NEWS
 
Shootout in eastern Ukraine, first armed clash since Geneva agreement
The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left at least one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
0 0
AP / Efrem Lukatsky

The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left at least one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
   
The armed clash appears to be the first since an international agreement was reached last week in Geneva to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian supporters have seized government buildings in at least 10 cities.
   
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said one person was killed and three wounded in the shootout early Sunday near the city of Slovyansk. It said details of the incident were not yet clear.
   
In Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry blamed the clash on the Right Sector, a nationalist Ukrainian group that has supported the interim government in Kyiv, the capital.

Categories:

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

DON'T MISS

RIO 2016

FOLLOW TEAM CANADA IN RIO 2016

BACK-TO-SCHOOL

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BACKPACK GIVEAWAY

NEWSTALK 1010 & Staples will be handing out 1,000 free backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need

TED RADIO HOUR

Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz, Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 7pm

 
0 0
AP / Efrem Lukatsky

The Ukrainian and Russian governments are reporting a shootout at a checkpoint set up by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine that has left at least one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
   
The armed clash appears to be the first since an international agreement was reached last week in Geneva to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian supporters have seized government buildings in at least 10 cities.
   
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said one person was killed and three wounded in the shootout early Sunday near the city of Slovyansk. It said details of the incident were not yet clear.
   
In Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry blamed the clash on the Right Sector, a nationalist Ukrainian group that has supported the interim government in Kyiv, the capital.

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

Top stories

Police say a weapon was recovered