Angela Merkel

The Russian president says he will exert influence on Ukraine pro-Russian separatists at the press conference after negotiations with Angela Merkel.

The German, French, Ukrainian and Russian leaders have agreed on it by phone.

The Russian TV channel NTV broadcasts a video dedicated to the Ukraine talks between the German, French, Ukrainian and Russian leaders in Minsk.

Reports: Minsk summit document provides for ceasefire after February 14

On February 11, talks between leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia are held in the Palace of Independence in Minsk.

The 'Norman' negotiations dedicated to the situation in East Ukraine continue after a few breaks in Minsk.

The U.S. President said it during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Kremlin experts have studied the suggestions made by Merkel and Hollande, the Russian diplomat said.

The talks in Minsk are expected to focus on a peaceful resolution of the situation in eastern Ukraine.