27 Jan 2022

Ukraine crisis: Putin to review US response to Russia’s security demands amid fears over invasion

International Editor

You can hear the momentary and cautious sigh of relief from Washington to Moscow via Kiev and Berlin.

An “opening for dialogue” but “not optimistic” – was how Russia met America’s response to their set of security demands today.

A sign they might allow diplomacy to take its course. Russia said President Putin will take his time to review the document before issuing a response.