Latest News Wires Russia sending 30 tanks and 1,200 fighters, says Ukraine rebel leader

Russia is sending some 150 armored vehicles, including 30 tanks, and 1,200 fighters trained in Russia, said a Ukraine rebel leader in a video released Saturday. Ukrainian forces have made recent gains against pro-Russian rebels.

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Pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armored vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on Saturday.