Early Ukraine elections set

Russian tanks, other vehicles said to cross southeast border

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 4:02 a.m.

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins. Lavrov said Monday that Russia had notified the Ukrainian government that it was preparing to send a second convoy along the same route in the coming days. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's president dissolved the nation's parliament Monday and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russia insurgency in its eastern regions.

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