Russia's ambassador to the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov
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Russia: 'Only 10 soldiers in Ukraine'

Russia's ambassador to the European Union tells the BBC there are only 10 Russian soldiers in eastern Ukraine

Russia's ambassador to the European Union has dismissed allegations that thousands of Russian soldiers are fighting with pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.

Vladimir Chizhov said there were a handful of Russian soldiers in eastern Ukraine and they were only there because they had "wandered into Ukrainian territory by mistake".

  • 28 Aug
  • From the section Europe