Russian President Vladimir Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine | ABC News

Russian troops have begun moving into Ukraine in what Vladimir Putin calls a peacekeeping operation. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/34RnEdK
His justification is that Moscow now recognises Russian-backed breakaway regions as independent.
The area of eastern Ukraine is made up of Donetsk and Luhansk.

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