Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Ukraine puts army on high combat alert

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Ukraine's parliament Supreme Rada is planned to hold a special session on March 2.

Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council says the Ukrainian troops has been put on high alert. Nuclear power stations and other strategic sites are under increased security. The country's parliment tomorrow will hold an ad hoc session over the situation inside the country and at its borders, reports UNIAN.

On March 1, Russia approved the deployment of troops on the territory of Ukraine.