Fighting continues close to Mariupol as ‘ceasefire’ fails to stop militant attacks (Video)

15:25, 24 March 2015
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Militants continue attacks on the coastal village Shyrokyne near the east Ukrainian port city Mariupol, where the ceasefire agreement signed last month in Minsk has never actually been honored.

Representatives of Ukraine’s Armed Forces say that insurgents are still using weaponry that was supposed to have been withdrawn from the contact line, according to the Minsk accords, and are attacking with tanks and artillery, Ukraine Today reports.

It is feared the conflict may flare up substantially along the whole 280-kilometer frontline, while the city of Mariupol is believed to remain the pro-Russian forces’ main target.

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