Ukraine Says It Has Been Battling Russian Tanks In Lugansk
Reports of fighting between the Russian and Ukrainian armed forces come ahead of a key meeting about the crisis in east Ukraine.
The Ukrainian government said its troops have been battling a contingent of Russian tanks outside the eastern city of Lugansk this morning, Agence France-Presse reported.
The information that Russian troops are there has been confirmed. We are fighting Russia and it is Russia which is deciding what will happen in Donbass. We are holding talks not with terrorists but with representatives of the Kremlin.