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Putin: Leaders agree to deal for Ukraine cease-fire

1 year 11 months 1 week ago February 12, 2015 Feb 12, 2015 Thursday, February 12 2015 February 12, 2015 2:44 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

MINSK, Belarus - Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons.

After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to implement it.

Meanwhile, both rebels and government troops reported fighting across eastern Ukraine.

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