • 28 Aug
  • From the section Europe