The meeting on Ukraine between USA and Russia is part of 'Strategic Security Dialogue' talks launched by Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin during a June summit in the Swiss city.
While Western countries are accusing that Russia is plotting an invasion of Ukraine, Kremlin says that its soldiers are returning to their permanent bases after finishing military drills.
Russia has released a series of security demands to NATO, including a veto on the alliance's expansion. It is calling for an immediate dialogue, but NATO members aren't likely to acquiesce to Moscow's wish list.
Russia has been persistently denying about its troop buildup along the border with Ukraine, raising fears that the former with invade the later, early next year. A Russian court has acknowledged the country's armed forces are present in the eastern part of Ukraine.
Russia has recently moved thousands of its troops to its border with Ukraine, raising apprehensions that the former is going to invade the later early next year.
Ukraine: The Russian military's buildup near the country's border is taking centre stage at the summit of the EU's 27 leaders, with a plea from Ukraine's president to start imposing more sanctions before any possible incursion.
Ukraine: German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock spoke with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, telling him that the 'territorial integrity of Ukraine must not be violated'.
China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday over Ukraine this week. US President Joe Biden has already warned Russia against its attempts to invade Ukraine.
Despite facilitating heavy military build-up near the Ukrainian border, Moscow denies having any plans to attack Ukraine and accuses Kyiv of its own allegedly aggressive designs.
Ukraine: Tens of thousands of Russian soldiers have been deployed along its border. President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden will address the growing tensions — and other issues — in a video call Tuesday.
Russia US intelligence officials have seen an uptick in former's propaganda efforts through the use of proxies and media outlets to denigrate Ukraine and NATO ahead of a potential invasion.
A Biden administration official confirmed that a plan for deploying an estimated 175,000 Russian troops is underway and almost half of them are already placed along various points near Ukraine's border.
The design unveiled on Sunday angered Russian officials by including an outline of Ukraine's land territory with the Crimea region which Russia annexed in 2014.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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