Dec 12, 2014

Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day

SYDNEY (AP) — Ukraine's president said Friday that a fragile truce between his government's troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine had resulted in the first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers since the conflict erupted months ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, wrapping up a three-day visit to Australia, said the lull in fighting — which began Tuesday after the...

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