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First, to end the active operations by the armed forces and armed units of the militia in Ukraine's southeast areas of Donetsk and Luhansk.
Second, to pull back the armed units of the power structures of Ukraine to a region that excludes the shelling of populated areas by artillery and all types of multiple-rocket systems.
To ensure the establishment of a valid and objective international control over the observance of the ceasefire terms and a monitoring of the situation in the security zone.
Fourth, to rule out the use of combat aircraft against civilians and populated regions in the conflict zone.
Further on, to organize the exchange of persons held by force, with the formula of "all for all" without any pre-conditions.
Six, to open humanitarian corridors for refugee movement and humanitarian-aid delivery to the cities and towns of Donbass, Donetsk, and Luhansk regions.
And finally, the seventh step is to provide an opportunity to send repair crews to affected regions of Donbass to reconstruct social and life-supporting structures.
originally posted by: Bone75
a reply to: sacgamer25
Of course our media outlets are spinning this as a desperate move in response to the sanctions, but I don't think that's the case at all. The folks at the NATO conference had better take his recommendations seriously. He's not gonna back down.
I don't believe the American citizens will back the US going to war over Ukraine.
Russian president Vladimir V. Putin discussed the steps necessary for a ceasefire agreement between his country and Ukraine on Wednesday.