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Ukraine says Russian tanks breach its territory

DONETSK, Ukraine — Further muddying the prospects for a diplomatic breakthrough, government officials in Kiev accused Russia on Monday of opening a new front in the war by sending an armored column across the border south of the Ukrainian lines that surround the rebel capital, Donetsk.

The Russian government dismissed the accusation, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking in Moscow, said Western governments should not expect his country to make all of the concessions in a settlement, and Ukraine, too, would have to compromise.

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