The United Nations says at least 331 deaths were recorded in eastern Ukraine following the September 5th cease-fire between Russian-backed separatists and government troops.
In a monthly report, released Wednesday, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says at least 3,600 people were killed and nearly 9,000 wounded in violence in Eastern Ukraine during a six-month period ending Oct 6.
UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on all parties to respect and uphold the ceasefire and to halt attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure “once and for all”.
Meanwhile Wednesday, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said the …read more
Source: Voice of America