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UN: Killings, Violations on Increase in Ukraine Conflict

A new U.N. report finds an increase in civilian casualties and widespread human rights violations in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. The U.N. Human Rights Office reports nearly 8,000 people have been killed and almost 18,000 wounded since Russian-backed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine began their military offensive against the government in mid-April 2014. This latest report on the human rights situation in Ukraine covers the period from May 16 to August 15. The report notes that the...

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