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Kiev, West slam Russian aid convoy to east Ukraine

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The West rebuked Russia for sending scores of trucks Friday from a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine's rebel-held Lugansk in a move Kiev decried as an "invasion." 

A local resident holds a Russian national flag as lorries, part of a Russian humanitarian convoy cross the Ukrainian border at the Izvarino custom control checkpoint, on August 22, 2014

The European Union and the United States demanded that Russia immediately withdraw the convoy, amid fears the cargo could shore up pro-Moscow rebels fighting Kiev's forces.

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