As the war stretches into its second month, Ukrainian and Russian delegations are in Istanbul this week for another round of in-person talks. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky recently signaled that he is open to a compromise in which Ukraine would remain neutral and not seek NATO membership.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces have retaken the northeastern town of Trostianets, a senior U.S. defense official confirmed, in the latest sign that Ukraine is not only stalling Russian forces but going on the offensive. Since the Russian invasion began last month, some 3.8 million Ukrainians, about half of them children, have left for the European Union, E.U. officials said.
Our reporters in Washington, in countries that neighbor Ukraine and on the ground in the face of the Russian advance have been covering the story since Day One. We have asked some of them to respond to your questions.
The Post’s Isabelle Khurshudyan, Shane Harris and Whitney Leaming are answering your questions now. Isabelle is based in Ukraine, Whitney just returned from a month reporting in the country, and Shane reports on national security from Washington. Here are some of the questions they’ve answered:
Tell us what you want to know. The question box includes an optional space for your name. Your question may be edited for accuracy, length and clarity.
Looking for more? Read some of our recent coverage:
Sign up for Today’s Worldview, a weekday briefing that will bring you analysis on the most important global story of the day, top reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know.
Chat with The Post’s reporters and columnists in Q&As
Ask about dining out: Chat with restaurant critic Tom Sietsema.
Ask a parent: Get parenting advice from Meghan Leahy.
Talk about sports: Send Barry Svrluga your questions on the latest headlines in sports.
Explore all of our Q&As here.