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Russia, Ukraine and the beginning of negotiations – Danske Bank

FXStreet (Edinburgh) - Lars Christensen, Chief Analyst at Danske Bank, remarks today’s key meeting between Putin and Poroshenko in Minsk.

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“Focus is expected to be on the Ukraine crisis once again, as there is an event in Belarus’s capital Minsk, where top officials from the Eurasian customs union and from the EU, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and the foreign affair Chief and Trader commissioner, are meeting with president Poroshenko”.

“Whether or not Poroshenko and Putin succeed in negotiating, the event should be considered positive by the markets as it will be the first negotiation talks since a short meeting in early June”.

“One of the topics will be future gas supplies through Ukraine’s territory”.

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