Ukraine military says troop disengagement has started in rebel east

Published October 29, 2019, 8:15 PM

by CJ Juntereal

By Reuters

Ukraine’s military confirmed on Tuesday that a disengagement of government and Russian-backed rebels started today at 12.00 local time (10.00 GMT) in Zolote, a town in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk.

Members of Ukrainian armed forces are seen at a check point in the town of Zolote in Luhansk Region, Ukraine, October 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
Members of Ukrainian armed forces are seen at a check point in the town of Zolote in Luhansk Region, Ukraine, October 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

“This became possible by maintaining the ceasefire during the last week,” Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation said in Facebook.

 
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