Putin And Ukraine's Yanukovich Hold Unofficial Meeting In Sochi

SOCHI, Russia -- Russia's Vladimir Putin has come together with his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yanukovich, for a meeting without ties, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.

Vladimir Putin (L) and Viktor Yanukovich

According to Peskov the leaders have met in the southern city of Sochi, which is shortly to host the Winter Olympics, to continue discussing urgent topics that made the agenda of their Minsk talks earlier this month.

Leaders of former Soviet countries, known as the Commonwealth of Independent States, or CIS, met in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on October 25.

The presidents discussed anti-criminal cooperation within the borders of the former Soviet country, ways to boost staggering economic partnerships and the upcoming 70th anniversary of WWII’s Victory Day.

Source: Voice of Russia