Ukraine is ready to allow UN peacekeepers to help establish peace on the frontline with the Donbass militia. The negotiations are underway, as the two sides and interested parties haggle over exactly how the blue helmets will conduct their mission.
But how helpful is the measure? What should be expected from peacekeeper forces – and how much is too much to demand from the UN? We ask former head of UN peacekeeping operations, and director of the international crisis group, Jean-Marie Guehenno.