Interfax: Ukraine, Russia agree on peace plan

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During a meeting in the capital of Belarus, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on a peace plan, according to the Interfax news agency.

Putin and Poroshenko meet to discuss Ukraine situation

Putin and Poroshenko meet to discuss Ukraine situation

During a meeting in the capital of Belarus, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed on a peace plan, according to the Interfax news agency.

It was their first face-to-face meeting since June. They were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials from the European Union in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The meeting came as 10 Russian soldiers were captured by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine claims that Russia has opened a new war front.

CCTV America’s Tom Barton reports.

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Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet in Minsk

Ukrainian and Russian leaders meet in Minsk

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met in the capital of Belarus to focus on the situation in Ukraine. It was their first meeting face-to-face since June. They were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials from the European Union in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The meeting came as ten Russian soldiers were captured by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine claims that Russia has opened a new war front. CCTV America's Tom Barton reports.

Will the meeting in Belarus between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin help resolve the Ukraine situation? CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes interviews Lilit Gevorgyan, a specialist on Russia for IHS Global Insight.

Will Minsk meeting help resolve the Ukraine situation?

Will Minsk meeting help resolve the Ukraine situation?

Will the meeting in Belarus between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin help resolve the Ukraine situation? CCTV America's Elaine Reyes interviews Lilit Gevorgyan, a specialist on Russia for IHS Global Insight.

For more insights on the meeting and Ukraine situation, CCTV America spoke to Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow with Peterson Institute for International Economics. 

Ukraine's president: Leaders at Minsk meeting support his peace plan

Ukraine's president: Leaders at Minsk meeting support his peace plan

For more insights on the meeting and Ukraine situation, CCTV America spoke to Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow with Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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