Ukraine reports fighting near Kramatorsk, says "we are not stopping"

by Reuters
Saturday, 3 May 2014 04:19 GMT

DONETSK, May 3 (Reuters) - Ukraine said military operations against pro-Russian separatists in the industrial east of the country continued at dawn on Saturday near the town of Kramatorsk.

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Ukrainian forces had seized control of a television tower in Kramatorsk, near the rebel stronghold of Slaviansk where there was heavy fighting on Friday. "We are not stopping," Avakov wrote on his Facebook page, but gave no information on casualties. (Writing by Matt Robinson; Editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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