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Ukraine: Lugansk locals clear up their streets as truce treaty holds00:49

Ukraine: Lugansk locals clear up their streets as truce treaty holds

Ukraine, Lugansk
September 6, 2014 at 08:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Residents and city workers started to clear away the last of the barricades in Lugansk on Saturday, as the ceasefire brokered yesterday continued to hold.

Volunteers cleared away rubble and swept the streets of barricades which had been in place for five months. The remnants of damage from the conflict could still be seen, with buildings and roads extensively damaged.

A ceasefire agreement between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk was signed in Minsk on Friday following trilateral talks between Russia, Ukraine and Donbass representatives, mediated by the OSCE.

Ukraine: Lugansk locals clear up their streets as truce treaty holds00:49
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Residents and city workers started to clear away the last of the barricades in Lugansk on Saturday, as the ceasefire brokered yesterday continued to hold.

Volunteers cleared away rubble and swept the streets of barricades which had been in place for five months. The remnants of damage from the conflict could still be seen, with buildings and roads extensively damaged.

A ceasefire agreement between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk was signed in Minsk on Friday following trilateral talks between Russia, Ukraine and Donbass representatives, mediated by the OSCE.

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