25 July 2021
Russia's decision to block the Kerch Strait does not pose a threat to our military ships, it is more about economics - Commander of the Joint Forces Operation Nayev
NATO: Russia's strengthening of its military presence in Crimea and the Black Sea threatens Ukraine's independence and undermines stability in the region
Pentagon: Last month we announced $125 million in military aid to Ukraine to defend its territorial waters
The Pentagon: Russia's plans to restrict the navigation of foreign warships near Crimea will be another example of undermining security in Ukraine
Russia-Ukraine: "Support will continue to help Ukraine defend itself" per @PentagonPresSec
Russia banned 8 U.S. officials, present and former, from entering country3 month ago
Russia banned 8 U.S. officials, present and former, from entering country
3 month ago
Russia will expel five Polish diplomats in response to Warsaw's actions - Russian Foreign Ministry
3 month ago
Moscow's prosecutor office has requested that Navalny's FBK organization be listed as an extremist organization
@NATO calls Russian plans to restrict access to Black Sea, KerchStrait unjustified.  Part of a broader pattern of destabilizing behavior per @NATOpress We call on Russia to ensure free access to Ukrainia n ports in the SeaofAzov & allow freedom of navigation3 month ago
@NATO calls Russian plans to restrict access to Black Sea, KerchStrait "unjustified". "Part of a broader pattern of destabilizing behavior" per @NATOpress "We call on Russia to ensure free access to Ukrainia n ports in the SeaofAzov & allow freedom of navigation"
3 month ago
Russia today will publish a list of 8 officials of the U.S. administration, who will be included in the sanctions list
3 month ago
Lavrov: Russia will begin the procedure for denouncing the agreement on the travel of diplomats outside their home bases
3 month ago
Lavrov: Russia is ok with US sanctions
3 month ago
Russia will offer 10 U.S. diplomats to leave the country, - Russian MFA Lavrov said
3 month ago
Lavrov: Russia has an option of painful measures against U.S. business, but it won't be invoked at the moment
3 month ago
Putin's aide Ushakov recommended the American ambassador to leave for Washington for consultations, - Russian MFA Lavrov said
3 month ago
Lavrov: Moscow launches a procedure that will end the practice of hiring Russians and third-country nationals to work in American diplomatic missions
"I am blissfully not a spokesperson for the Kremlin," replies @PressSec, explaining she'll let Moscow detail its response to the sanctions which it says it has already communicated to Washington
3 month ago
The Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation announced that it supports the introduction of temporary restrictions on the export of gasoline
Merkel, Macron, Ukraine president call for withdrawal of Russian troops at Ukraine border: statement
3 month ago
Russian Ambassador summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
3 month ago
Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Ushakov outlined to US Ambassador John Sullivan Russia's response to the new US sanctions.
Pavel Zelensky, a cameraman for Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption, has been sentenced to two years in prison for angry tweets about the self-immolation of journalist Irina Slavina that blamed the government for her death3 month ago
Pavel Zelensky, a cameraman for Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption, has been sentenced to two years in prison for angry tweets about the self-immolation of journalist Irina Slavina that blamed the government for her death
3 month ago
The Kremlin: Putin discussed with members of the Russian National Security Council the response to US sanctions
Military echelon filmed today in Rostov-on-Don
3 month ago
Putin has convened Russian Security Council, discussed military construction
3 month ago
The Kremlin confirms that it is preparing a meeting between Putin and Lukashenka on April 22
3 month ago
The Kremlin said that the points of view of Putin and Biden on the de-escalation of relations between the Russian Federation and the United States coincide
3 month ago
Finland says it offers to host a summit between Putin and Biden
3 month ago
Talks between Lukashenka and Russian Prime Minister begin
3 month ago
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived at the Russian Foreign Ministry for talks with Sergei Lavrov. Video: Andrey Berets / TASS
3 month ago
US sanctions against SVR and the Russian Federation are an unfriendly and ill-considered step, said SVR director Naryshkin
3 month ago
British Ambassador arrived at the Russian Foreign Ministry
Russian Mig-31 intercepted U.S. RC-135 over Pacific Ocean near Kamchatka3 month ago
Russian Mig-31 intercepted U.S. RC-135 over Pacific Ocean near Kamchatka
Nordstream2 is "a complicated issue affecting our allies in Europe" and is still an issue that is in play, says @POTUS responding to questions on why no related sanctions about the pipelines project announced
Elections are sacred and sovereign undertaking and we cannot a foreign power to interfere in our electoral process with impunity, says @POTUS
His conversation this week with Russia President Putin was "candid and respectful," says @POTUS
He'll speak about Russia and his call with Putin shortly following this meeting, says @POTUS in response to questions from the press poolers in the Oval Office
3 month ago
The deputy head of the Alliance of Doctors was detained the day before in Petushki near one of the police departments, where he met the detained participants of the gathering at IK-2 in Pokrov
3 month ago
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the completion of the main transformations of the RF Armed Forces. "The armed forces have been brought to a three-service structure, and their staffing has been brought up to the parameters established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation"
Russian MFA informed U.S. Ambassador that Russia will retaliate to the new sanctions and U.S. cannot warn Moscow from further escalation3 month ago
Russian MFA informed U.S. Ambassador that Russia will retaliate to the new sanctions and "U.S. cannot warn Moscow from further escalation"
Map of felt reports received so far following the earthquake M4.8 in Russia-Mongolia Border Region 42 min ago
Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: the ambassador of the Russian Federation was presented with a diplomatic note containing information about the recognition as persona non grata of three employees of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Warsaw
3 month ago
Summit invitation to Russia President Putin from @POTUS remains open, says @PressSec
A stable and predictable relationship with Russia "has to be our objective," says @PressSec. "Obviously this continues to be a difficult relationship"
3 month ago
"Our objective here is not to escalate" but to "impose costs for what we feel are unacceptable actions by the Russian government," says @PressSec of today's announced US sanctions on Russia. "There should be consequences
3 month ago
Several factors contributed to the "low to moderate confidence" in the intelligence assessment that Russia encouraged bounties on US service members in Afghanistan, says @PressSec
Russia supply line activity to forces building up along borders with Ukraine "has plateaued" per @US_EUCOM's Wolters. But he also says, "With the trend that I see right now, the likelihood of an occurrence will start to wane" after a couple of weeks
Likelihood of Russia invasion of Ukraine in next couple of weeks "Low to medium" per @US_EUCOM Commander Gen Tod Wolters
Russia military build-up along Ukraine-"There is a very large ground domain force.There's also a sizable air force & there's a notable maritime force" per @US_EUCOM Commander Gen Tod Wolters tells House Armed Services Comm. "It's of great concern. Our vigilance is high"
3 month ago
The Foreign Office summoned the Russian ambassador this afternoon. It followed the UK joining the US today in calling out Moscow over the SolarWinds hack and other destabilising activities
3 month ago
Navalny's coordinator in Gelendzhik, the town near Putin's palace, Anastasia Panchenko, has been detained after a report that she "shouted anti-political slogans"
3 month ago
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the decision of the Russian Federation to close part of the Black Sea for foreign military and government ships a gross violation of the right to freedom of navigation
3 month ago
US actions cast doubt on the using the dollar and the reliability of payment mechanisms controlled by the West - Russian Foreign Ministry
The French and Ukrainian presidents and the German chancellor will discuss tensions with Russia tomorrow
Reuters quotes a US official: Biden believes that the summit with Putin is crucial to de-escalation
NATO allies back US sanctions for Russia's "sustained pattern of destabilizing behavior" including "violations of Ukraine's and Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity" and "continued violation, non-implementation and circumvention" of int'l obligations
3 month ago
Putin convened State council and has not commented on new U.S. sanctions so far
The US has formally named the Russian foreign intelligence service (SVR) as the culprit of the SolarWinds hack, a decision made with "high confidence" by the intel community
[email protected] sanctions on Russia just released, targeting top Kremlin administration official Alexei Gromov, as well as Prigozhin, Kilimnik, GRU information operations, Pakistani organization, others
3 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry warned of the risks for Russians planning any foreign trips
3 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry threatens: hostile steps by the United States dangerously increase the degree of confrontation
3 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: The new US sanctions are inconsistent with the interests of the two countries
3 month ago
Response to US sanctions is inevitable - Russian Foreign Ministry
3 month ago
Russia will decisively response to the recent US actions - Russian Foreign Ministry
3 month ago
US Ambassador to Russia summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry, it will be tough talk- MFA Spokesperson
Congress informed by @POTUS that he's "declaring a national emergency with respect to the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy" of the United States posed by specified harmful foreign activities of Russia
These actions are intended to hold Russia to account for its reckless actions. We will act firmly in response to Russian actions that cause harm to us or our allies and partners, says statement from @SecBlinken3 month ago
"These actions are intended to hold Russia to account for its reckless actions. We will act firmly in response to Russian actions that cause harm to us or our allies and partners," says statement from @SecBlinken
US imposed sanctions on four websites, accusing them of collaborating with FSB, GRU and SVR - US Treasury
US imposed sanctions on Yevgeny Prigozhin's companies allegedly operating in Africa
These actions include "new prohibitions on certain dealings in Russian sovereign debt, as well as targeted sanctions on technology companies that support the Russian Intelligence Services' efforts to carry out malicious cyber activities" against the US, according to @USTreasury
According to @USTreasury OFAC Director Andrea Gacki: "These designations impose additional costs on Russia for its forceful integration with Crimea and highlight the abuses that have taken place under Russia's attempted annexation
Also, @USTreasury OFAC "has designated five individuals and three entities related to Russia's occupation of the Crimea region of Ukraine and its severe human rights abuses against the local population
"Treasury will target Russian leaders, officials, intelligence services, and their proxies that attempt to interfere in the U.S. electoral process or subvert U.S. democracy," says @SecYellen. "This is the start of a new U.S. campaign against Russian malign behavior
Today, @USTreasury OFAC "took sweeping action against 16 entities and 16 individuals who attempted to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election at the direction of the leadership of the Russian Government
3 month ago
Russia will not be able to arrange a bilateral meeting between Putin and Biden in the next few weeks - Kremlin
3 month ago
Possible new US sanctions will not help meeting between Putin and Biden - Peskov
General Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine: 1. Today, 47 Russia battalion tactical groups are deployed near UA state border/in the occupied Crimea. An increase to 56 is expected by the end of April. 2. By April 20, 110,000 RU personnel will be gathered at our borders3 month ago
General Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine: 1. Today, 47 Russia battalion tactical groups are deployed near UA state border/in the occupied Crimea. An increase to 56 is expected by the end of April. 2. By April 20, 110,000 RU personnel will be gathered at our borders
3 month ago
U.S. Embassy in Kyiv: Attention U.S. Citizens: The Embassy of the United States of America in Ukraine continues to monitor the situation with Russia in occupied Crimea, and along Ukraine's borders, where security conditions may change with little or no notice
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