Declaration of WAR! World edges closer to major conflict as Russian military man killed
Arseny Pavlov, 33, was was killed last night by a bomb placed in a lift in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to local authorities.
The leader of the recently created Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko "has breached the ceasefire and declared war."
Military trucks and 50 armed soldiers surrounded the building following the incident.
Pavlov was the leader of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine and led the separatist insurgency in the east of the country which has so far seen 10,000 people die in the former Soviet state.
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