Fighting erupts as pro-Russian rebels reject Ukrainian president's cease-fire

June 19, 2014 12:46 PM

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Ukraine's new president is promoting a peace plan to end the rebellion in the Russia-leaning east, but fresh fighting underscores the challenge to making it stick.

Fresh fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists erupted in eastern Ukraine Thursday, underscoring the challenges President Petro Poroshenko faces as he pushes a new peace plan.

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