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Ukraine Says Tanks Have Rolled in From Russia

KIEV, Ukraine — Senior Ukraine officials said on Thursday that three tanks and other military vehicles had trundled into the restive eastern region of the country from Russia, igniting a firefight between Ukrainian and pro-Kremlin groups. “Today militants on the east of Ukraine for the first time used tanks that, according to the Ukrainian intelligence, arrived from the Russian Federation,” read a statement from the press office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. See also: 270 Dead in Ukraine’s Anti-Terrorist Operation, Health Ministry Says The incursion prompted him to call an emergency meeting with the heads of law enforcement agencies. The Russian Foreign Ministry denied the claim…