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EU and NATO leaders condemn Russia’s aid convoy entering Ukraine

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Aug. 22, 2014, 7:20 p.m. | Kyiv Post+ — by Ian Bateson, Kyiv Post+

A local resident holds a Russian national flag as lorries, part of a Russian humanitarian convoy cross the Ukrainian border at the Izvarino custom control checkpoint, on Aug. 22, 2014.
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Ian Bateson

Ian Bateson was a staff writer at the Kyiv Post in 2014.

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Hours after a convoy of Russian military trucks crossed the border without approval from Ukrainian authorities, the move was slammed by key international organizations.  

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