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U.S.-Russia Talks Have Echoes of the Cold War

The Cold War echoes of the negotiations unfolding this week in a series of meetings between Russia and the West are a reminder that there is nothing permanent about Europe’s security arrangements....

Russia edges closer to war as new arms arrive on Ukraine’s border

A recent sighting of Putin’s notorious Buk missiles on their way to the frontline does not bode well for talksA flatbed rail wagon speeding through south-west Russia last week carried an ill omen for negotiations to avert a larger war with Ukraine.On board was a...

Eastern Europe urges Nato unity in Biden talks with Russia

Concern among officials about US reaching ‘accommodation’ with Putin over UkraineJoe Biden’s announcement that a group of Nato countries will hold talks with Moscow has caused concern on the alliance’s eastern flank, where members close to Russia have long insisted...

What sanctions could the US hit Russia with if it invades Ukraine?

Biden enters talks with Putin armed with a wide range of economic measures at his disposal – what are those options?Joe Biden goes into Tuesday’s virtual summit with Vladimir Putin, after days of close consultation with European allies on a joint response to an...

US seeks China and Russia support to salvage Iran nuclear deal

Iran’s natural allies are said to have been surprised by how much it had walked back on its own compromisesThe US is hoping pressure from Russia, China and some Arab Gulf states may yet persuade Iran to moderate its negotiating stance on the steps the Biden...

US and Russia no closer to breakthrough on Ukraine after talks

Discussions in Stockholm are highest-profile negotiations since Putin and Biden met in JuneThe top diplomats of the US and Russia have held talks in Stockholm amid fears that Vladimir Putin is preparing to launch an invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.The US secretary of...

US warns Russia has plans for ‘large scale’ attack on Ukraine

Secretary of state says Nato is ‘prepared to impose severe costs’ on Moscow if invasion attemptedThe US says it has evidence Russia has made plans for a “large scale” attack on Ukraine and that Nato allies are “prepared to impose severe costs” on Moscow if it attempts...
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