Rebel sniper kills Ukrainian serviceman despite ceasefire: military

March 8, 2015 12:28 PM

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Rebel sniper kills Ukrainian serviceman despite ceasefire: military

KIEV (Reuters) - One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and three wounded as a result of fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday.

Attacks have fallen significantly in the past two weeks, but accusations of continued violence on both sides show the fragility of the peace accord agreed in Minsk last month, which calls for the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline.

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