Ukraine: concern and diplomatic maneuvers after a week of fruitless talks

A Ukrainian soldier in a trench, on the front line, facing pro-Russian separatists, January 10, 2022. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP At the end of a week of fruitless discussions between the United States and Russia, the tension is far from having subsided in Ukraine, Friday January 14. The United States has accused Moscow of stationing … Read more

Russia announces end of border maneuvers with Ukraine

Russian soldiers participate in exercises at the Kadamovskiy rifle range in the Rostov region of southern Russia on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. AP Their deployment in eastern and southern Ukraine had fueled fears in Kiev and western capitals that Moscow was preparing an offensive. More than 10,000 Russian troops have returned to their bases after … Read more

Faced with Russian maneuvers, five great powers, including France, determined that the “sovereignty” of Ukraine “be respected”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visits a trench on the front line in the eastern Donetsk region on December 6, 2021. HANDOUT / AFP In view of “Tensions between Russia and Ukraine”, the leaders of Germany, the United States, France, Italy and the United Kingdom have “Expressed their determination that sovereignty” from Ukraine “Be respected”, the … Read more