Ukrainian President offers ceasefire to rebels
Petro Poroshenko says government troops to soon stop firing on pro-Russian armed separatists.
The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered ceasefire to rebels in the eastern areas.
Talking to newsmen in Kiev, he said the government troops would soon stop firing on pro-Russian armed separatists.
Russian President Veladimir Putin has welcomed Poroshenko's peace initiative.