Ukrainian servicemen carry on January 20, 2015 at Independence Square in Kiev, the coffin of Sergii Nikonenko, 53, fighter of Azov volunteer battalion, who died during ATO (Anti-Terrrorist Operation) in the east of the country. Russia's defence ministry denied on January 20 as 'absolute nonsense' the latest accusations by Kiev that Moscow had sent hundreds of troops over the border into Ukraine. AFP PHOTO/ ANATOLII STEPANOV        (Photo credit should read ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP/Getty Images)