New Diplomatic Bid To End Ukraine Fighting

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In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany are in Kiev to push a proposal to end the fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country.

This comes as the U.S. edges toward offering Ukraine lethal military aid.

The BBC's David Stern joins Here & Now's Robin Young from Kiev to tell us what this could mean.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


  • David Stern, correspondent for the BBC in Ukraine. He tweets @loydstern.

This segment aired on February 5, 2015.


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