Fighting Strains Ukraine Truce; Russia Criticizes EU Blacklist

Both sides in the conflict accused each other of violating the cease-fire brokered in Minsk by the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France.

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A fragile cease-fire in Ukraine between government troops and pro-Russian rebels came under strain as Russia criticized the European Union for expanding its sanctions list over the conflict.

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