Europe As Kiev pulls back in east, Ukraine struggles with what went wrong

Today's withdrawal of heavy weapons in accordance with the Minsk cease-fire marks a major reversal for Kiev. For many soldiers, cynicism about their leadership is weighing heavily.

Scott Peterson/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images

Haggard Ukrainian Army soldiers withdrew 15 heavy artillery guns today, their armored convoy part of a delayed cease-fire agreement with Russian-backed separatists to ease a conflict that has taken nearly 6,000 lives.