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One Ukrainian soldier killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Europe

18 February 2020, 12:03

Photo: mil.gov.ua

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four wounded by enemy fire in the eastern Donbass region on Tuesday, the army said in a statement.

Earlier the army had accused Russian forces of trying to cross Ukrainian lines, firing mortars, grenade launchers and machine guns.A simmering conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 13,000 people since 2014 despite a ceasefire agreement struck in 2015

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