?? President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that Ukraine should accept that it might not join NATO, in a softening of his previous demands to join the alliance.— euronews (@euronews) March 15, 2022
Ukraine's potential NATO membership is one of the key issues that Russia has used to justify its invasion. #UkraineRussia pic.twitter.com/mifbHLqA9W
A question: Why is the U.S. Department of Defense giving daily press briefing on the military situation in Ukraine? The U.S. is not at war with Russia. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry is capable of holding its own press briefings.— Bill Roggio (@billroggio) March 15, 2022
Former Ukraine president Poroshenko is making wilder and wilder claims. Just told Sky News that Putin plans to seize Scotland and Alaska— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) March 15, 2022
Posters demanding No Fly Zone going up around Lower Manhattan. Passed along by a follower pic.twitter.com/DXJObfQi1g— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) March 15, 2022
Zelensky is losing the war.
“Crude oil prices have tumbled to their lowest levels since Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, with the U.S. benchmark WTI well under $100 per barrel again. …
“Expectations of positive developments in the Russia-Ukraine ceasefire talks bolstered hopes to ease tightness in the global crude market,” said Fujitomi Securities analyst Toshitaka Tazawa, via Reuters. …”
Why is progress being made in the peace talks?
It is because Zelensky is being forced by the military situation on the ground to agree to Putin’s demands. The price of oil is dropping because oil traders expect this will be over soon.