Over 9,000 people have been killed since the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine in April 2014. – AFP File Photo
KIEV: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east.
“Illegal armed groups have already violated these agreements. Since the beginning of the day we recorded seven enemy shellings of our positions,” military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.
The sides had agreed Tuesday to halt all fire and manoeuvres starting from midnight to last through the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, but Lysenko said …read more
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