Ukraine soldier dies and six injured after heavy shelling by Pro-Russian rebels
The Metro says The Ukrainian military said one soldier has been killed and six wounded in shelling by pro-Russian separatists.
Ceasefire violations remain at a high level in the east of the country following a day of dramatic developments in the conflict.
Ukraine said it had recorded 96 incidents of shelling in the past 24 hours, compared with 84 a day earlier.
The military said on a Facebook post that separatist forces used heavy artillery, mortars and Grad rocket systems.
The spike in violence comes after Russian President Vladmir Putin formally recognised two separatist areas of Ukraine as independent states and sent his troops in.
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