Ukrainian: Peace plan gains support

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 3:02 a.m.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko greet each other Tuesday before the start of their talks in Minsk, Belarus. Behind them is Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early today that he has support for a peace plan from leaders who attended a summit in Minsk, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported.

A Ukrainian volunteer gets a hug from his daughter Tuesday in Kiev as his unit gets ready to head to eastern Ukraine to join the fighting.

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