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Russia-Ukraine: tentative progress at first talks for three years

No breakthrough at meeting with Ukraine’s Zelenskiy but Putin agrees there has been ‘thaw’ in relationsFace-to-face talks between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine have yielded modest progress with tentative agreements on prisoner exchanges and a total ceasefire, but no political breakthrough to the five-year old conflict in south-east Ukraine.Monday’s talks were the first meeting between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who was elected in a landslide victory in April and made ending the war one of his campaign promises. Continue reading… …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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