Ukraine crisis: Biden- Putin agrees to summit
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden agreed to a summit if Moscow does not invade Ukraine.
Kyiv: Tension palpable in Russia- Ukraine border, both countries have blamed each other for a spike in shellings on the front line separating Kyiv's forces from Moscow-backed separatists.
The bombardments have sent Ukrainians fleeing to cellars and other shelters, while some civilians have been evacuated.
Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden agreed to a summit if Moscow does not invade Ukraine.
Both leaders have said agreed in principle to have dialogue, it was proposed by French President Emmanuel Macron. White House has confirmed its willingness for a summit.
The breakthrough come after Washington warned Moscow of an imminent invasion of Ukraine. White House also warned Russia that it will impose swift and severe consequences.
Washington and other Western capitals say that Russia has massed more than 150,000 troops on Ukraine's borders and is ready to launch a full-scale assault.
Moscow denies any intention to invade its neighbour, but has demanded that the NATO alliance permanently rule out Ukraine's bid for membership and called for the withdrawal of Western forces deployed in eastern Europe since the end of the Cold War, NDTV reports