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Poroshenko announces Ukraine ceasefire

05.09.14 @ 16:34

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Ukraine leader Poroshenko has said he agreed a ceasefire with pro-Russia rebels Friday after hearing "a powerful request for [a] peaceful ... settlement" in meetings with the EU in Brussels and Nato in Wales. The EU is likely to hold off on Russia sanctions to see if the ceasefire sticks.