Ukraine security council says arms arrive in eastern region from Russia

by Reuters
Saturday, 19 July 2014 14:36 GMT

KIEV, July 19 (Reuters) - A spokesman for Ukraine's security council said on Saturday 15 pieces of military equipment had been brought over the border from Russia into the eastern region of Luhansk overnight.

"During the night, 15 pieces of military equipment was brought from the side of the Russian Federation onto the territory of the Luhansk region," he told a news conference.

He also said that pro-Russian rebels had brought equipment to the crash site of a Malaysian airliner to remove debris. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Alison Williams)

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