The implementation of the ceasefire accords, aimed to resolve the Ukraine crisis and known as the Minsk 2 agreements, Moscow announced recently. However, while full-scale fighting in the war between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists died down in 2015, true peace remains a distant prospect. Shooting and shelling erupts sporadically despite repeated cease-fires called under an internationally mediated peace agreement. The latest truce was declared last week by the Contact Group negoti...

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