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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

ukraine missile
Ukrainian army used short-range missiles in the operation which runs since April 15 against armed pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, announced Tuesday television channel CNN, referring to  three sources in the U.S. intelligence.

In the last two days, according to CNN, the Ukrainian government forces used missiles equipped with warheads of 454 kg, with a range of 89 km. These missiles are the most destructive weapon used by Ukrainian army since the beginning of the conflict, stresses CNN.

Television channel quoted officials did not specify where rockets fell and what damage they caused. A representative of U.S. intelligence indicated that the U.S. is unlikely to provide satellite images on these trucks because Ukrainian soldiers are 'good guys'. A party of CNN described the attacks as an 'escalation', while stressing that Ukraine has 'right to protect himself'.

Kiev authorities undertook a
large special operation on April 15 against pro-Russian rebels in southeastern Ukraine, which broke out after the overthrow of the regime of President Viktor Yanukovych on February 22.