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U.S., Russia to try more diplomacy amid tensions over Ukraine

Top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Friday to keep talking in the standoff over Ukraine, even though their meeting produced no movement in the crisis that has seen Moscow mass tens of thousands of troops at the border and the West ramp up supplies of weapons to Kyiv.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting in Geneva, on Jan. 21, 2022. (Alex Brandon / AP)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)