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Ceasefire for eastern Ukraine agreed after Minsk summit

From far left, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, Mr Putin, Mrs Merkel, Mr Hollande and Mr Poroshenko at the presidential residence in Minsk on Wednesday during a break from their marathon talks to end fighting in eastern Ukraine.


THE leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday.

The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk included a ceasefire that would come...

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