Service members of the Ukrainian armed forces stand guard at combat positions on the line of separation from Russian-backed rebels outside the settlement of Krymske in the Luhansk region, Ukraine, January 4, 2022. REUTERS/Maksim Levin
Diplomats & experts: negotiate, or expect ‘drastic escalation’ by Russia

The consensus is the US will have to make an effort to meet some of Putin’s demands — either before or after Moscow rolls into Ukraine.

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