Skip to comments.Ukraine's Poroshenko declares week-long ceasefire, warns rebels
Posted on 06/21/2014 5:19:23 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
(Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday ordered a seven-day ceasefire in the fight against pro-Russian separatists, but also warned them they could face death if they did not use the time to put down their guns.
In Moscow, the Kremlin, whose support Poroshenko needs for his plan to end the insurgency in the rebellious east, denounced the ceasefire as an ultimatum to separatists rather than a peace offering.
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