German and French leaders push Ukraine peace plan in Moscow

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A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says talks with Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande on a peace proposal for Ukraine have ended.

Dmitry Peskov, the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said early Saturday local time that the next step in the process would be a telephone call between Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the German and French leaders on Sunday.

No details of what was discussed in the Kremlin talks were given however the European leaders were hoping to work towards an end to the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

CCTV’s Tom Barton reported this story from Moscow.

Ukraine Crisis: German & French leaders push peace plan in Moscow

It’s a diplomatic blitz aimed at ending fighting in eastern Ukraine. CCTV’s Tom Barton reported this story from Moscow.


Anton Fedyashin of American Univ. discusses Ukraine-Russia peace initiative

CCTV America interviewed Anton Fedyashin, executive director at American University’s Initiative for Russian Culture, about the meetings in Moscow and proposals to end the fighting in Ukraine.

Anton Fedyashin of American Univ. discusses Ukraine-Russia peace initiative

CCTV America interviewed Anton Fedyashin, executive director at American University's Initiative for Russian Culture, about the meetings in Moscow and proposals to end the fighting in Ukraine.