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Poroshenko to seek ceasefire plan after 'very tough' talks with Putin

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (front), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a meeting with high-ranked officials representing Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and the European Union in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Mykola Lazarenko/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (front), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a meeting with high-ranked officials representing Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and the European Union in Minsk,...more

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (front), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attend a meeting with high-ranked officials representing Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and the European Union in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Mykola Lazarenko/Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev (C) stand nearby, in Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Bondarenko/Kazakh Presidential Office/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev (C) stand nearby, in Minsk August 26, 2014....more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev (C) stand nearby, in Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Bondarenko/Kazakh Presidential Office/Pool
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(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko pose for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko pose for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko pose for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko react while posing for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko react while posing for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko react while posing for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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(L-R) Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk before posing for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

(L-R) Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk before posing for a...more

(L-R) Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk before posing for a family photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk together after a posing for a photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. Russia and Ukraine said on August 19 their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials in Belarus's capital of Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time low.  REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (BELARUS  - Tags: POLITICS)

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk together after a posing for a photo during their meeting in Minsk,...more

(L-R) Russia's President Vladimir Putin, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walk together after a posing for a photo during their meeting in Minsk, August 26, 2014. Russia and Ukraine said on August 19 their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials in Belarus's capital of Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time low. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (BELARUS - Tags: POLITICS)
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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walks down a flight of stairs upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walks down a flight of stairs upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko walks down a flight of stairs upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Flags of the European Union (L-R), Ukraine and Russia fly during the arrivals of leaders and delegations at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Flags of the European Union (L-R), Ukraine and Russia fly during the arrivals of leaders and delegations at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Flags of the European Union (L-R), Ukraine and Russia fly during the arrivals of leaders and delegations at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (L) takes part in a traditional bread and salt ceremony upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (L) takes part in a traditional bread and salt ceremony upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (L) takes part in a traditional bread and salt ceremony upon his arrival at an airport outside Minsk August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A girl gives a flower to a new volunteer of the Ukrainian interior ministry's special battalion "Sich" during a ceremony, where he and his comrades will take an oath of allegiance to the country, in Kiev August 26, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A girl gives a flower to a new volunteer of the Ukrainian interior ministry's special battalion "Sich" during a ceremony, where he and his comrades will take an oath of allegiance to the country, in Kiev August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A girl gives a flower to a new volunteer of the Ukrainian interior ministry's special battalion "Sich" during a ceremony, where he and his comrades will take an oath of allegiance to the country, in Kiev August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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