Tensions, Violence Rise in Ukraine

February 23, 2016 12:13 AM

Violence in eastern Ukraine is on the rise again after relative calm during the winter. Recent reports from the contested Donbas region say the death tolls since mid-February are similar to those in September of last year, before a shaky truce took hold. Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have been fighting government forces since the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych two years ago. Zlatica Hoke reports.