Ukraine's government is waging a social media war in parallel with the actual conflict raging with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

On Wednesday night it's foreign ministry tweeted two hashtags accusing Moscow of invading its territory, as well as a plea for retweets.

Much more seriously, Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of deploying thousands of troops in eastern Ukraine and is seeking an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council.

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