The Heat: Ukraine Tensions

The Heat

With tensions running high and the U.S. and its allies talking of an imminent war in Europe, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Geneva. But, so far, both sides have accused each other of making threats.

Western nations are alarmed with Russia’s military buildup near the border of Ukraine while Moscow complains about the likely presence of western forces in Ukraine and a possible expansion of NATO.

After Friday’s meeting, both sides agreed on one thing: to have more talks. Chris Jones reports from Geneva.

To discuss:

  • Sergiy Kudelia is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Baylor University.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
  • Vladimir Golstein is Chair of the Department of Slavic Studies at Brown University.
  • Lincoln Mitchell is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

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