Obama accuses Russia, to host Poroshenko

AFP
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during the opening of the extraordinary sitting of the National Security and Defence Council in Kiev on August 28, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during the opening of the extraordinary sitting of the National Security and Defence Council in Kiev on August 28, 2014 (AFP Photo/Sergei Supinsky)

Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama said Thursday it was plain for the world to see that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine.

Obama said in a press briefing he planned to host Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House in September to discuss the escalating crisis.