NATO military officer via National Post: “we assess there are over 1,000 Russian troops operating inside Ukraine”
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko via president.gov.ua: "I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and Starobeshevo, as Russian troops were actually brought into Ukraine."
BBC: "Ten Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian military sources are quoted as saying."
AFP (see video): "Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russian soldiers may have crossed into Ukraine during a border patrol, after Kiev claimed to have captured Moscow paratroopers on its territory."
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