Ukraine, Russia agree Crimea truce until March 21-Ukraine minister

KIEV, March 16 Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:48am EDT

KIEV, March 16 (Reuters) - The defence ministries of Ukraine and Russia have agreed on a truce in Crimea until March 21, Ukraine's acting defence minister said on Sunday.

"An agreement has been reached with (Russia's) Black Sea Fleet and the Russian Defence Ministry on a truce in Crimea until March 21," Ihor Tenyukh told journalists on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting.

"No measures will be taken against our military facilities in Crimea during that time. Our military sites are therefore proceeding with a replenishment of reserves."

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Comments (3)
desertares wrote:
Don’t they mean ‘surrender’? It’s all over for the Crimea, they should be concentrating on signing off the peninsula with as much pride and dignity allowed them by the Russians.

Mar 16, 2014 2:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dualcitizen wrote:
Looks like they’ve voted to go with Russia. Is Odumbo going to scold or admonish, which do you think?

Mar 16, 2014 4:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
tonyalfidi wrote:
A military truce won’t stop other forms of confrontation. Russia and the US prepare for financial conflict. Deep state players draw battle lines through Ukraine’s assets and global markets. http://goo.gl/NsSV2S

Mar 16, 2014 12:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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