Russian forces outnumber Ukrainian troops seven to ten times in eastern regions, Ukraine's General Yuriy Sodol told parliament on Thursday.

"The enemy outnumbers us by 7-10 times, we lack manpower," said Sodol, who is commanding the troops in Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine.

(Reporting by Olena Harmash; Editing by Sharon Singleton)