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Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement

A cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists appears to be holding Saturday in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, raising prospects for at least a temporary halt to five months of warfare. However, Russia vowed Saturday to react if the European Union imposes a new round of economic sanctions against Moscow as a means of maintaining pressure on the Kremlin to end its support for rebels in the former Soviet republic. The new sanctions are due to be implemented...

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