Ukraine war latest: Moscow accuses West of being responsible for attacks in Russia; two dead in airstrike on major city


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Putin 'feigning interest in peace negotiations', say analysts President Vladimir Putin used his meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to "promote Kremlin narratives feigning interest in peace negotiations", analysts at the Institute for the Study of War say. The pair signed a joint statement yesterday alluding to Russia's support for the China's proposed peace plan and a possible future Chinese-led negotiation to end the war in Ukraine. In the statement, they claim both countries support a "sustainable settlement" for the "Ukraine crisis". The ISW said it has "previously assessed" the Kremlin will "continue to use any calls for peace negotiations...