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Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up

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Fierce battles on Ukraine's porous eastern border left 15 government troops dead as fears of a possible Russian invasion swirled on Friday despite NATO urging Moscow to withdraw its troops along the frontier. 

Ukrainian border guards walk inside their barracks following the overnight attack on the frontier guard station in Milove, Lugansk region on August 8, 2014

International tensions also rose as Western countries slammed a Russian food embargo imposed as revenge for sanctions slapped on Moscow over its backing for insurgents in Ukraine.

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