Armed pro-Russian separatists stand in front of the monument to Vladimir Lenin before take an oath the city of Donetsk June 21, 2014. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)
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Ukrainian government forces accused pro-Russian separatists of firing on Ukrainian military checkpoints in several parts of the east Monday night despite a ceasefire declared by the rebels.Rebel militia, using grenade-launchers and mortar, carried out attacks on a government military post near the rebel-controlled town of Slaviansk and used small arms in an assault on another post further east towards the border with Russia, Selznyov said.He said that Ukrainian government forces had not been involved in any military action in line with a ceasefire announced by President Petro Poroshenko last Friday.
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