Ukraine military suspends combat operations on ''Day of Silence''

Ukrainian government forces suspended combat operations in the east on Tuesday in preparation for a `Day of Silence`, the Kiev military said, an effective truce on the front line of the conflict with separatist rebels.

Ukraine military suspends combat operations on ''Day of Silence''

Kiev: Ukrainian government forces suspended combat operations in the east on Tuesday in preparation for a `Day of Silence`, the Kiev military said, an effective truce on the front line of the conflict with separatist rebels.

"The Ukrainian military have suspended all combat actions and are ready for the Day of Silence, but if separatists attack we will fire in response," a military spokesman told Reuters by telephone.