20 Feb 2022

French President attempts to agree a ceasefire in Ukraine with Putin

Europe Editor and Presenter

The seesaw between war war and jaw jaw is enough to make you dizzy. Could there be a glimmer of diplomatic hope tonight?

After a weekend of heavy shelling in the east of Ukraine, accompanied by barrages of disinformation, a lengthy phone call between President Putin and President Macron.

The Elysee said they would try and secure a ceasefire. The Kremlin offered a grudging Da.

But the day began here remembering those who died 8 years ago in Maidan when Ukrainians claim the Russian aggression started.