To the "compromise" proponents:— Janis Kluge (@jakluge) May 12, 2022
Russia "does not see diplomatic solutions for situation in Ukraine".
"There will be no peace without demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine".
Moscow has "changed its mind" on Ukraine's EU membership, now sees it like NATO membership.
⚡️ Zelensky: Macron offered concessions on Ukraine's sovereignty to help Putin save face.— The Kyiv Independent (@KyivIndependent) May 13, 2022
President Volodymyr Zelensky said that French President Emmanuel Macron’s negotiations were “in vain,” adding that “we don’t want to save something for someone and lose territory for it.”
Zelensky: “As president, I’m ready to talk with Putin. But only with him. Without any of his intermediaries. And on the terms of dialogue, not on the terms of ultimatums.”— Bianna Golodryga (@biannagolodryga) May 13, 2022
He says the starting point for discussions should be complete withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. https://t.co/PyNO9fkx5i
“The Ukrainian counteroffensive near Kharkiv is starting to look very similar to the counteroffensive that ultimately drove Russian troops away from Kyiv and out of western Ukraine entirely,” says ISW.— ISW (@TheStudyofWar) May 13, 2022