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Diplomacy Watch: Russia could be invited to Ukraine-led peace talks
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Diplomacy Watch: Russia could be invited to Ukraine-led peace talks

After two years of war, Zelensky now appears open to negotiating with Putin, though not on Moscow’s terms

Sorry AP: Mitch McConnell is no Ronald Reagan
Washington Politics

Sorry AP: Mitch McConnell is no Ronald Reagan

The paper deploys the usual neoconservative trope that their foreign policies are the same. They are not.

Ukraine's vaunted 'bread basket' soil is now toxic
Europe

Ukraine's vaunted 'bread basket' soil is now toxic

Two years of war has left roughly one-third of its territory polluted, with dire potential consequences for the world's food supply

Biden officials want Russian frozen assets to fund Ukraine war
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Biden officials want Russian frozen assets to fund Ukraine war

Not only will this prolong the conflict, but rock confidence in the Western-led world economic system

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Europe

Europeans' last ditch clutch at Ukrainian victory

France's Macron raised the idea of Western troops entering the fray, others want to send longer range missiles. It's all folly.

CIA in Ukraine: Why is this not seen as provocation?
Europe

CIA in Ukraine: Why is this not seen as provocation?

An explosive new NYT report shows how Washington needlessly fed into Russia’s worst fears and precipitated the invasion, justified or not