An interior view of a  damaged apartment building following what locals say was recent shelling by Ukrainian forces in the settlement of Maryinka outside Donetsk. Photograph: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

Artillery fire has killed at least four people in a residential area in eastern Ukraine, spurring more people to flee the besieged city of Donetsk and(...)

A pro-Russia rebel takes a position following an Ukrainian army mortar attack in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk yesterday. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Ukrainian government forces skirmished with separatist rebels around a major industrial town in the restive Donetsk region last night, as the country(...)