Ukraine Liveblog Day 61: An Easter Truce – Just Delaying the Crisis?

April 19, 2014
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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister says his government has agreed to a truce and will not take further actions against pro-Russian separatists and militants in control of government buildings in eastern Ukraine. Will the truce last, and if it does is it just delaying the inevitable confrontation?

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.

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