February 19, 2014
Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych says he has agreed a truce with opposition leaders, after at least 26 people died in protests this week.
A statement on the presidential website said they had agreed to start “negotiations” aimed at ending the bloodshed of the last two days.
They also agreed to try to stabilise “the situation in the state in the interests of social peace”.
Earlier today, the president sacked the head of the armed forces.
This article was posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 5:03 pm