14 Feb 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Warning countries ‘on precipice’ of war, as talks continue

Europe Editor and Presenter

The German Chancellor flew into town today before heading to Moscow tomorrow, bearing money for the Ukrainians and warnings of sanctions for the Russians.

But the world continues to wonder: is Russia engaged in one of the most elaborate military bluffs in history or does it actually plan to invade?

With troops, tanks and warships continuing to amass at Ukraine’s land and sea borders – today in Moscow Russia’s top diplomat set a more appeasing tone.

At a socially distanced to the extreme meeting with President Putin, his foreign minister suggested “continuing and intensifying” diplomatic efforts to which Mr Putin responded simply: “Good.”