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Pro-Russian rebels seize strategic town in Ukraine's southeast

Aug 28, 2014    

Novoazovsk, Ukraine The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday and Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.On Thursday morning, an Associated Press journalist saw rebel checkpoints at the outskirts and was told he could not enter. One of the rebels said there was no fighting in the town.Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under shelling f...

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