Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding

PARASKOVIYVKA/DONETSK, Ukraine - Ukrainian troops towed artillery away from the front line in the east on Thursday, a move that amounted to recognizing that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 was holding at last. | Video

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