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    Ukraine Peace Process Moves Forward as Shelling Stops

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    The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) and the Ukrainian army have reportedly agreed to stop shelling as of 12:30 on Sunday.

    The authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic have clinched a deal with the Ukrainian army to stop shelling each other; the agreement came into force at 12:30 on Sunday, according to Eduard Basurin, a spokesman for DNR's Defense Ministry.

    "There was an agreement with the Ukrainian side to halt shelling from 12:30," Basurin was quoted as saying by local media outlets.

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