Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens

By EurActiv.com with Reuters)

Presidency of Ukraine
Presidency of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday (18 August) he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilisation if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened.

Poroshenko made his comments as fresh tension with Russia over Crimea reignited fears that a fragile ceasefire deal hammered out in the Belarussian capital Minsk in February 2015 could collapse following the deadliest month of fighting in a year. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: NewsNow/Euroactive.com

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