Fighting intensifies at Ukraine airport, two soldiers killed




 
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January 15th, 2015  
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By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting intensified around the international airport in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Thursday as pro-Russian separatists stepped up efforts to dislodge government forces and Ukraine's military said two of its soldiers had been killed. "Unfortunately, there are two (Ukrainian soldiers) killed," Vladyslav Seleznyov, a senior member of the Ukrainian army general staff, told Interfax news agency. In Kiev, parliament voted to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east of the country. "Russian aggression is continuing.




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