The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine, helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere.
Women rush across the street after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 27, 2014.
A local man looks on as Ukrainian servicemen pass nearby in the eastern town of Dzerzhinsk, near Donetsk, Aug. 28, 2014.
An armored truck with Ukrainian forces guards a checkpoint in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 28, 2014.
A Pro-Russian rebel passes by a car which was hit by shrapnel from a shell in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Aug. 27, 2014.