FROM Simon Ostrovsky
Ukraine Reports Russian Stealth Invasion Russia is continuing what the US calls a “stealth invasion” of eastern Ukraine. Five armored personnel carriers crossed the border yesterday. Today, NATO released photographs showing 1000 Russian soldiers. Ukrainian forces had appeared to be gaining the upper hand, but some reports indicate that they are retreating. Simon Ostrovsky reports for Vice News, he joins us from Eastern Ukraine.
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