/ 12 January 2022

Putin under pressure

Image source: Getty
Image source: Getty

After intense, 7-hour talks in Geneva yesterday, US and Russian officials are far from reaching an agreement on Ukraine. Following the meeting – which US analysts say aimed to test Russian President Vladimir Putin’s commitment to ending the crisis – his Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Russia has no intention of invading Ukraine. But with more than 100,000 Russian troops massed on the border, there are more than a few sceptics among US and European officials… Next up: a NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels today.

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