Ceasefire monitors say there has been a significant increase in fighting between Russian-backed separatists and the Ukrainian military since Russia’s troop buildup near the border.
Moscow has denied having plans to invade Ukraine, calling the allegations hysterical and malicious.

More than 14,000 people have already been killed and it appears that the shooting is increasing.
AL Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports, near the village of Vodyane, on the front line with the Ukrainian military.

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