Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling

Ukraine military postpones withdrawal from town, cites rebel shelling
 

Ukraine's military on Sunday postponed a planned parallel withdrawal with pro-Russian separatists from Stanytsa Luhanska, a town on the eastern frontline, saying rebels had disregarded the agreement by firing artillery at Ukrainian positions.
In September, the two sides agreed a pilot de-escalation project in three small towns - part of a push to revive a much-violated ceasefire and end a conflict that has killed over 9,600 since early 2014.
"The separation of forces and equipment which was planned for today was postponed," said General Borys Kremenetsky, Ukraine's representative... read more

 
9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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