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August 29th, 2014
06:12 PM ET

Russia denies invasion of Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) - "Russia has launched large-scale incursions into Ukraine," a British government source said Friday, moving between 4,000 to 5,000 troops into its western neighbor's territory, with some 20,000 more perched on the border.

The statement comes despite Moscow's fervent claims its forces aren't in Ukraine, and significantly more than a U.S. official's earlier claim of 1,000 Russian troops.

The British source said the Russian troops are aligned in "formed units" and taking part in fighting around Luhansk and Donetsk.

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August 19th, 2013
06:56 PM ET

Prince William interview: Future king talks fatherhood, baby George

"Prince William's Passion: New Father, New Hope" premieres on CNN on September 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET.

London (CNN) - He may be the future king of Britain, but for now Prince George of Cambridge is just a little "rascal" according to his proud father Prince William.

Sitting in his garden at Kensington Palace on a warm summer day, the Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the British throne, told CNN that George is already quite a character in his first official interview since the birth in London on July 22.

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