: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Thousands Protest Ukraine Leader’s Peace Plan

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Kyiv on Sunday to protest broader autonomy for separatist territories, part of a plan to end a war with Russian-backed fighters.Protesters chanted “No to surrender!”, with some holding placards critical of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the crowd, which police said had swelled to around 10,000 people.The country’s 41-year-old president is gearing up to hold his first summit with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin in an effort to revive a stalled peace process to end the five year separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.This week Ukrainian, Russian and separatist negotiators agreed on a roadmap that envisages special …read more

Source:: Voice of America