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Poroshenko: 'Ukraine close to point of no return'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that "we are very close to the point of no return, which is full scale war" with Russia.

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, threatening to impose fresh sanctions against Russia.

Russia denies that its forces are backing rebels, who have been gaining ground on Ukrainian forces.

  • 30 Aug 2014
  • From the section Europe
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