As expected, there were no major diplomatic breakthroughs in what officials say will be a lengthy process to address US-Russia tensions over Ukraine and other security issues.
Russian officials are now slated to meet with NATO in Brussels. The week will conclude in Vienna with talks between Russia and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
CGTN’s Julia Lyubova gives us the latest.
Joining the discussion:
- Michael O’Hanlon is a Senior Fellow and Director of Research in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution.
- Vladimir Golstein is the Chair of the Slavic Studies Department at Brown University.
- Andrij Dobriansky is the Chair of United Nations Affairs at the Ukrainian World Congress.
- Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
Senior U.S. and Russian officials have formally launched special talks on strategic stability In Geneva as part of a flurry of diplomatic activity in Europe this week aimed at defusing tensions over a Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine. https://t.co/OUXQLHSyFU
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 10, 2022
While US and Russia hold talks, a look at the Russian buildup near Ukraine:
Map: Ella Koeze & Bill Marsh/NYTimes pic.twitter.com/5aMsBRrsLY
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) January 10, 2022
U.S. and Russian officials held over seven hours of talks today, but the two sides did not negotiate or appear any closer to a resolution over heightened fears that Russia will attack its neighbor Ukraine. https://t.co/e89lC6cNqZ
— ABC News (@ABC) January 10, 2022