As it happened: Russia troops 'inside Ukraine'

Key points

  • President Poroshenko holds urgent talks in Kiev after saying Russian troops are in eastern Ukraine.
  • Ukraine's to bring back conscription - but will not send conscripts to fight in the east.
  • Pro-Russian rebels seize control of Novoazovsk in Ukraine's south-east, and threaten the port of Mariupol.
  • A pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine, says 3-4,000 Russian citizens are fighting with the rebels.
  • The UN Security Council is holding an emergency session on Ukraine, which started at 19:00 BST.
  • All times BST (GMT + 1 hour).

Live text


  • Alastair Lawson 
  • Mike Hills 
  • Richard Irvine-Brown 
  • Alex Morrison 
  • Patrick Jackson 
  • Harry Low 
  • Andree Massiah 
  • Robert Greenall 
  • Bernadette McCague 
  • Helier Cheung 

Last updated 28 August 2014

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