Putin could backs down from war with Ukraine without looking weak

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Valdai Discussion Club’s plenary meeting, on October21, 2021, in Sochi, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images Tensions between Russia and the West remain high after the US refused to cede to President Vladimir Putin’s demands, but analysts say it’s not too late for him … Read more

Russia delivers written response to US over Ukraine-related proposal

Russia has delivered a written response to the US’s proposal for deescalating tensions at the Ukrainian border. “We can confirm we received a written follow-up from Russia,” a State Department spokesperson said in a statement to The Hill on Monday. “It would be unproductive to negotiate in public, so we’ll leave it up to Russia … Read more

Russia-Ukraine talks yield agreement to meet again in two weeks

Representatives from Russia and Ukraine will meet for another round of talks in two weeks after leaders huddled on Wednesday amid increased tensions in the region. Kremlin envoy Dmitry Kozak told reporters in Paris that the two sides will participate in more discussions in two weeks in Berlin, according to Bloomberg. The announcement came after … Read more