A fragile truce between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists appeared to be holding on Tuesday as both sides made a renewed effort to silence their guns and make the much-abused ceasfire work.
Sporadic shelling and shooting, which each side has blamed on the other, had ensured a steadily mounting death toll despite the ceasefire called as part of a peace plan worked out in Minsk, Belarus, in February.
Government and separatist representatives agreed last week to strive to end all violations from Tuesday.
A Kiev military spokesman said first signs were that parties to the Minsk deal were adhering to the call …read more
Source: Cyprus Mail