Ukraine says `Russian terrorists` launch new offensive

Ukraine on Friday said "Russian terrorist groups" have launched a mass new offensive across the frontline dividing the war-torn country`s industrial east.

AFP| Updated: Jan 23, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Kiev: Ukraine on Friday said "Russian terrorist groups" have launched a mass new offensive across the frontline dividing the war-torn country`s industrial east.

"Russian terrorist groups have essentially violated all prior ceasefire agreements... and are today assuming active offensive operations," Ukraine`s National Security and Defence Council chief Oleksandr Turchynov told a televised government meeting.

"We are talking about active units of the Russian armed forces," Turchynov stressed.