Ryan Chilcote Asks Putin About a Ukraine Ceasefire

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June 6 (Bloomberg) -- In today’s “Global Outlook,” Bloomberg’s Ryan Chilcote recaps the question he posed to Russian President Vladimir Putin about a possible ceasefire in Ukraine. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

It is time for today's global outlook.

Today marks the first face-to-face meeting between president obama and vladimir putin since the crisis in ukraine began.

They had an informal meeting while in normandy for the 70th anniversary of d-day.

We are following that story.

The russian president is meeting with president obama, and degrading president -- the ukrainian president, and the french president's office is saying we may be looking at cease-fire talks.

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What are the odds that a cease-fire can be achieved in ukraine?

I think the ukrainian leadership to show us good will and wisdom.

After immediately stop the military operation, immediately announce a cease-fire.

There is no other way to create the conditions for negotiations.

Here is the thing, you're her the russian president speaking there.

He puts all of the responsibility on the ukrainian p government to call for the cease-fire.

That is not the answer that the white house will like.

They want the russian president to use his influence on the separatist in ukraine to bring about a cease-fire.

But what i heard from the president today was what he has been saying going into these talks today.

It is ukraine's central government that needs to do to something.

How much more influence would you say that france's president has versus president obama it comes to president putin and ukraine?

That is a very good question.

I think he has more influence, and one of the reasons for that is because despite the sanctions and despite they white house is pushed to isolate russia, the french have gone ahead with their decision to sell two warships to russia.

There is more of a relationship between the french and the russians are at the french have a bargaining chip, if you will, when they deal with the russian president.

If anybody was able to broker

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