22 June 2024
@StateDept designates North Korea-linked individuals & entities for proliferation of WMD - Russia-based DPRK national O Yong Ho - Russian Roman Anatolyevich Alar - Russia's Parsek LLC
SG @jensstoltenberg joined EU Defence Ministers in Brest tonight – he will brief them on today's meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, in which Allies & Russia agreed on the need to resume dialogue & explore a schedule of future meetings2 year ago
SG @jensstoltenberg joined EU Defence Ministers in Brest tonight – he will brief them on today's meeting of the NATO-Russia Council, in which Allies & Russia agreed on the need to resume dialogue & explore a schedule of future meetings
2 year ago
We will not welcome new minister of information of Kazakhstan Askar Umarov at Baikonur - Chief of Russian Space Agency Roskosmos Rogozin
UK Foreign Secretary after NATO-Russia Council: The quagmire of a long-running conflict would cost lives & damage both sides. Only way forward is for Russia to de-escalate & engage in meaningful discussions2 year ago
UK Foreign Secretary after NATO-Russia Council: "The quagmire of a long-running conflict would cost lives & damage both sides. Only way forward is for Russia to de-escalate & engage in meaningful discussions"
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New Ukraine security alert from US embassy today cites 'Concerning reports of further unusual Russian military activity near Ukraine's borders and in occupied Crimea' & advises 'U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Ukraine due to increased threats from Russia'
Deputy Foreign Ministry Grushko: Russia will take measures to neutralize the threat to its security, by military means, if political means will not work out
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Reports of wiretapping Russian opposition leaders in Belgrade and its delivering to Russia intelligence service
Russian Foreign Ministry: so far we do not see how to overcome problems separating Moscow and NATO
Russian Deputy FM Grushko: Russia will take all measures, including military-technical, to ensure its security
Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Grushko said that Ukraine was discussed with NATO, the Russian Federation has a clear position: if Minsk-2 is implemented, there will be no threats to the territorial integrity of Ukraine
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The Russian envoy in Vienna: I discussed with the American representative the contentious issues in the talks, and the general impression is that the talks are making progress
Russian Foreign Ministry: further NATO expansion carries risks that will outweigh this expansion
If NATO moves to a policy of containment of Russia, Moscow will move to counter-containment - Russian Foreign Ministry
The Russian Foreign Ministry following the talks: Moscow and NATO do not have a common positive agenda at all, not on a single point
Senior admin officials say the US has finalized sanctions options in the event that Russia invades Ukraine. The Biden administration has sanctions targets and implementation measures "ready to go to be issued when those tanks cross the border," one official said
USAF E-8 running a track in the Black Sea, watching Russian activity in Krasnodar and Crimea2 year ago
USAF E-8 running a track in the Black Sea, watching Russian activity in Krasnodar and Crimea
Military echelon between Kazan' and Moscow
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Russian Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation "Rossotrudnichestvo" calls Minister of Information from new Kazakhstan Cabine Askar Umarov "russophobic" and will not work with him
The Baltic States are talking to NATO allies about increasing military deployments on their soil to deter Russia, Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas told Reuters on Wednesday before Russian and NATO officials met to try to diffuse tensions
Loading of military echelon in Ulan-Ude, reportedly moving to Belarus
.@DeputySecState: "I think one of the things that Russia has done, which it probably did not expect, it has brought all of Europe, NATO and non-NATO allies alike, together to share the same set of principles, the same ambition, the same hopes and the same commitment to diplomacy"
Sherman: "We were basically saying to the Russians, some of the things you put on the table are non-starters for us." "We are not going to agree that NATO cannot expand any further. We are not going to agree to go back to 1997"
"Escalation does not create optimal conditions for diplomacy, to say the least," says @DeputySecState Sherman after the NATO-Russia Council. She says Russia has created the crisis of today and it's for Russia to "make a stark choice" to turn toward diplomacy
Stoltenberg: We have "no precondition" for restoring the Russian mission to NATO (which was suspended in October). "We have made clear . today that we will reopen, reestablish both a NATO office in Moscow and also the Russia mission to NATO, because we believe in dialogue"
Military echelon filmed in Jewish Autonomous Region2 year ago
Military echelon filmed in Jewish Autonomous Region
Russia's representatives "made it clear that they needed some time to come back to NATO with an answer" on the prospect of future meetings - Stoltenberg
"The reason why we are where we are" on missile control, Stoltenberg sys, is that the INF treaty collapsed "because of extensive Russian violations, deployments of missiles in violation of the treaty." "We are ready to sit down" for arms control talks
NATO General-Secretary Stoltenberg says after meeting with Russia that it does not have a veto on whether Ukraine can become a member
Russia has military forces in Georgia, in Ukraine and in Moldova, and they are not wanted and uninvited. NATO is engaged in dialogue with Russia, but it will not compromise on sovereignty and territorial integrity of its partners - NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg
"We are ready to sit down" on arms control but Russia made clear today it's not ready to schedule such meetings, @jensstoltenberg tells reporters