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Photo: Zelensky and Putin meet face-to-face for the first time
7:03 pm, December 9, 2019
In Paris on December 9, the Russian, Ukrainian, French, and German heads of state met to discuss the eastern Ukrainian conflict. The “Normandy Format” meeting was also the first in-person conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The two leaders
upon their first encounter. Following the four-way summit, they began a session of two-way negotiations.
Ian Langsdon / pool / EPA / Scanpix / LETA