29 November 2022
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Russia has no confidence that the US and NATO will honor agreements on legally binding security guarantees even if adopted, Ryabkov said
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Ryabkov: 'We know that legally binding guarantees are a complex technical matter that may require ratification and will take time. But that's a secondary matter. We do not even see political will to move on this issue'
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Ryabkov: 'I would like to underscore that the question of non expansion of NATO in legally binding form is top priority for us. We didn't hear anything about our top priority. That's the problem we are facing now'
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Ryabkov on Iranian JCPOA talks. 'The talks are ongoing. We think the chance of getting an agreement are increasing. All parties are demonstrating their willingness to find a solution'
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The Russian Federation will continue the exercises on its territory, no matter how NATO objects, - Ryabkov said
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Sherman on whether Russia's draft proposals were designed to be rejected or a serious opening bid: "The Russians would tell you they were an opening bid for serious negotiation - and we will see if that is indeed the case"
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Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman says that Kazakhstan did not come up in her discussions with the Russian delegation today
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Sherman denies Russian statements that US agreed on rejecting Ukraine's admission to NATO: "We will not agree that any country should have a veto over any other country when it comes to being part of the NATO alliance. NATO has its own processes for that"
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"I don't think we know the answer to that," says @DeputySecState says when asked if there was an indication that Russia is prepared to de-escalate situation with Ukraine
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Sherman says it's not clear if today's talks dissuaded Russia from a potential invasion of Ukraine. "We will see whether in fact Russia understands that the best way to pursue diplomacy" is to de-escalate, she says
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Important for European NATO allies: US @DeputySecState Sherman says there was no discussion of US troop levels/positioning in today's #GenevaTalks
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"One doesn't send 100,000 troops just to exercise," Deputy Sec State Sherman says, all on the border with Ukraine
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[email protected] Sherman says in today's #GenevaTalks, Russia reiterated it does "not intend to invade [Ukraine]; these are just exercises" on the border. She reminded her counterpart such exercises must be (and were not) notified in advance, inviting Moscow to pull troops back
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Rybakov said Russia would decide next steps only after NRC & OSCE meetings, so a walk-out seems unlikely before then. He also said the US side approached Russia's concerns "very seriously"
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Briefing journalists after the session, Sherman underscores that "it is on Russia to de-escalate tensions" and that Moscow must now make decisions on what happens next
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"We've been clear, and we were clear today, that the U.S. would welcome genuine progress through diplomacy," Sherman says. "But if Russia walks away from the diplomatic path, it may well be quite apparent that they were never serious about pursuing diplomacy at all
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"If Russia stays at the table and take concrete steps to de-escalate tensions, we believe we can achieve progress," Wendy Sherman now on Ukraine. Sherman traveling to Brussels tomorrow to meet NATO
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Sherman says talks included discussion of eg missile placement but that many Russian demands are non-negotiable, such as shutting the door to NATO membership for aspiring allies
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"We will not allow anyone to slam closed NATO's open-door policy," Sherman adds, "We will not forego bilateral cooperation with sovereign states that wish to work with the United States
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U.S., per Sherman, also expressed an openness to discussing ways to "set reciprocal limits on the size and scope of military exercises, and to improve transparency about those exercises"
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Ms Sherman: "We will not make decisions about Ukraine without Ukraine" Discussions between US & allies in days ahead
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US @DeputySecState Wendy Sherman says talks with her Russian counterpart today were "frank and constructive", underpinned byagreement that a "nuclear war can never be won and can never be fought
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US- Russia Strategic Dialogue lasted EIGHT hours in Geneva, US Missile Systems in E Europe were discussed: Dep. Sec Wendy Sherman says
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Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman says the bilateral talks were "frank and forthright"and said the US offered to meet again "soon" to discuss missile placement and the future of "certain missile systems" along the lines of the now-defunct INF treaty
Another military echelon filmed in Amursky region
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Russian peacekeepers deployed Orlan-10 drone crews at Almaty airport
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"The U.S.-Russia Strategic Stability Dialogue concluded at 4:32pm local time in Geneva," says @StateDept
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Talks between US and Russian officials in Geneva concluded at 4:32pm local time, according to a State Department spokesperson. They lasted roughly 7.5 hours, not accounting for a break for lunch
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Lavrov and the Chinese Foreign Minister expressed concern about the participation of foreign mercenaries in the destabilization of the situation in Kazakhstan.
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Lavrov discussed the situation in Kazakhstan with the Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China by phone
An autonomous field camp at the YuVO training ground in the Rostov region prepared for the reception of personnel  Location: Kadamovsky Training Ground.  Both 150th MRD personnel, and more important, reservists10 month ago
"An autonomous field camp at the YuVO training ground in the Rostov region prepared for the reception of personnel" Location: Kadamovsky Training Ground. Both 150th MRD personnel, and more important, reservists
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Putin replaced the Russian ambassador to the Central African Republic. Alexander Bikantov was appointed to this position instead of Vladimir Titorenko.
Military echelon filmed yesterday in Amur region
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The US and Russian delegations have taken a break from talks in Geneva for lunch, a State Department spokesperson said. The talks will continue this afternoon
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Stefanishyna says she will share with NATO allies the "ultimate clarity" about the security situation in her country. She says Moscow should not be allowed to set any conditions for talks until "Russian tanks are out" of the border region
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Putin had a phone call with the head of Tajikistan, discussed the Afghan topic, in particular the situation on the Tajik-Afghan border
NATO chief says it's "not realistic" to expect Russia-US/NATO talks this week to resolve Ukraine/Europe security crisis. But @jensstoltenberg hopes there's the will to "engage in a process" to prevent conflict. Aim is to agree on a "way forward. a series of meetings"
Standing alongside Ukraine's Deputy PM Stefanishyna, NATO Sec Gen Stoltenberg says he doesn't expect this week's spate of meetings with Russia to "solve" the problems. He hopes talks will produce a "way forward."
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Kremlin's spokesperson says that there is no plans of Biden-Putin phone call on results of Geneva talks at the moment
NATO chief @jensstoltenberg says he welcomes that Russia has agreed to attend a meeting of NATO-Russia Council on Wednesday, calling it a "positive signal". "We will focus on European security issues," he tells journalists, speaking alongside a top Ukrainian minister
NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg says it's an "important week" in diplomacy as the US, NATO and the OSCE all meet to discuss how to de-escalate tensions with Russia on the Ukrainian border
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Secretary of CSTO: troops in Kazakhstan fully deployed in 4 days with 108 flights of transport aviation
Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-76MD RA-78796 departed  Ivanovo en route to Kazahstan10 month ago
Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-76MD RA-78796 departed Ivanovo en route to Kazahstan
Ryabkov and Sherman at the U.S-Russia security talks in Geneva10 month ago
Ryabkov and Sherman at the U.S-Russia security talks in Geneva
Local sources: After the 8th Brigade of the 5th Corps refused to fight alongside Iranian militias against ISIS, Russia has stopped paying their salaries. The 8th Brigade is made up of former FSA in Busra al-Sham, Daraa, who were the 1st to sign the reconciliation agreements
US reconnaissance missions  over Ukraine and Kaliningrad10 month ago
US reconnaissance missions over Ukraine and Kaliningrad
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Putin on the events in Kazakhstan: we have shown that we will not allow the situation to be destabilized at home, to implement scenarios of color revolutions
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Putin: After the completion of the mission, of course, the entire CSTO contingent will be withdrawn from the country.
Red Wings flight from Moscow skidded off the runway while landing in Belgorod. No casualties.10 month ago
Red Wings flight from Moscow skidded off the runway while landing in Belgorod. No casualties.
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Security talks between Moscow and Washington begin in Geneva
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Russian delegation arrives for talks in Geneva just now
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The United States wants to restore the work of the Russia-NATO Council on conditions unacceptable for Moscow, - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov
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The United States and NATO could face a deterioration of their own security, if they do not show readiness for a dialogue with Russia on guarantees, - said Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov
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Russia has shown flexibility in negotiations for 30 years, it's time to draw the line, now the United States and NATO must do it, - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov
Military echelon filmed in Kranoyarsk region
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The United States is uncomfortable with conducting a dialogue with Moscow, including on security guarantees, since they feel behind themselves the "eyes and ears" of part of the Russophobic-minded NATO partners, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Several hundred people protested in Kyiv today, urging the West to say No to Putin as talks between US, NATO and Russia are to begin this week Participants said Russia aims to plunge the world into a chaos, condemned its aggressive actions in Ukraine, intervention in Kazakhstan10 month ago
Several hundred people protested in Kyiv today, urging the West to "say No to Putin" as talks between US, NATO and Russia are to begin this week Participants said Russia aims to plunge the world into a chaos, condemned its aggressive actions in Ukraine, intervention in Kazakhstan
The US State Department: We welcome any diplomatic progress to resolve the crisis between Russia and Ukraine
During their working dinner tonight, @DeputySecState & Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov discussed the bilateral topics both sides would address during the extraordinary meeting of the Strategic Stability Dialogue tomorrow, per @StateDeptSpox10 month ago
During their working dinner tonight, @DeputySecState & Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov "discussed the bilateral topics both sides would address during the extraordinary meeting of the Strategic Stability Dialogue" tomorrow, per @StateDeptSpox
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US "will discuss certain bilateral issues with Russia at the SSD, but will not discuss European security without our European Allies and partners," says @StateDept readout after today's meeting between @DeputySecState and her Russian counterpart
US official: "I would not at all be surprised if Russian media begins to report, perhaps even while the talks are still underway, that the U.S. has made all manner of concessions to Russia. This is a decapture attempt to create division among allies"
Gerjon: This video by the Russian Ministry of Defence shows Jupiter Jet Antonov An-12 reg. UP-AN205 in Almaty, Kyrgyzstan.  This airline was linked to the LNA airlift in the Second Libyan Civil War. She last flew on 04 Jan 202210 month ago
Gerjon: This video by the Russian Ministry of Defence shows "Jupiter Jet" Antonov An-12 reg. UP-AN205 in Almaty, Kyrgyzstan. This airline was linked to the LNA airlift in the Second Libyan Civil War. She last flew on 04 Jan 2022
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Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov after dinner with Deputy Secretary Sherman: The discussion was "amazing", there is an optimism. Though talks are quite difficult
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FM of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba: Let's call a spade a spade. Putin demands the U.S., NATO & the EU to accept Russia's sphere of influence over sovereign neighboring states. But the Cold War is over, and so are spheres of influence. Putin's demands are illegitimate and harmful to international peace and security
Fire at oil storage in Gudermes, Chechnya. No casualties
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Delegations gathering for a working dinner between Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov. Ryabkov: "there is always a chance to make a deal"
NATO Secretary General: "It is possible to find together a path, a political way forward, and also to address Russia's concerns. But there continues to be a risk of conflict"
Stoltenberg: NATO is prepared for "a new armed conflict in Europe" should negotiations fail "I am aware of Russia's history. For centuries they have experienced conflict with neighbours," he told the Financial Times. "[But] Russia has an alternative: to co-operate, to work with Nato"
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg to @FT: - "NATO has warned Moscow to abandon its belligerent foreign policy and co-operate with the west or face a military alliance steeled for conflict"
Secretary of the State Blinken: I condemn statement by President of Kazakhstan on "kill without warning" and condemn such policy if it is an actual policy
[email protected]: "Former Secretary Panetta said what drives Putin is desire to restore the old Soviet Union, do you agree?"- @SecBlinken: I think that's right, That is one of President Putin's objectives and it is to re-exert sphere of influence"
Blinken: - We've made it clear that we will continue to provide and supply Ukraine with defensive military equipment to be able to defend itself
Blinken: - one country can't dictate to another it foreign policy and choices including with whom it will associate, one country can't exhort a sphere of influence to subjugate its neighbors
Blinken: - Russia has repeatedly committed acts of aggression against neighbors: Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine - Fundamental principal of international security is at the stake: one country can't change the borders of another by force
Secretary Blinken on talks with Russia: 1. Any progress on reciprocal basis 2. Nothing happening without Europe 3. Hard to see making actual progress in atmosphere of escalation with a gun to Ukraine's head
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NATO will no longer be able to "push back" Russia to secondary roles in European and international politics, it is time for the NATO to return to the borders of 1997 - Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Ryabkov
"If we're actually going to make progress, we're going to have to see deescalation, Russia pulling back from the threat that it currently poses to Ukraine," - Blinken
Blinken warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation' ahead of talks start
"If we're actually going to make progress, we're going to have to see deescalation, Russia pulling back from the threat that it currently poses to Ukraine," says Secretary of State Antony Blinken on pivotal US-Russia talks slated in Geneva this week
Blinken: Negotiating the status of US forces in Europe will not be on the table during talks with Russia
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Joly won't rule out sending weapons to Ukraine over Russian military offensive, says Ottawa 'actively' engaged
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Russian Black Sea fleet conducted exercises in occupid Crimea, focus to repel an attack from unmanned aerial vehicles
Among the guests at Republika Srpska day, Russian ambassador is present. There are also ministers from the Government of Serbia, prince Karadordevich
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has already registered 1,600 evacuation requests from Russian citizens in Kazakhstan
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Deputy FM of Russia Ryabkov says if Russian demands will not be addressed the first meeting on security with U.S. will be the last
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Russia said it was "disappointed" by signals from US and NATO a day before the talks in Geneva on Ukraine's crisis, and that the US is insisting on unilateral Russian concessions
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