Permanent ceasefire reached between Russia and Ukraine
KIEVSep 03, 2014 - 12:00 am GMT+3
Sep 03, 2014 12:00 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko have agreed to a "permanent ceasefire" in fighting engulfing the east of the ex-Soviet state, the Ukrainian leader's office said on Wednesday.
Putin and Poroshenko held a telephone exchange "that resulted in an agreement for a permanent ceasefire in Donbass (eastern Ukraine)," the Ukrainian president's office said in a statement.