Waiting game in Ukraine as ceasefire holds

March 14, 2015 8:46 AM

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KIEV: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he’d spent more enjoyable evenings. German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked of a “glimmer of hope” but said she was under “no illusions”.

A month after the ceasefire deal which she and French President Francois Hollande thrashed out with Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at marathon overnight talks in the Belarus capital Minsk in February a peace of sorts is holding in eastern Ukraine.

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