With World Cup Nearby, Ukraine Conflict Sees Spike in Violence

Even as hundreds of thousands of fans celebrate the football World Cup in Russia, ceasefire monitors just over the border in eastern Ukraine say there has been a significant uptick in violence in recent days, including the use of heavy weapons. Russia’s President Putin spoke on the phone Thursday to his Ukrainian counterpart. And as Henry Ridgwell reports, the two sides are no closer to reaching agreement on how to fully implement the Minsk peace agreement.

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