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Russian troops 'directly involved' in Ukraine conflict

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Ukraine and the West said Thursday that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising fears of a direct military confrontation between Kiev and its former Soviet master. 

Pro-Russian fighters stand in Troitsko-Khartsyzk, east of Donetsk, on August 28, 2014

President Barack Obama led a chorus of international condemnation over the escalating crisis, saying it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine.

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