Russia's Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine: Interfax

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Posted: Aug 12, 2015 8:14 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a recent spike in violence in east Ukraine with his security council, Interfax said on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin.

Interfax added that Putin also discussed ways to counter Islamic State.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova, Editing by Gabriela Baczynska)