Russian President Vladimir Putin
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Putin: 'Apocalyptic scenario' of war with Ukraine is unlikely

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that a war between Russia and Ukraine is unlikely.

In an interview with Russian television, Mr Putin said he thought that such an apocalyptic scenario was hardly possible and he said he hoped this would never happen.

Mr Putin stressed the importance of implementing the peace deal for eastern Ukraine which was negotiated in Minsk.

  • 23 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: Moment deadly blast hits Ukraine march