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High-stakes diplomacy continues as Russia mounts military pressure near Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 21, 2022. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 21, 2022. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

President Biden says he’s “accepted in principle” another meeting with Russian President Putin should Russia not invade Ukraine. It’s the latest turn in an escalating diplomatic stand-off.

NPR White House correspondent Asma Khalid joins us to discuss.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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