Pressure mounts as Russian convoy reaches Ukraine’s border
Raising the stakes in Ukraine’s conflict, a Russian aid convoy of more than 200 trucks pushed up to the border Thursday but then stopped, provocatively poised to cross into rebel-held territory.
[…] an inspection would ease concerns that Russia could use the aid shipment as cover for a military incursion in support of the separatists, who have come under growing pressure from government troops.
While the disputed aid convoy stopped short of the border, the Guardian reported seeing a separate convoy of 23 armored personnel carriers with Russian military plates crossed through a gap in barbed wire fence from Russia into Ukrainian …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle