Ukraine Swaps Prisoners, Agrees To Withdraw Heavy Weapons
Are both sides in the Ukrainian conflict finally withdrawing their weapons from the front? Reports from the country seem to say yes.By Sebastian Martinez | February 22, 2015
A week after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered an agreed cease-fire into effect, it looks like one key part of the deal might finally be materializing.
Both sides were supposed to withdraw heavy weapons some 30 miles back from the front lines, but both sides have been reluctant to do so this past week. (Video via Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
That's partially down to fighting over the railway hub town of Debaltseve, where shelling has continued despite the cease-fire. (Video via International Business Times)