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Kiev ceasefire

News of a peace deal spread across the world after days of violence in Kiev between government and opposition protestors.

Crowds in Kiev's Independence Square cheering upon hearing word of the agreement.
    After Ukraine's President and opposition leaders sign a new peace deal.

Marking what could be the end of a political crisis and bloody fighting that's killed dozens in Ukraine.

The uproar began in November with protestors pushing for closer relations, not to Russia, but to the European Union.
    Some lawkmakers in Washington, worry about what the unrest might mean.

Vladimir Putin wants the resoration of the Russian Empire, of which the Ukraine is the crown jewel and I'm very worried about what actions after the Olympics that Putin may take in order to ensure that.
    Still the White House welcomes this news.

We welcome the cessation of violence, we welcome the agreements that have been reached and the measures that have been passed through the parliament.

Saying those responsible for the violence must be held accountable.
Still ready to impose additional sanctions.

The President issuing a warning just days ago, before the deal was signed.

And I want to be very clear as we work through these next several days in Ukraine that we're going to be watching closely and we expect the Ukrainian government to show restraint, to not resort to violence in dealing with peaceful protestors

Some call the agreement a good compromise.

Others cautiously optimistic about a country long divided.