Day 707: Kiev And Separatists On Collision Course Over Local Election Plans

January 25, 2016
Memorial service in Mariupol yesterday on the anniversary of the Grad bombardment that killed 30 and wounded more than 100 last year. Photo: @UACrisis

President Poroshenko and DNR leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko have reiterated their positions on holding local elections in the occupied territories. There seems little sign of a possible compromise.

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