Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, Russia had deployed a critical number of its troops along Russian-Ukrainian border.

Military officials in Kyiv said last week that over 50,000 Russian soldiers along with 30,000 militants were massed up near Ukrainian eastern borders, according to Ukraine Today.

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