Ukraine Cease-Fire Seems to Hold, But Wary Sides Point Fingers

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An uneasy quiet appeared to settle over eastern Ukraine on Saturday, one day after the country’s president and pro-Russian separatists reached a cease-fire deal that halted months of fighting, but left the future status of rebel-controlled areas in doubt.

Finger-pointing over breaking the truce

Both sides accused the other of violating the cease-fire after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his military to stop its operations at 6 p.m., local time, Friday. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council claimed that while the Ukrainian side had honored the agreement, the separatists had not: Read more…

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