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16 July, Tuesday


US didn't fulfill agreements reached on Ukraine during Obama time - Putin revealed new facts

"I can only say that the agreements reached during this phone conversation, were not fulfilled by the US side," Putin said

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The United States have failed to fulfill some of agreements on Ukraine reached during a phone conversation between the leaders of Russia and the United States in 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin told US filmmaker Oliver Stone in the Revealing Ukraine documentary.

In the documentary, presented during the Taormina film festival on July 6, Stone asks Putin to comment on his phone conversation with then US President Barack Obama, which took place against the background of the 2014 mass rallies in Kiev, known as Maidan, TASS reports.

"As you know, Obama is not a president anymore, but there are still some things that we [do not comment]," Putin said. "Anyway, I can only say that the agreements reached during this phone conversation, were not fulfilled by the US side."

"I will confine myself to saying that and I will not elaborate," Putin added.

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On November 21, 2013, a week ahead of the anticipated signing of the association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union at an Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius, the then Ukrainian government announced suspension of preparations for the signing.

It provoked mass riots in central Kiev that ultimately resulted in a three-month standoff, commonly known as ‘Maidan,’ on Kiev’s central Independence Square, or Maidan Nezalezhnosti. Protesters seized a number of administrative buildings and set up the so-called armed ‘self-defense’ forces, which plunged into open confrontation with law enforcement agencies. The protests peaked with a coup in which ex-President Viktor Yanukovich was toppled and fled Ukraine.

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