Rebels ‘target Mariupol’ as Ukrainian war goes on

Rebels ‘target Mariupol’ as Ukrainian war goes on
 

Deadly fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels continued yesterday, as foreign ministers scrambled to save a ceasefire deal supposed to come into effect almost a week ago.
The rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over 24 hours, as reports suggested Russia was sending more tanks into Ukraine.
The fighting came a day after the Russian-backed rebels captured the key rail hub of Debaltseve, prompting observers to raise concerns that weeks of high-level diplomacy aimed at producing a ceasefire and peace plan had simply allowed the rebels to grab more territory.... read more

 
21 February 2015 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Scotsman
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