Kremlin officials have welcomed the ceasefire reached by Kiev and pro-Russian rebels and urged all sides to observe it closely, Russian news agencies have reported.
The Russian presidential office welcomes the signing of the protocol in Minsk.
Moscow hopes all the provisions of the document and the agreements reached will be thoroughly observed by the parties and that the negotiating process will continue until the crisis in Ukraine is fully resolved.
He said the agreement followed initiatives by Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Angus Raffle, 8, says his surprise meeting with the President at Stonehenge was "awesome". His mother says she "squealed like a teenager".
The language has been ramped up at this Nato summit, yet caution appears the order of the day after the mistakes of recent history.
The US President's motorcade pulled up at the school with his black stretch limousine bearing a Welsh flag for the first time in history.