Russian attacks reported in at least seven Ukraine regions despite Putin’s ceasefire pledge; shelling reportedly damages power plants in Moscow-controlled region
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Ukrainians and Russians marked Orthodox Christmas on Saturday as the 36-hour ceasefire ordered by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ran its course with little sign the fighting had eased.
Agence France-Presse reported that war-scarred cities in eastern Ukraine saw no significant let-up in the combat. Heavy artillery fire was heard in the town of Chasiv Yar, south of the frontline city of Bakhmut, throughout much of Saturday morning.