Andriy Deshchytsia
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Ukraine crisis: Kiev calls Easter truce in east

Ukraine's foreign minister has said that operations against pro-Russian militants in the east of the country have been suspended over Easter.

Andriy Deshchytsia told the BBC the security services would resume military action if the separatists continued to occupy government offices.

They are refusing to leave buildings in several cities, defying an agreement reached on Thursday to ease the crisis.

  • 19 Apr 2014
  • From the section Europe