Monday, June 30, 2014

World News Briefs -- June 30, 2014 (Evening Edition)

Cease-Fire In Ukraine Expires; No News On Possible Extension -- Al Jazeera

President Petro Poroshenko reportedly eyeing imposing martial law in restive east of country

A cease-fire declared by the Ukrainian president as part of his plan to end a pro-Russia insurgency in the east has expired without any immediate word on any extention.

The laying down of arms, which President Petro Poroshenko had prolonged last week from seven to 10 days, expired at 10 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET) Monday. However, the Kyiv Post reported Monday afternoon that Poroshenko was expected to announce the end of the cease-fire and was expected to "impose a martial law in Donetsk and Luhansk."

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1 comment:

Rhaegar said...

RT says that Poroshenko has terminated the ceasfire. This stood in the article:Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has decided to not prolong the ceasefire with Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, announcing an end to a fragile deal to deescalate tensions in the eastern regions of the country.

“We will attack and will free our land,” Poroshenko said, according to a statement on the president’s website.

If he declares martial law in Donetsk and Lugansk what impact on the crisis will it have?
2. Did Poroshenko lie to Putin? Becaus he discused with Putin about exstending the ceasfire and Putin said that OSCE wil oversee the border if Poroshenko exstended the ceasefire.
Will Poroshenkos decisisons increase the risk of a Russian invasion?