RUSSIAN INVASION

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The Russians are coming and their excuse is that they were frustrated by a week of delays after sending over "130 AID" trucks. These vehicles rolled into rebel-held eastern Ukraine today without the direct approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident.

Fighting in eastern Ukraine began back in mid-April, a month after Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Black Sea peninsula. It has killed over 2,000 people and forced 340,000 to flee, according to the United Nations.

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Ukraine crisis: Russia aid convoy 'invades Ukraine' http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28892525

Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev's Protests http://n.pr/1tyyR4j

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border http://reut.rs/1vpPHnr

Ukraine calls Russian aid convoy a ‘direct invasion’ | http://to.pbs.org/1mvG9lr

NATO: Russian incursion into Ukraine a 'major escalation' http://upi.com/3092677

NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops http://usat.ly/VKf8Da