Blurred image of two children's graves in Mariupol with ice-covered plants in foreground
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol on Ukraine's 'frozen conflict'

The government in Ukraine has said that, for the first time in seven months, a day has passed with no civilians or soldiers being killed.

More than 4,000 people have died in the conflict, which began shortly after Ukraine's Russian-backed president was toppled by protests in February.

For many civilians caught up in the fighting the impact has been devastating.

Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol in south-eastern Ukraine.

  • 12 Dec 2014
Go to next video: Ukrainian people "have had enough"