Russia: ” captured Russian troops ” in Ukraine by accident”

Posted: August 26, 2014 in World News


Russia says that a group Russian military personnel who were captured in eastern Ukraine had crossed the border by mistake.

Ukraine said 10 paratroopers had been captured and has released video interviews of some of the
men. One is quoted as saying “this is not our war”.

The incident comes ahead of a key meeting between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents.

Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Putin are at a summit in Minsk in Belarus.

  • BBC

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