16-hour Minsk marathon: Vodka for journos, Merkel’s cell died, Lavrov smokes

Published on Russia Today RT, Feb 13, 2015.

From journalists’ sleepless wanderings in the Minsk palace to “buckets of coffee” served to the leaders, RT has gathered most interesting moments from behind the scenes of the epic all-night Ukraine peace negotiations.

(READ MORE: Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons)

Hide-and-seek in the palace:  

  • Never short of self-pity after waiting 16-hours journalists re-positioned themselves as the true victims of the Ukrainian conflict.
  • Some consoled themselves with the assortment of delicacies and beverages, personally approved by former collective farm director, Aleksandr Lukashenko … // … (PHOTOS, VIDEOS, TEXTS)

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