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Ukraine: 1 soldier killed, another injured in Donbas

Russia-backed separatists violate cease-fire 5 times in a day, according to statement by Ukrainian armed forces

Talha Yavuz   | 18.04.2021
Ukraine: 1 soldier killed, another injured in Donbas

KYIV, Ukraine 

A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another injured on Sunday due to shelling by Russia-backed separatists in the eastern Donbas region.

Russia-backed separatists violated cease-fire five times from midnight to 5 p.m. local time, the Ukrainian armed forces said in a statement.

There has been a recent spike in violence in Donbas where Kyiv's troops have battled separatist forces since 2014.

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