On Tuesday, March 29th, 2022, Russian and Ukrainian negotiators continued peace talks in an attempt to halt the ongoing war between the neighboring nations. Moscow has stated that they will reduce (not stop) attacks on northern Ukraine as part of what they consider to be a gesture of goodwill.

A Possible Ease of Hostilities

If true, that would ease hostilities around the capital of Kyiv, and the bombed-out city of Chernihiv as Ukrainian troops maintain strong resistance against the Russian invaders there.

The remains of what used to be a building in Chernihiv, Ukraine
The remains of what used to be a building in Chernihiv, Ukraine. Image credit: The Independent

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Formin had the following to say on the subject:

“The decision has been taken to fundamentally cut back military activity in the direction of Kyiv and Chernihiv.”