Ukraine Deal Reached, Ceasefire Will Begin Sunday

Jason Ditz reports for Antiwar:

After another 17 hours of marathon talks in Minsk, Belarus, the Ukrainian civil war is once again heading for ceasefire, with officials on both sides announcing the deal, and the fighting scheduled to formally end Sunday.

Both sides are getting significant concessions, including the long-sought withdrawal of heavy weapons and artillery from the front lines between Ukrainian government territory and rebel-held Donbass.’

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  1. […] Note: This interview was recorded on Wednesday, before the ceasefire agreement in Minsk. Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and […]

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