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Ukraine’s Zelenskiy says Russia has rejected proposal for an Easter truce

/ 05:38 AM April 22, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy speaks during his nightly address, saying that the "Battle of Donbas" has begun, in Kyiv, Ukraine, April 18, 2022.  Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/via Reuters TV/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy speaks during his nightly address, saying that the “Battle of Donbas” has begun, in Kyiv, Ukraine, April 18, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/via Reuters TV/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday said Russia had rejected a proposal for a truce over the Orthodox Christian Easter period this weekend but added he still harbored hopes for peace.

Zelenskiy made the remarks in a video address. The Orthodox Easter service starts late on Saturday into Sunday morning.

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