MOSCOW | The Latest: Kremlin: Conflict in east Ukraine could escalate
MOSCOW— The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local):
The Kremlin has warned that martial law that is to go into effect in parts of Ukraine on Wednesday might lead to an escalation in the rebel-held east.
Ukraine late on Monday adopted a bill that introduces martial law in several regions, including those bordering the separatist-held areas.
Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told reporters on Tuesday that martial law might trigger a flare-up in hostilities in the east.