Ukraine clashes kill three despite Easter armistice

Posted May 1, 2016 2:11 pm by Editor

Ukraine clashes kill three despite Easter armistice

(Vatican Radio) Ukraine’s central government and separatists say three people have been killed in clashes in eastern Ukraine despite a previously agreed armistice for Orthodox Easter.

The reports of gunfire came while Orthodox Christians had just begun observing Easter Sunday. 

Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:

Ukraine’s military said at least one soldier had been killed and seven more injured in the past 24 hours when separatists shelled government positions overnight at several locations, including the suburbs of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. 

Rebel authorities reported two fighters dead and four injured in heavy shelling by government forces on Easter night in

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