'Russian Invasion' of Ukraine Prompts UN Emergency Meeting

August 28, 2014 4:41 PM

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'Russian Invasion' of Ukraine Prompts UN Emergency Meeting

Ukraine’s president today declared that a "Russian invasion" of his country was underway and the United Nations' Security Council called an emergency session to discuss the latest crisis involving allegations of Russia's overt support for Ukrainian rebels.

Rebel forces have also opened up a new front in the conflict in southern Ukraine. Heavy fighting was reported in the southeast of Ukraine near the town of Novoazovsk.

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