As talks with Ukraine resume, offer by Russia to reduce attacks met with skepticism

Two civilians sit next to a stack of sandbags protecting an alleyway in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on Monday.(Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press)

LVIV, Ukraine — 

Russian negotiators Tuesday offered to pull back attacks on the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, in a step toward ending the war between the two nations, but U.S. and Western officials remained skeptical of Moscow’s true intentions.

The offer came as Russian and Ukrainian officials held a new round of talks and Ukrainian forces continued to mount fierce resistance in northern parts of the country against a relentless campaign of Russian shelling and missile attacks that has destroyed residential neighborhoods, hospitals and fuel storage depots.

Publish : 2022-03-30 13:57:00

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