After three weeks of fierce fighting, both sides seem to understand that a prolonged conflict is not in the interest of either country. Here’s what a compromise could look like.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says that Ankara has displayed a “clear, balanced and objective” stance since the conflict began.
At a high-level meeting with Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers, Türkiye has also stressed that humanitarian corridors in Ukraine should be kept open without any obstacles.
While the world’s attention is consumed by the Russia-Ukraine war, Türkiye will host a big diplomatic gathering exhibiting the importance of dialogue.
Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov calls on Ukrainians to decide how they want to live, stressing Moscow is ready to compromise to find a solution to issues that led to war in Ukraine.
US says its top diplomat Antony Blinken will meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov as hundreds of shells fly in eastern Ukraine, ratcheting up tensions in the highly combustible corner of Europe.
The two EU and NATO heavyweights are more willing than the US to talk to Vladimir Putin, and persuade the Russian leader to de-escalate tensions with Kiev.
Despite warnings from US, UK and elsewhere that Russian troops could move on Ukraine as soon as Wednesday, carefully choreographed meeting between President Putin and his Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov suggests otherwise.
US President Biden hears from his French counterpart Macron about the latter's meetings with Russia and Ukraine leadership; meanwhile, UK's Liz Truss flies to Moscow, seeking to pressure Russia against "invading" Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has kept a few officials close during his lengthy rule over the country.
Moscow has raised pressure on the West to meet its security demands, amid concerns that it is planning to invade its neighbour Ukraine.
US Secretary of State Blinken and Russian FM Lavrov meet in Geneva in a high-stakes bid to defuse tensions, with the West fearing that Moscow will invade Ukraine despite warnings of severe reprisals.
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