Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said peace talks in Minsk on Wednesday were one of the last chances to declare an unconditional cease-fire in the conflict with Russia-backed separatists, a statement on his website said on Tuesday.
Local residents look at the remains of a rocket on a street in the town of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015.
A woman reacts as she removes debris from her house damaged during fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces, in the town of Horlivka, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015.
A pro-Russian separatist inspects a house where Ukrainian troops held one of their positions, in the town of Vuhlehirsk, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015.
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini delivers a speech during a debate on the situation in Ukraine at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Feb. 10, 2015.