G7 summit kicks off in ItalyWorld May 26, 13:55
Kremlin spokesman says Russia stands with UK in war on terrorRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 13:13
Russia looks for traces of extra-terrestrial life forms on ISS surfaceScience & Space May 26, 13:04
Press review: NATO's anti-terror Trump card and US' Syrian civilian body countPress Review May 26, 13:00
Russia warns NATO against military buildup along eastern borderRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 12:01
Russia to sell over 360 cutting-edge helicopters by 2030Military & Defense May 26, 11:37
Trump’s limo too big to fit through Royal Palace gates in BrusselsWorld May 26, 11:18
Russian ambassador says Paris remains important partner for MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 10:20
Forest fires in Siberia swell four times to cover 30,000 hectaresWorld May 26, 9:45
MOSCOW, June 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Kremlin believes that work of the contact group on peace settlement in Ukraine’s east may be about to bear fruit in days, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told ITAR-TASS on Monday.
“Experts are working on the problem in the context of the short conversation that (Russian president Vladimir) Putin and (Ukrainian President Petro) Poroshenko held in Normandy (on June 6),” he said, adding that first definite steps of the group’s work could take place “in the next days”.
The contact group on peace settlement in Ukraine’s east met for the first time on Sunday with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Germany Pavlo Klimkin, the OSCE Secretary General’s special envoy Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini and Russia’s Ambassador in Kiev Mikhail Zurabov taking part in it.
Opening the meeting, Poroshenko said that he believed it necessary to bring gunfire in the country’s eastern regions to an end in a week’s time.