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A matter of trust: Why a peace deal in Ukraine talks will be hard to get

Having been part of the Soviet Union until 1991, Ukraine's relations with Russia have ebbed and flowed over the years


This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows burning buildings in a residential area in northeast Chernihiv, Ukraine (Photo: AP/PTI)

Ken Rotenberg | The Conversation
Ukrainian peace negotiators planning to met with Russian representatives have been told “not to eat or drink anything”, after the Russian oligarch, Roman Ambramovich, and two Ukrainian peace negotiators were reported to be suffering from what is suspected to be the effects of poisoning.
Details of how the poisoning occurred have not been confirmed – and Abramovich is back in negotiations, but investigative journalism group Bellingcat said the symptoms included “eye and skin inflammation and piercing pain in the eyes,” consistent with chemical poisoning.
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First Published: Mar 30 2022 | 12:51 PM IST

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