Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels accused each other Saturday of shelling residential areas despite a cease-fire, reporting four civilians and one soldier killed following a week of the deadliest fighting in over a month.
Separatists said one man was killed by shelling from Ukrainian forces in central Donetsk. A Reuters witness reported seeing the body of man in a burning building, though it was unclear whether it was the same person.
More than 6,500 people have been killed since the conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine in April last year. Attacks have lessened since a peace agreement was brokered in Minsk, Belarus, five …read more
Source: Voice of America