New clashes in eastern Ukraine threaten cease-fire

April 14, 2015 12:59 PM

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New clashes in eastern Ukraine threaten cease-fire

At least seven soldiers were killed amid shelling overnight near rebel-held Donetsk. The flare-up comes as foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany meet in Berlin to address the violence.

At least seven soldiers were killed in fighting overnight between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, the worst death toll since February's fragile cease-fire was signed. The violence comes amid renewed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the year-long conflict.

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