Ukraine accuses Russia of firing on troops near Donetsk

Russian forces have attacked government troops in eastern Ukraine, officials in Kyiv say. France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine are launching another attempt to restart talks on the conflict.

On Tuesday, Ukrainian officials said that Russian forces had opened fire on government troops in the country’s east.

“In violation of all prior agreements, Ukrainian military units were attacked in the north by regular units of the Russian armed forces,” army spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Tuesday at a press conference in the capital, Kyiv. “Ukrainian forces have stopped the advance of Russian troops …” he added. “The situation in the conflict zone is serious but under our control.”
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Source News: DW