There is interest in broadening arms control over intermediate-range weapons, says @jensstoltenberg, but that doesn't change fact that "it's not okay to violate" the INF

Map. History of Russia conflict

19 February 2019
In the village of Khadjalmakhi, Levashi District, a policeman opened fire on a car driven by a 17-year-old schoolboy and wounded the teenager. Dagestan
NATO SG @jensstoltenberg today called GPS jamming "dangerous and irresponsible", as it can affect civil aviation, emergency services, search and rescue. He made clear that NATO will continue to raise air safety issues with Russia.
Lavrov reports about Pompeo's readiness to hold consultations on Venezuela
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov says Moscow has made some proposals "to Venezuela" on settling the crisis in the country
Russian Ruble plunged on reports of new sanctions against Russia
Russian army reported that motorized rifle elements of the 58th army are moving to Rostov region from Chechnya. 50+ vehicles on road and undisclosed numbers on rail. Osint sources tell that at least a battery 2S1 SPGs and BM-21 MRLS each are moving west of Rostov-on-Don
Senate Intel Cmte. is approaching the end of its investigation into 2016 election having uncovered no direct evidence of a conspiracy between Trump campaign and Russia, according to Democrats and Republicans on the cmte
Owner of catering company "Concord" Evgeniy Prigozhin met with parents who have questions to quality of food that "Concord" supplies to schools and children gardens in Moscow
Multiple storey apartment block is on fire in Nizhnevartovsk
Russia says U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan won't create a power vacuum and the Taliban can be a potential ally in the fight against Islamic State there.
Venezuela hopes to create a trade bloc consisting of China, India and Russia to help it settle oil payments in currencies other than the US dollar – oil minister
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg: "Russia has a last opportunity to take the responsible path. To return to compliance and save the INF Treaty. We urge Russia to take this opportunity at the same time, we are planning for a world without the INF Treaty."
Rocket bombardment from the Russian camp in Abu Dali is renewed targeting the town of Kafr Nabeel in the southern countryside of Idlib.
6 day ago
Kremlin founded Belarus branch of Russian para-military organization "Yunarmiya" and named it after Russian fighter jet pilot killed in Syria.
Russia calls US-Ukrainian plans to conduct exercises in the Black Sea 'a dangerous idea'
Russian lawmakers just passed legislation designed to kick soldiers off social media
There is interest in broadening arms control over intermediate-range weapons, says @jensstoltenberg, but that doesn't change fact that "it's not okay to violate" the INF
Russian Minister of Defense Shoigu opened "operative-mobilization" meeting of army commanders
6 day ago
SecGen: Moscow continues to develop and deploy several battalions of the INFTreaty violating missile system. A treaty only respected by 1 side cannot keep us safe. @NATO supports
5 people were injured - 3 of them seriously - when the airstairs platform suddenly gave way as passengers were about to disembark an Ural Airlines flight at Barnaul Airport (BAX, UNBB) Siberia, Russia.
Russian Foreign Ministry: the Russian Federation is considering Iranian missiles as a means of the regional deterrent
Air Force Deputy Chief Air Marshal VS Chaudhari: No sovereign guarantees given by the Russians in the S-400 air missile system deal.
Estonia: another 2 men, Deniss Metsavas and Pjotr Volin, convicted for treason today. 6 traitors sentenced since 2008, 11 more jailed for crimes involving cooperation with Russian intelligence services against Estonia.
Russia China "space surveillance networks are capable of searching, tracking, and characterizing satellites in all earth orbits" per @DefenseIntel report
1 week ago
Russia and China do not share the endeavours of free countries, says Pompeo in Budapest
Russia calls for UNSC meeting to discus "4th anniversary of Minsk agreements". Ukraine says that Russia doing so to divert attention from UNSC meeting of "5th anniversary of Russian aggression against Ukraine"
Russian Su-34 bombers held drill in Voronezh region
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 32km ENE of Ozernovskiy, Russia
Department of State:.@SecPompeo arrives in Budapest to meet with Hungary's Prime Minister Orban, Foreign Minister Szijjarto, and Defense Minister Benko to discuss defense cooperation, security, support for Ukraine, and ways to counter Russian and Chinese influence and strengthen the Western alliance.1 week ago
Department of State:[email protected] arrives in Budapest to meet with Hungary's Prime Minister Orban, Foreign Minister Szijjarto, and Defense Minister Benko to discuss defense cooperation, security, support for Ukraine, and ways to counter Russian and Chinese influence and strengthen the Western alliance.
Russia's state TV proudly quotes senior Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov, who writes that Putin's big political machine is only gaining momentum and essentially admits that Russia interferes not only in elections and referendums across the globe, but alters Western consciousness.1 week ago
Russia's state TV proudly quotes senior Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov, who writes that "Putin's big political machine is only gaining momentum" and essentially admits that Russia interferes not only in elections and referendums across the globe, but alters Western consciousness.
Russian Air Force  Il-62M RA-86496 weird route currently heading towards Mauritania1 week ago
Russian Air Force Il-62M RA-86496 weird route currently heading towards Mauritania
Russian military police accompany UN Red Crescent convoy as more than 160 vehicles return from Rukban refugee camp after bringing in food and medicine.1 week ago
Russian military police accompany UN Red Crescent convoy as more than 160 vehicles return from Rukban refugee camp after bringing in food and medicine.
1 week ago
Small amounts of radioactive iodine were measured at the air-filtering station in Skibotn, the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority DSA reports. Source unknown, however with a half-life of only seven days, iodine-131 means the release has happened recently
1 week ago
Two suspected ISIS members got 15 years jail terms for preparation of terror attacks in Moscow
1 week ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said: I am hoping that we will agree on the main issues in Syria
1 week ago
Russian diplomat says "big difference" between Venezuela and Syria, where Moscow backs Assad government militarily
1 week ago
The authorities are planning to cut the Russian Internet cut off from the rest of the world, with all traffic filtered by Roskomnadzor for "prohibited content," by April 1. This'll just be a temporary test but the end goal is to make it permanent
.@Ofcom just found Russian-language NTV Mir Baltic guilty of violating standards of due impartiality, this time on the Skripal case.   Sixth breach since 2014 for NTV Mir Baltic and NTV Mir Lithuania. Sanctions being considered.1 week ago
[email protected] just found Russian-language NTV Mir Baltic guilty of violating standards of due impartiality, this time on the Skripal case. Sixth breach since 2014 for NTV Mir Baltic and NTV Mir Lithuania. Sanctions being considered.
1 week ago
Russia says Venezuela has not requested military aid
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