Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia on Friday of violating peace agreements and vowed a tough response after two soldiers were killed in the war-torn east.
The two servicemen died as a result of artillery shelling near the village of Novoluganske, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of the main separatist stronghold of Donetsk, Zelensky’s office said in a statement.
The use of heavy weaponry is banned under the terms of a peace deal.
Another eight Ukrainian soldiers were injured.
Zelensky, a former comedian who crushed predecessor Petro Poroshenko in April’s election, claimed that the new flare-up meant Russia was losing its grip on …read more
Source: Al-Manar TV