Putin calls for long-term Ukraine ceasefire, peace talks
ByREUTERS
27 June 2014 12:52

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for a long-term ceasefire in Ukraine to allow talks between representatives of Kiev and eastern regions where rebels are waging an armed insurgency.

Putin also said during a diplomatic ceremony in the Kremlin that violence has forced tens of thousands of Ukrainians to seek refuge, including in Russia.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Woman weeping.
01 March 2014
New Worlds: Tell the whole truth

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 10 - 22
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 21
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 10 - 15
    Jerusalem
    11 - 17
    Haifa
  • 13 - 23
    Elat
    13 - 21
    Tiberias