BRINK OF WAR: Russia-Ukraine Tensions Reach Boiling Point as World Watches

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(FOX NEWS) – Officials fled to a bomb shelter after coming under attack during a tour of the conflict front in Eastern Ukraine, according to an Associated Press journalist who was on the tour.

Earlier Saturday, separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine ordered a full military mobilization Saturday amid a spike of violence in the war-torn region and fears in the West that Russia might use the strife as a pretext for an invasion.

Ukraine and the two regions held by the Russia-backed rebels each accused the other of escalation. Russia on Saturday said at least two shells fired from a government-held part of eastern Ukraine landed across the border.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba dismissed the claim as “a fake statement.”

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