: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine accuses Moscow-backed separatists of breaching new ceasefire

Moscow-backed separatists on Monday breached a tense ceasefire in eastern Ukraine just hours after it began, the Ukrainian army said, but the separatists denied the accusation.The ceasefire came into force from midnight Sunday and had been agreed last week by negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and the international monitor group OSCE.The Ukrainian army said an order had been issued to comply with a “full and comprehensive ceasefire.”Separatists violated the new truce shortly after it came into force, the Ukrainian army said, adding that there were no casualties despite shelling with small arms, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.But representatives of the …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya