Kremlin-ordered truce is uncertain amid suspicion of motives


              A destroyed bridge across Siverskyi-Donets river is seen in the village of Bogorodychne, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest offers the holy communion to a woman during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest blesses believers during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A destroyed Russian tank stands across the road of a church in the town of Sviatohirsk, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A local resident runs past a burning house hit by the Russian shelling in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A destroyed bridge across Siverskyi-Donets river is seen in the village of Bogorodychne, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest offers the holy communion to a woman during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest blesses believers during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A destroyed Russian tank stands across the road of a church in the town of Sviatohirsk, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A local resident runs past a burning house hit by the Russian shelling in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A destroyed bridge across Siverskyi-Donets river is seen in the village of Bogorodychne, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest offers the holy communion to a woman during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              An Orthodox priest blesses believers during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              A destroyed Russian tank stands across the road of a church in the town of Sviatohirsk, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A local resident runs past a burning house hit by the Russian shelling in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              An Orthodox priest blesses believers during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              An Orthodox priest offers the holy communion to a woman during Christmas church service in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              A destroyed Russian tank stands across the road of a church in the town of Sviatohirsk, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              Ukrainian priests holding a service before the start of the Orthodox Chrismas in the St. Michael's Monastery of Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Moscow's armed forces to observe a 36-hour cease-fire in Ukraine this weekend for the Russian Orthodox Christmas holiday, but Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy questioned the Kremlin's intentions, accusing the Kremlin of planning the fighting pause "to continue the war with renewed vigor". (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              Ukrainian priests holding a service before the start of the Orthodox Chrismas in the St. Michael's Monastery of Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Moscow's armed forces to observe a 36-hour cease-fire in Ukraine this weekend for the Russian Orthodox Christmas holiday, but Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy questioned the Kremlin's intentions, accusing the Kremlin of planning the fighting pause "to continue the war with renewed vigor". (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              Ukrainian priests holding a service before the start of the Orthodox Chrismas in the St. Michael's Monastery of Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Moscow's armed forces to observe a 36-hour cease-fire in Ukraine this weekend for the Russian Orthodox Christmas holiday, but Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy questioned the Kremlin's intentions, accusing the Kremlin of planning the fighting pause "to continue the war with renewed vigor". (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)
            
              A firefighter passes by the dead body of a firefighter killed in the Russian shelling of the fire station in Kherson, Ukraine, on the Orthodox Christmas Eve Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)
            
              Local citizens walk near a Christmas tree decorated for Orthodox Christmas and the New Year festivities in Mariupol, in Russian-controlled Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
            
              A view of an apartment building, damaged during a heavy fighting, in Mariupol, in Russian-controlled Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
            
              A view of an apartment building, damaged during a heavy fighting, in Mariupol, in Russian-controlled Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
Kremlin-ordered truce is uncertain amid suspicion of motives