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HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

World

Ukraine crisis: Yanukovich announces 'peace deal'
Reuters
Kiev, February 21, 2014
First Published: 12:34 IST(21/2/2014)
Last Updated: 13:26 IST(21/2/2014)

Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders were due Friday to sign a preliminary deal aimed at ending the county's bloodiest crisis since independence, the presidency said in a statement.

"The parties agreed on the initialling of an agreement to resolve the crisis," the presidency said in a statement after a night of talks mediated by EU and Russia.

"The signing is expected at 12:00 (1000 GMT)" at the presidency, the statement said. No details of the agreement were given.

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