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The crucial thing now is for the Kiev government to keep up its positive outlook of ceasefire proposals and to resist provocations by the “party of war”, he said.
Earlier on Wednesday, Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation, in the course of which they expressed opinions on the steps that might lead up to a truce between the Ukrainian military and the East-Ukrainian self-defense forces.
“In addition to this, Poroshenko has called an early parliamentary election where he has to show himself off as a hero,” he said. “And how can you be a hero in a situation where mothers are getting coffins with their sons’ bodies?”
“In this situation, Poroshenko sees a compromise option of some kind,” Klimov said. “His Western supervisors might have given consent to it because they understand how vulnerable his position is.”