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Latest news: Ceasefire

UN urges ceasefire amid Russian attacks in east Ukraine

Thousands of Russian troops backed by artillery and rocket barrages have begun an offensive in eastern Ukraine as the US and UK led pledges for more arms and money to the government in Kyiv and the United Nations sought a ceasefire.

Russia declares partial Ukraine ceasefire, opens evacuation corridors

Russia has declared a partial ceasefire to allow humanitarian corridors out of the Ukrainian cities of Mariupol and Volnovakha, the Kremlin's defence ministry says.