Fresh round of ceasefire talks in Minsk, Belarus (Video)

14:44, 24 December 2014
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Talks between Russia, Ukraine and OSCE will take place on Wednesday and Friday, in hopes a way can be found to resolve the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

Enforcing the ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the immediate release of all hostages are still on the top agenda, despite the first Minsk truce in September being repeatedly flouted by militants, according to Ukrainian military.  

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has also stressed the necessity of freeing captive Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison, Ukraine Today reports.

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