Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine hours before a fresh cease-fire was due to enter into force.
Both expressed support for the truce between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists that is set to begin at midnight on July 27.
Zelenskiy’s office said the Ukrainian president told Putin during the phone call on July 26 that further steps were needed to free Ukrainian citizens being held in eastern Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia…
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