Ukrainian military have destroyed a ‘significant’ part of a Russian military column that crossed into the country on Thursday night, the country’s president has claimed.

A Ukrainian military spokesman told journalists that ‘appropriate actions were taken and a part of it no longer exists’. In a statement on his website, President Poroshenko said he had discussed the ‘entry of Russian military machines to the territory of Ukraine’. Commenting on reports of this, the President ‘informed that the given information was trustworthy and confirmed because the majority of that machines had been eliminated by the Ukrainian artillery at night’, the statement said.

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