Fighting Threatens Ukraine's Latest Go At A Cease-Fire
A cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists starts on Sunday, but intense fighting in Eastern Ukraine is casting doubt on the deal.By Jake Godin | February 14, 2015
“We are very concerned about continued fighting along and beyond the line of contact, including in heavily populated civilian areas, and reports of additional resupplies of tanks and missile systems coming across the border from Russia in the past few days,” said U.S. Department of State spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Friday.
The cease-fire world leaders so carefully pushed for earlier this week may be at risk. On Thursday, European leaders announced that a Minsk cease-fire deal was reached between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. It’s set to begin on Sunday. (Video via The Kremlin)
And yet, if anything, fighting has appeared to have intensified.