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Ukraine: Flares illuminate Donetsk skyline as ceasefire violations continue00:56

Ukraine: Flares illuminate Donetsk skyline as ceasefire violations continue

Ukraine, Donetsk
June 15, 2015 at 04:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Footage captured flares illuminating the sky in Donetsk's Kuybishevsky region, late Sunday night and into the early hours of Monday, despite the implementation of the February 11 Minsk ceasefire agreement. The incident occurred at around 00.00 local time (21.00 GMT on Sunday).

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has flared up in the past month, with several instances of Minsk ceasefire violations reported in and around Donetsk and the strategic city of Gorlovka.

According to OSCE observers, the Minsk agreements have continuously been violated, particularly in the area surrounding Donetsk airport. The latest figures released by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights indicate that the death toll in the country now stands at over 6,400.

Ukraine: Flares illuminate Donetsk skyline as ceasefire violations continue00:56
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Footage captured flares illuminating the sky in Donetsk's Kuybishevsky region, late Sunday night and into the early hours of Monday, despite the implementation of the February 11 Minsk ceasefire agreement. The incident occurred at around 00.00 local time (21.00 GMT on Sunday).

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has flared up in the past month, with several instances of Minsk ceasefire violations reported in and around Donetsk and the strategic city of Gorlovka.

According to OSCE observers, the Minsk agreements have continuously been violated, particularly in the area surrounding Donetsk airport. The latest figures released by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights indicate that the death toll in the country now stands at over 6,400.