Ukraine ceasefire ends with call to battle

The extended ceasefire agreement between the Ukrainian government and separatists has ended, with a new call from President Petro Poroshenko to "free our lands". After a a four-way phone call with Vladimir Putin and German and French leaders, Poroshenko accused separatists for not staying on track with his proposed peace plan.

"We will attack and free our lands. The decision not to continue the ceasefire is our answer to terrorists, militants and marauders," says Poroshenko. Negotiations between officials and rebel leaders collapsed this past week, with 27 Ukrainian servicemen being killed since the ceasefire began.

Due to its cooperation with Poroshenko's peace efforts, Russia is likely not to face new sanctions.


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