• Moscow and Ukraine are 'halfway there' on the issue of Ukraine's demilitarization
  • Sides are discussing nuances linked to security guarantees for Ukraine if it should choose to refuse to join NATO
  • Ukraine's neutral status and it not joining NATO are the issues where views are most-closely aligned

The last point emphasizes that the issue where they're least aligned is territorial integrity. Of course, that's a tough thing to negotiate in public when Ukraine has soldiers fighting and dying over land they might negotiate away.