People cross the border between Ukraine and Russia at the Izvaryne check point. According to rebels around 5,000 cross every day at present. Photo: EPA

Thousands flee Ukraine for Russia as uncertain truce comes to an end

Russia says at least 90,000 Ukrainians have crossed the border to escape unrest that has killed more than 400 as rebels release four detained OSCE observers and EU leaders meet over sanctions

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People cross the border between Ukraine and Russia at the Izvaryne check point. According to rebels around 5,000 cross every day at present. Photo: EPA
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