Top rebel leader says he would accept cease-fire

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A top separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says his forces are willing to accept a cease-fire, in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.

The statement from the region’s militant leader, comes as Ukraine’s armed forces make further gains.

CCTV’s Kate Parkinson reports from Kiev.

Top rebel leader says he would accept cease-fire

Top rebel leader says he would accept cease-fire

A top separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says his forces are willing to accept a cease-fire, in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.