08 decembrie 2019

After years of war, will Ukraine's Zelenskiy and Russia's Putin give peace a chance?


MOSCOW ⁠— A lot is riding on talks between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, who are set to sit down in Paris on Monday for the first summit between leaders of the two countries since 2016. A breakthrough would lead to an end of the war in eastern Ukraine , which has claimed more than 13,000 lives since it began almost six years ago. The sides are still far ⁠— Ukraine was under Moscow's control when it was part of the Soviet Union, and some [...]