Night pictures of fire in the area east of Mariupol
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Ukraine ceasefire threatened by shelling near Mariupol

There has been heavy shelling on the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian port of Mariupol, raising concerns over whether the ceasefire is holding.

The ceasefire came into effect late on Friday.

Earlier, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said he and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, had spoken by phone and agreed the ceasefire was largely holding.

Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol.

  • 07 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe
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