Violence causes German chancellor Merkel to consider stronger Russian sanctions

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German chancellor Merkel considers stronger Russian sanctions

Violence escalated in eastern Ukraine as Germany’s Chancellor Merkel held talks in Kiev on easing tensions with Russia. CCTV America’s Kate Parkinson reports from Donetsk.

German chancellor Merkel considers stronger Russian sanctions

German chancellor Merkel considers stronger Russian sanctions

The violence has escalated in eastern Ukraine, as Germany's Chancellor Merkel holds talks in Kiev on easing tensions between Ukraine and Russia. CCTV America's Kate Parkinson reports from Donetsk.

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A convoy of trucks has returned to Russia after they were in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk without the consent of the Ukrainian government. The Russian government claims the trucks were delivering humanitarian aid. CCTV America’s Daria Bonderchuk tells reports.

Controversy over aid convoy from Russia

Controversy over aid convoy from Russia

A convoy of trucks has returned to Russia. The convoy was in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk without the consent of the Ukrainian government. The Russian government claims the trucks were simply delivering humanitarian aid. CCTV America's Daria Bonderchuk tells reports.

Anton Fedyashin joined CCTV America to talk more on the Ukraine Crisis. Fedyashin is a professor at American University focusing on Russian & European history.

How strong are Ukraine's claims of a Russian invasion?

How strong are Ukraine's claims of a Russian invasion?

Anton Fedyashin joined CCTV America to talk more on the Ukraine Crisis. Fedyashin is a professor at American University focusing on Russian & European history.