Cease-fire holds in eastern Ukraine apart from isolated incidents

September 6, 2014 2:29 PM

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The combatants in eastern Ukraine appeared to be adhering to their newly announced cease-fire agreement, although Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council and the leader of the mainly ethnic Russian separatists in the Donetsk region denounced isolated incidents.

"Today, the cease-fire accord is not being fully respected. It's too soon to talk about a total end to hostilities," Alexander Zakharchenko told reporters after accusing Kiev's forces of shelling the town of Amrosiyevka.

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