Deal reached to calm Ukraine _ for now; Obama, Kerry say Russian follow-up action is urgent

  • Article by: JOHN HEILPRIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 17, 2014 - 4:30 PM

GENEVA — In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

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