After a lull in fighting between Easter and Victory Day, the Ukrainian military today reports an increasing number of attacks by Russian-backed fighters.
Tag: Easter truce
On the 2nd anniversary of the violence clashes in Odessa that left 48 dead, the Ukrainian military reports that, for the most part, Russian-backed fighters in the Donbass now appear to be abiding by the Easter truce agreement. However the Donetsk separatists claim that Ukrainian forces shelled their positions last night and this morning.
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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 […]