Ceasefire Unlikely in Ukraine

Don’t expect a ceasefire in Ukraine,despite the buzznow rippling through European capitals and Washington. The reason is simple: there is no incentive for Russia to stop the war. It is quite true that Vladimir Putin tabled a ceasefire suggestion but a ceasefire would require a political settlement in his view. There is growing recognition in the United States and inEurope, thatUkraine can’t win its warwith Russia. Even pro-Biden administration outlets such as CNBC aretalking about a ceasefire. This creates a dilemma from which there is no quick or easy answer. The dilemmais this: if Ukraine cannot win a war against Russia, what …read more

Source:: SL Guardian English