US, Russia try to lower temperature in Ukraine crisis
The Morning Standard|January 22, 2022
No ‘breakthroughs’ in high-level talks; Blinken says US and allies remain resolute in rejecting Russia’s most important demands

GENEVA

THE United States and Russia sought to lower the temperature in a heated standoff over Ukraine, even as they reported no breakthroughs in high-level, high-stakes talks on Friday aimed at preventing a feared Russian invasion.

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