Poroshenko meets Putin, talks peace

  • Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, said a roadmap will be soon laid out to bring the conflict between government troops and rebels to an end, according to media reports.

    Poroshenko, who met Russia’s president Vladimir Putin in Belarus, said the “ceasefire regime…must be bilateral in character.”

    The meeting between the two leaders comes after Ukraine’s troops captured at least 10 Russian soldiers.

    Putin said his country would “do everything to support this peace process” — if it began.



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