Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk overnight in the country's east killed at least five civilians and wounded 29, officials said Wednesday ahead of high-stakes peace talks in Berlin.
"Shelling continued during the night in Donetsk", the city's administration said in a statement. "Five civilians were killed. Twenty nine received wounds of varying severity. As of 9:30 am, military actions in the city continue. The sound of heavy weapons can be heard everywhere."