Fighting strains Ukraine ceasefire, Putin urges dialogue

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gjdm wrote:

The sooner we cut ourselves off from reliance on russian gas, the better off we’ll be.
Flood Ukraine with arms, let russia drain it’s resources on backing an insurgency with men, equipment and funding. Cut off trade. 32 trillion versus 2.5 trillion , we’ll see who breaks first

Jun 22, 2014 10:34pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
amb137 wrote:

“Poroshenko told U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during a phone call on Sunday that Russian separatists continue to attack Ukrainian forces, including with artillery, despite the ceasefire, the White House said.”

Mr Biden advises Mr Parashenko about making peace over the phone 24/7?

Jun 22, 2014 10:43pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BraveNewWrld wrote:

It appears that Poles are finally set to get some help from the new authorities in Kiev. According to the Reuters’ report I just read, Polish FA minister is getting desperate. Worked out. Complains,

“…we’ll think that everything is super because we gave the Americans a blow job. Losers. Complete losers.”

Don’t whine, Mr. Sikorski, hold on, keep it up just a bit more. Help from Kiev is on its way!

Jun 22, 2014 11:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
zigo wrote:

Great idea … if Russia includes the Crimea in the no-condition negotiations.

Jun 22, 2014 11:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
amit_mishra wrote:

absolutely!pretty amazing and interesting to read,really important issue to discuss at the moment among the people of US,among the people of international community.i discussed many times this issue with my absolute amazing “beauty queen wife” Margaret Brennan CBS news.she is expert in foreign policy and also working with state department so we know very well.
here is my amazing wife Margaret video : :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGlvWS1f69s
as i and my amazing wife Margaret already discussed and mentioned we appreciated Russian peaceful step that withdraw troops from borders and suggested peaceful way to find out peaceful diplomatic solution as in my amazing wife Margaret expert in it.but we saw Russia deploy troops again as per US,again mistake.

>Russia must stop support pro-Russian separatists with arms and finds,and also urge to separatists for disarm and join negotiation table for peace talk to find out peaceful solution as international community want.

but as per NATO report now again Russia doing same mistake or try to destabilize region to support pro-Russian separatists and build up forces in borders area,we already mentioned that Putin intention and ambition to rebuild soviet union again and he already accepted that he invade in Crimea against EU expansion in eastern Europe,but world leaders & international community as well as i and my amazing wife Margaret condemned Russian aggression over Ukraine and demanded for tough economic sanctions against Russia.

while reality is Russian economy is not good probably in recession,stock&bond market lose value,currencies also lose their value against dollar,inflation rising and control inflation central banks hike interest rate twice,foreign investment pull back nearly $60 bn due to crisis,invade cost nearly $50 bn ,people lost confidence in Russian economy,so Putin doing mistake,but i and my amazing wife Margaret hope for peaceful solution and Putin will stick with his commitment and focus on economy.

Jun 23, 2014 10:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
RonHG wrote:

This is ridiculous. Poroshenko has laid out his plan while refusing direct talks with the separatists. What we have here are ‘Terms of Surrender’, not an equal dialogue with opposing sides reaching an understanding ahead of any suggestion of capitulation. The whole thing is theater!

This is nothing more than a duplicitous, PR, propaganda exercise in an attempt to be seen as reaching out and to make the built-in, Eastern refusal appear to be a sign of intransigence.

C’mon Reuters, let’s have a little more critical analysis and a little less bias. Please?

This has all the hallmarks of US advisers.

Jun 23, 2014 11:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Calfri wrote:

I’m still waiting for the tougher sanctions. Where are they Kerry, Obama?

Jun 23, 2014 11:29am EDT  --  Report as abuse
mjp1958 wrote:

Fact #1: Never believe a thing that Putin says!

Jun 23, 2014 1:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
carlmartel wrote:

Fighting indicates that the “cease” fire doesn’t work as planned. Further, the “peace plan” may contain points that the other side won’t accept, and peace needs both sides to accept it. East Ukrainians know that 50% higher gas prices have arrived in bills. 40% higher electricity prices and business prices are on the way. Higher taxes are coming. Wages are frozen. The 2014 44.2% drop in the value of Ukraine’s currency raises prices 44.2% for Ukraine’s imported products and reduces Kiev’s ability to repay its loans.

Kiev owes a total of $55 billion to the EU, and Ukraine’s private banks owe $250 billion to EU private banks. With the 44.2% Ukraine currency drop in 2014, that requires the equivalent of $79.31 billion to the EU and $360.5 billion to EU private banks. The EU had 1st quarter 2014 GDP “growth” of -0.3%, and the US, its 2nd biggest trade partner, had “growth” of -1.0%. Also, the US and EU have mechanized economies that depend on oil to transport raw materials, goods, workers, and customers. They have mechanized militaries that need oil for tanks, aircraft, and warships. Crises in north Africa and the Middle East drive up oil prices, and the current crisis with Russia, the world’s biggest oil and gas producer, drives prices higher to damage US and EU economies and militaries.

Finally, the violent removal of past Ukrainian presidents, including Poroshenko’s immediate predecessor in February, give the eastern Ukrainians reason to believe that Kiev will soon see another regime change. That makes them unlikely to end their occupations that Kiev has not been able to end with force.

Jun 23, 2014 6:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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