My understanding is talks are continuous- though they are not covered that way in the media. Should we assume agreement is closer than not? It’s appears entirely possible
This past Friday, March 11 22, Russian statements were made regarding talks- Indications from Putin: “positive shifts”
“I will inform you about the situation in Ukraine, first of all about how the talks are going on, which are being held now almost on the daily basis. There are some positive shifts there as the negotiators from our side reported to me, I will tell you all this in detail,” Putin said.
Russia and Ukraine have both signaled progress in cease-fire talks despite the ongoing violence.
Oil fell as much as 5.1% on Monday, under pressure from easing concerns about supply shortages, as Ukraine and Russia prepared for more peace talks.
The fourth round of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine began on Monday, and before the talks, officials from both countries hinted at progress after weekend negotiations.
Leonid Slutsky, a member of the State Duma of Russia and a member of the peace talk delegation, echoed Podolyak’s assessment, saying that significant progress has been made and draft agreements could soon be possible, according to reports.
Zelensky has said that his delegation has been speaking to Kremlin negotiators daily via video link,