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Cease-Fire Comes Into Force in Ukraine

A fragile cease-fire began in Ukraine at midnight Saturday (12 a.m. Sunday local time, 2200 UTC Saturday) after hours of intense fighting in the eastern part of the country. Isolated incidents of violence have been reported since the cease-fire took effect. Under terms of the European-brokered deal, Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatist rebels were to hold their fire. If that holds, both sides are to begin pulling back their heavy weaponry to form a wide buffer zone. In a...

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