This a fast breaking story….
Detail’s are missing …..
Latest from the Biden admin is that Russian troops have been give the orders to get ready to move into the Ukraine….
A day of last-minute diplomacy by French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday appeared to give some new hope for a peaceful resolution over Ukraine as White House officials said President Biden would be willing to consider direct talks with his Russian counterpart as long as Russia does not invade.
White House officials said a possible summit between Mr. Biden and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia would only be held after meetings between the foreign ministers of the two countries, which are tentatively scheduled for later this week.
One senior White House official said there were no plans for either the format or timing of a meeting between the two leaders. Another official called it all completely notional, and said that all evidence suggests Russia still intends to invade Ukraine in the coming days. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.
But the possibility of another diplomatic overture, which came after Mr. Macron spoke by telephone Sunday morning with Mr. Putin and later called Mr. Biden, was an indication that Mr. Biden and America’s European allies had not yet given up on convincing Mr. Putin that the costs of an invasion were too high.
In a statement from the White House, Jen Psaki, the press secretary, said that Mr. Biden had accepted the idea of talks with Mr. Putin “in principle” and said that the United States remains committed to pursuing diplomacy “until the moment an invasion begins.”
“We are also ready to impose swift and severe consequences should Russia instead choose war,” she wrote in the statement. “And currently, Russia appears to be continuing preparations for a full-scale assault on Ukraine very soon.”…