Ukrainian Deaths Test Truce as Both Sides Report Losses

September 8, 2014 11:34 AM

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A cease-fire intended to stem months of bloodshed in eastern Ukraine is being tested as both the government and the pro-Russian separatists its army has been fighting report violations and casualties.

While Ukraine’s National Security Council said yesterday that there’s no talk of ending the truce, now in its third day, explosions continued in the evening in the combat zone’s biggest city, Donetsk. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said today the rebels violated the cease-fire five times overnight. ...

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