Ukraine's military said Friday that 11 soldiers had been killed and 40 wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past day, despite a cease-fire deal that was reached Thursday but is not yet in effect.
A Ukrainian serviceman loads ammunition into a tank in the territory controlled by Ukraine's government forces, in the Donetsk region, Feb. 13, 2015.
Russian-backed separatists wait for their transport, preparing to leave for the frontline, in the village of Vergulivka, just outside Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 13, 2015.
A newly mobilized soldier trains at the 169th weapons training center for Ukrainian ground forces at "Desna" in the Chernihiv region, about 100km north of Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 13, 2015.
Russian-backed separatists cover their ears as they fire a mortar towards Ukrainian troops outside the village of Sanzharivka, northeast of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 11, 2105.