Ukraine Shootout Casts Doubt on Geneva Deal

April 20, 2014 06:34 PM
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A deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine has cast doubt on the viability of Thursday's Geneva accord between Russia, Ukraine, the United States and the European Union aimed at pacifying Ukraine's restive eastern territories. VOA's Michael Bowman reports, although much is unclear about Sunday's gun battle at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists, the incident shattered an Easter truce and appeared to dash already-scant hopes for a swift end to the unrest.