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Poroshenko announces temporary ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

Posted by seumasach on September 4, 2014

Russia Beyond The Headlines

3rd September, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has declared a temporary ceasefire in eastern Ukraine after a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Russian experts believe the time to put an end to the bloodshed is long overdue. However, such a decision could be interpreted as weakness and may cost Poroshenko his political career.

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