MOSCOW, April 15 Russia's dollar-denominated RTS
stock index has fallen more than 3 percent on the day
after reports of fighting in eastern Ukraine.
At 1425 GMT the RTS was down 3.2 percent at 1,146 points
while the rouble-denominated MICEX index was down 2.5
percent at 1,143 points.
Ukraine's defence ministry said on Tuesday evening that a
"special operation" was underway in the town of Kramatorsk in
eastern Ukraine, where there were reports of shooting at a
military airfield, the Interfax news agency reported.
(Reporting By Jason Bush; Editing by Steve Gutterman)