FILE - In this Sunday Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Russia-backed separatists walk along a road that takes them to Artemivsk, littered with destroyed Ukrainian army tanks and vehicles, outside Debaltseve, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File) (AP)

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa


February 24, 2015 8:45PM (UTC)

LONDON (AP) — Scattered attacks in eastern Ukraine threatened a peace deal brokered by France and Germany that called on government forces and pro-Russia rebels to pull back heavy weapons.

Ukrainians marked the anniversary of President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster with marches in several cities. Four people were killed in an explosion at one of the marches in Kharkiv.

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James Bond actor Daniel Craig was in Rome for filming of "Spectre," the latest installment in the series. Models converged on the British capital for London Fashion Week, while cities around Europe held carnival parades.

Austrian skier Matthias Mayer won World Cup downhill and super-G races to complete a weekend sweep on home snow. In Rome, hundreds of marauding Dutch soccer fans rampaged through the city's historic center and damaged a just-renovated 400-year-old Bernini masterpiece at the foot of the Spanish Steps.




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