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Ukraine Cease-Fire Holds for 2nd Day

Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels are largely honoring a declared halt in hostilities for a second consecutive day in eastern Ukraine. Only sporadic gunfire was reported early Wednesday - 24 hours after both sides began observing the so-called "Day of Silence." It is designed to encourage both sides to observe the wider cease-fire agreed to in September, which has been marred by sporadic fighting. If the guns remain silent, the parties plan to begin pulling back...

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