Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Donetsk Separatist Leader Says Cease-Fire Signed To Combat 'Humanitarian Catastrophe'

Rescue workers and local residents remove debris of an apartment building near Donetsk hit by an air strike. The war-torn Donetsk region's self-styled leaders say the situation there is now "extremely serious."

September 15, 2014
Andrei Purgin, first deputy prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, has told RFE/RL that the separatists signed the Minsk cease-fire agreement to focus on restoring the region's damaged infrastructure before winter sets in. The price of fighting on, he says, would be "desolation." More
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