Ukraine Live Day 696: Despite New Ceasefire Agreement, Fighting Escalates Sharply

January 14, 2016
The Ukrainian Security Service conducts a raid in Popasnaya, Lugansk region, today. Screenshot from SBU video.

While delegates in Minsk agreed on Russian delegate Boris Gryzlov’s call for a new ceasefire, which was to come into effect at midnight, fighting has sharply escalated, with attacks reported throughout the night and today.

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