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Russia Signals That They Are Ready to Negotiate with Ukraine; Zelensky Says Ukraine Abandoned

Russia Signals That They are Ready to Negotiate with Ukraine; Zelensky Says Ukraine Abandoned
Russian diplomats have signaled that they are ready to negotiate with Ukraine regarding the denazification and neutral status of the Eastern European nation.
Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst, joins us to review the important stories for the week. Russian forces close in on the capital city of Ukraine as the Russian military operation moves into its second day. Also, we discuss the overall security situation in Europe and whether the Ukraine operation starts or averts World War III.
Jack Rasmus, professor in economics and politics at St. Mary's College in California, joins us to discuss the economy. Dr. Jack discusses his latest article in which he carefully outlines the economic consequences of the Ukraine military operation and the subsequent sanctions.
John Burris, civil rights attorney, comes on to discuss a few important legal cases. Former Minnesota police officers who were involved in the death of George Floyd were found guilty of violating Floyd's civil rights. Also, Dante Wright's family reacts to the light sentence given to his killer.
Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst and co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, and Scott Ritter, former UN weapon inspector in Iraq, join us to discuss international politics. President Biden has made no comments on China's support of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. Also, Russia has destroyed most of the Ukrainian military assets and has signaled that they are open for negotiations.
Dan Lazare, investigative journalist and author of "The Velvet Coup: The Constitution, the Supreme Court and the Decline of American Democracy," and Jim Kavanagh, writer at thepolemicist.net and CounterPunch and the author of "The American Farce Unravels: Shreds of January 6th," join us to discuss this week's important stories. Ukrainian President Zelensky is arguing that he has been abandoned by Western powers in a time of need. Also, Russia has signaled that it is ready to start talks with Ukrainian officials to accomplish a neutral status, and China is supporting Russia in a subtle manner.
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