Contains distressing content.
26 Feb 2018

Putin signals concession on Eastern Ghouta bombardment


From 9am until 2pm, the guns will fall silent, according to the man literally calling the shots apparently over Eastern Ghouta now – President Putin of Russia. It’s a long way from the 30-day ceasefire without delay demanded by the UN Security Council. But better than non-stop fighting There will also be the much talked about but never quite real “humanitarian corridors”, so trapped civilians can leave, if they dare. A warning: there are distressing images in this report.