Pro-Russian rebels in the Donetsk region launch missiles from a Grad launch vehicle - 13 February 2015
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Fierce fighting continues in Ukraine as ceasefire nears

There has been fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to come into force.

The city of Debaltseve, where Ukrainian government forces are besieged by pro-Russian rebels, has been heavily bombarded.

Under a peace deal agreed on Thursday, the two sides are set to withdraw their forces behind an agreed separation line.

Ian Pannell reports.

  • 14 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
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