Growing fears that Ukraine cease-fire will fall apart

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Growing fears that Ukraine cease-fire will fall apart

Those living in eastern Ukraine welcomed the cease-fire in a five-month conflict that has killed at least 2,600 people. But many fear this is just a brief interlude before fighting starts again.

Some rebels are suspicious about Ukraine’s motives for agreeing to a truce, as well as Kiev’s increasingly close relationship with the United States and NATO. CCTV America’s Kate Parkinson reports.

Growing fears that Ukraine cease-fire will fall apart

Growing fears that Ukraine cease-fire will fall apart

Those living in eastern Ukraine welcomed the ceasefire in a five-month conflict that has killed at least 2,600 people. Although, many fear this is just a brief interlude before fighting starts again.


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For more on the Ukraine cease-fire and the country’s political future, CCTV America was joined by Dr. Ivan Eland, the director for the Center on Peace and Liberty.

Was President Poroshenko politically pressured into ceasefire agreement?

Was President Poroshenko politically pressured into ceasefire agreement?

For more on the Ukraine cease-fire and the country's political future, CCTV America was joined by Dr. Ivan Eland. He is the director at the Center on Peace and Liberty.