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Sunday shows – Peace talks between Russia, Ukraine in focus

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News that Ukrainian and Russian delegations will meet for peace talks dominated Sunday morning, with Moscow’s invasion of its neighbor highlighted on multiple shows.

Sky News, referring to a statement from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s office, said the two delegations will meet “without preconditions” near the Pripyat River on the border between Ukraine and Belarus.

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Peace talks reported between Russia, Ukraine
By IAN SWANSON
 
Multiple media organizations are reporting that Ukraine and Russia will hold peace talks on the border of Ukraine and Belarus. 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed to Sky News that the two sides would hold the talks on the border of Ukraine and Belarus, where some of the Russian troops invading his country had been held.

Zelensky had refused to agree to an earlier request for talks in Belarus, arguing it was not neutral territory. 

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NATO chief calls Putin’s nuclear threats ‘dangerous rhetoric’
By MONIQUE BEALS
 
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats of using nuclear defense systems “dangerous rhetoric.”
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US ambassador not surprised by Putin’s threat of nuclear deterrence
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
“It means that President Putin is continuing to escalate this war in a manner that is totally unacceptable, and we have to continue to condemn his actions in the strongest possible way,” Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., said.
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Thomas-Greenfield vows more sanctions on Russia
By MONIQUE BEALS
 
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Sunday vowed that the Biden administration would impose more sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine and said that U.S. officials had not “taken anything off the table.”
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UN will ‘isolate’ Russia, Thomas-Greenfield says
By MONIQUE BEALS
 
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Sunday said that the United Nations could isolate Russia in an effort to penalize Moscow for their invasion of Ukraine. 
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Portman on Ukraine: ‘I haven’t seen this kind of unity since 9/11’
By MONIQUE BEALS
 
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said on Sunday that the global unity seen in support of Ukraine amid its invasion from Russia is unlike any he had seen since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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Ukrainian ambassador to the US calls on American businesses to cut ties with Russia
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Ukraine Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova on Sunday called on American businesses to cut their ties with Russia as a way of supporting her country as its fends off Russia’s military invasion.
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Romney calls Putin ‘a small, feral-eyed man’
By MONIQUE BEALS
 
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Sunday called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “a small, feral-eyed man” amid the Russian full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. 
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Condoleezza Rice describes Putin as ‘delusional,’ ‘erratic’
By RACHEL SCULLY
 
“He seems erratic,” Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said. “There is an ever-deepening, delusional rendering of history, it was always a kind of victimology of what had happened to them, but now it goes back to blaming Lenin for the foundation of Kyiv in Ukraine. So he’s descending into something that I personally haven’t seen before.”
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Biden will speak on Ukraine, ‘optimism’ in State of the Union
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
President Biden will speak about the Russian invasion of Ukraine during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, but he will also send a message of optimism.
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Psaki says calls to enhance US oil production are a ‘misdiagnosis’
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Sunday said calls for the U.S. to boost its own fossil fuel production in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which has increased oil prices further, were a “misdiagnosis.”
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Cotton avoids condemning Trump for his praise of Putin
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Republican Sen. Tom Cotton (Ark.) on Sunday avoided condemning former President Trump for his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin, even as he directly contradicted Trump’s assessment of the Russian leader.
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Romney on Greene, Gosar: ‘I have morons on my team’
By DOMINICK MASTRANGELO
 
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Sunday slammed a pair of House Republicans after they attended a conference hosted by a prominent white nationalist over the weekend.
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–Updated at 12:51 p.m.

Tags Donald Trump Jen Psaki Joe Biden Linda Thomas-Greenfield Mitt Romney Rob Portman Russia Sunday shows Tom Cotton Ukraine Vladimir Putin Volodymyr Zelensky

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