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Ukraine says forces will press forward after taking rebel stronghold

Newly-appointed Ukrainian Defence Minister Valery Heletey (C) walks with troops at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Newly-appointed Ukrainian Defence Minister Valery Heletey (C) walks with troops at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Newly-appointed Ukrainian Defence Minister Valery Heletey (C) walks with troops at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian soldiers set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian soldiers set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian soldiers set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian soldiers prepare to set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian soldiers prepare to set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian soldiers prepare to set up a barbed wire fence at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A Ukrainian soldier smokes at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian soldier smokes at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A Ukrainian soldier smokes at a temporary base near the city of Slaviansk July 6, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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