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Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko speak at D-Day event

BENOUVILLE France (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko on Friday on the sidelines of D-Day commemorations in France as they met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a Reuters reporter said.<p>Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (2nd …

Putin, Poroshenko seek quick end to fighting

OUISTREHAM, France (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's newly elected leader have spoken of their desire for a quick end to …

Russia and Ukraine discuss ceasefire

The American, Russian and incoming Ukrainian leaders have discussed, in separate meetings in France, a ceasefire and other possible steps to de-escalate the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, reports said.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin held brief one-on-one talks on Friday with his US counterpart Barack …

Rebels down Ukraine army plane on eve of Poroshenko's swearing-in

DONETSK/LUHANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army plane as fighting raged in the eastern town of Slaviansk on Friday, a day before the inauguration of pro-European billionaire businessman Petro Poroshenko as Ukraine’s president.<p>An armed pro-Russian separatist …

Obama And Putin Just Spoke For The First Time In Months, And A Ceasefire In Ukraine Is Now On The Table

The conversation took place at a heads-of-state lunch in Normandy, where world leaders traveled Friday to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day.<p>Ben Rhodes, the White House's deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, said the conversation lasted about 10 to 15 minutes. It came …

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Ukrainian Separatists Are Sending A World War II-Era Soviet Tank Into Battle

"Our craftsmen have managed to start the engine of the IS-3 tank displayed on a platform in the park. The tank is being prepared and will engage in the combat soon," the press service of the unrecognized Donetsk People's Republic told Interfax.<p>If this is the tank in the video below, it's hard to …

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Vladimir Putin in D-day peace talks with Ukraine president

Vladimir Putin spoke face-to-face with Ukraine's incoming president about ending the violence in the former Soviet state, and Kiev's new leader said talks could begin in earnest as soon as Sunday in a diplomatic breakthrough played out along the battlefield beaches of Normandy.<p>Friday's 15-minute …

Ukraine's Poroshenko hails 'start of Russia dialogue'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1082000/1082541_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534489973_b20f6d5165fe54361ebb6a869586d910<p><b>Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko has hailed a meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin as a start of dialogue over the east Ukraine crisis.</b><p>Mr …

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Ukraine's Poroshenko sworn in and sets out peace plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1082000/1082785_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534398021_8e6c710f9712211dd892df62381d43c5<p><b>Petro Poroshenko has been sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east of the country.</b><p>The 48-year-old …

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