Is There a Peace Deal Putin and Zelensky Can Accept?

Shop all books by Pat Buchanan In an interview with Reuters, Dmitry Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman for decades, made a startling offer. Moscow could end the Ukraine war immediately, said Peskov, if four conditions were met. Ukraine should cease all military action, recognize Crimea as part of Russia, accept the independence of the Luhansk and Donetsk separatist enclaves, and enact a constitutional commitment to “neutrality,” which would prevent Ukraine from ever joining NATO. Were this to be done, said Peskov, the war “will stop in a moment.” As this would restore the situation in Ukraine to the “status … Continue reading Is There a Peace Deal Putin and Zelensky Can Accept?