Russia's Putin tells OSCE chief ready to discuss Ukraine crisis solution

MOSCOW Wed May 7, 2014 8:19am EDT

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he was ready to discuss a way out of the Ukrainian crisis with the head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

"I know that you have your own proposals, your ideas of how to find a way out of the situation (in Ukraine) that has occurred. Our position is known too," Putin said ahead of talks with Didier Burkhalter, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for 2014 and Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

"Let's try to analyze the situation and seek ways out of this crisis."

(Reporting by Alexei Anishchuk, Writing by Thomas Grove, Editing by Nigel Stephenson)

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Comments (8)
havryliv wrote:
The duplicitous Putin knows how to end the “Ukraine crisis” as he calls it, since he caused it by invading Crimea and sending in his terrorist thugs to destabilize east Ukraine.

Putin is employing the technique of The Big Lie in claiming that the interim Ukrainian government is “fascist and neo-Nazi”. The exact opposite is true. Putin’s Russia is acting as the new international bully and is using all the tricks in the fascist handbook.

May 07, 2014 8:51am EDT  --  Report as abuse
havryliv wrote:
The duplicitous Putin knows how to end the “Ukraine crisis” as he calls it, since he caused it by invading Crimea and sending in his terrorist thugs to destabilize east Ukraine.

Putin is employing the technique of The Big Lie in claiming that the interim Ukrainian government is “fascist and neo-Nazi”. The exact opposite is true. Putin’s Russia is acting as the new international bully and is using all the tricks in the fascist handbook.

May 07, 2014 8:52am EDT  --  Report as abuse
havryliv wrote:
The duplicitous Putin knows how to end the “Ukraine crisis” as he calls it, since he caused it by invading Crimea and sending in his terrorist thugs to destabilize east Ukraine.

Putin is employing the technique of The Big Lie in claiming that the interim Ukrainian government is “fascist and neo-Nazi”. The exact opposite is true. Putin’s Russia is acting as the new international bully and is using all the tricks in the fascist handbook.

May 07, 2014 8:52am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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