Follow all of the latest developments as they happen.
A boy stands at the doorway of his damaged house after it was hit by shelling in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk on December 8.
-- European Union member states and the European Parliament have struck a deal to end a dispute that had been holding up a decision to allow Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa.
--The U.S. Congress has passed a National Defense Authorization Act, which, among other things, boosts security assistance to Ukraine with $350 million.
-- More than two dozen U.S. senators have urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump not to weaken sanctions targeting Russia for its actions in Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine.
* NOTE: Times are stated according to local time in Kyiv (GMT/UTC +2)
This ends our live blogging for December 10. Be sure to check back tomorrow for our continuing coverage.
Here is today's map of the security situation in eastern Ukraine, according to the National Security and Defense Council: