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Putin, U.N. Chief to Discuss Ukraine Crisis at China Meeting

President Vladimir Putin and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will discuss the Ukraine crisis and other issues during a meeting on Tuesday in Shanghai, China, Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, Itar-Tass reported.

Ban is visiting China. Putin, who is embroiled in a standoff with the West over the future of Ukraine after annexing the Crimea region, is due to begin a visit to China on Tuesday.

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