26 September 2022
Bomb threats at schools in Magadan and Sakhalin. Magadan schools ordered to switch to remote education
This is the Pogonovo training ground, which was already closely monitored by analysts during Russia's military build-up back in April 2021:  These new @Maxar satellite images show battle group deployments including tanks and artillery8 month ago
This is the Pogonovo training ground, which was already closely monitored by analysts during Russia's military build-up back in April 2021: These new @Maxar satellite images show battle group deployments including tanks and artillery
This is Yelnya, which is about 250 kilometers north of the Russia/Ukraine border but has been included before in a U.S. intelligence document mentioning Russia's extensive movement of military equipment such as tanks and artillery8 month ago
This is Yelnya, which is about 250 kilometers north of the Russia/Ukraine border but has been included before in a U.S. intelligence document mentioning Russia's extensive movement of military equipment such as tanks and artillery
8 month ago
From @PressSec: @POTUS "has been clear with the Russian President: If any Russian military forces move across the Ukrainian border, that's a renewed invasion, and it will be met with a swift, severe, and united response from the United States and our Allies
This is Klintsy, where the Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian borders meet. A significant location, officials and military analysts told @nytimes earlier, as it's within easy striking distance of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv8 month ago
This is Klintsy, where the Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian borders meet. A significant location, officials and military analysts told @nytimes earlier, as it's "within easy striking distance of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv
As tension grows between Russia and Ukraine, @Maxar has collected new satellite imagery of several key locations in western Russia where additional troops and equipment have been deployed. This is Klimovo (Климово), about 13 kilometers from the border with Ukraine8 month ago
As tension grows between Russia and Ukraine, @Maxar has collected new satellite imagery of several key locations in western Russia where additional troops and equipment have been deployed. This is Klimovo (Климово), about 13 kilometers from the border with Ukraine
Responding to Biden remarks on "minor incursion," a senior admin official says that if Russian military forces tried to take ANY Ukrainian territory by force and violated Ukrainian sovereignty that would constitute an "invasion" and warrant severe response
Russia: The container ship Rise Shine rots off Nakhodka with petroleum products on board. According to experts, the ship from China still has about 130 T of fuel oil
If Putin invades Ukraine it is the "most consequential thing that has happened in the world, in terms of war and peace, since WW2," Biden says. He hopes Putin realizes that he is not in a very good position to dominate the war
"That decision is totally, solely, completely Putin's decision," says Biden. "I suspect it matters which side of he bed he gets up on as to exactly what he's gonna do." Adds that he's being told by top diplomats that there's a Question as to whether their Russian counterparts even know
"Big nations cannot bluff": @potus is pressed to explain his example of a "minor incursion" versus an invasion of Ukraine; he also acknowledges US could deal with cyber attacks by using cyber; but also acknowledges divisions within @NATO on how to punish Russia
Biden says his Secretary of State and national security adviser have given him the impression that not even Putin's advisers know what he will do re: Ukraine. "There's a question of whether [Putin's] people know what he is going to do," Biden says
Biden talking weather factor now. He says if Putin wants to invade from the north, from Belarus, "he'll have to wait until the ground is frozen"
The U.S. could respond to Russian cyberattacks in Ukraine with a cyber response, Biden warns during White House press conference
Biden says of Russia: "They have FSB people in Ukraine now to try to undermind solidarity in Ukraine"
Biden says "It's one thing if it's a minor incursion. Bt if they actually do what they're capable of doing. It is going to be a disaster for Russia, if they invade Ukraine." Promises "heavy" and "real" penalties.
President Biden says he doesn't think Putin wants a "full-blown war," but that he thinks Putin will attempt to "test the West," the US and NATO, as significantly as he can. "I think he'll pay a serious and dear price.and I think he'll regret having done it"
@POTUS on whether Russian President Putin will order Russia troops into Ukraine: " My guess is he will move in," he says." He has to do something"
Biden says Putin wants to guarantees. 1st, that Ukraine never be part of NATO. 2nd, that NATO won't station strategic weapons in Ukraine. Biden says they can work out something on the 2nd & the "likelihood that Ukraine is going to join NATO in the near term is not very likely"
"My guess is he will move in, he has to do something," President Biden says on Putin & a possible invasion into Ukraine. Biden also says he is not sure Putin is certain what he is going to do
US will increase troop presence in Poland and Romania if Russia moves into Ukraine, says @POTUS
"Military they have overwhelming superiority as it relates to Ukraine," says @POTUS of Russia
Biden: The cost of Russia entering Ukraine will be very high, and we will make Moscow pay a heavy price for that
"Their banks will not be able to deal in dollars," says @POTUS of Russia if there's a re-invasion of Ukraine
The White House told the U.S. chip industry to be prepared for new restrictions on exports to Russia if Moscow attacks Ukraine, sources said, including potentially blocking the country's access to global electronic supplies
Cost of physical loss of life for Russia if it further invades Ukraine "will be heavy," predicts @POTUS
"We're going to fortify our NATO allies," adds @POTUS
"He's never seen sanctions like the ones I've promised" if Russia further advances into Ukraine, says @POTUS of Putin. "Russia will be held accountable if it invades"
Potential position of Russian landing craft in the English channel based on French military vessel's track8 month ago
Potential position of Russian landing craft in the English channel based on French military vessel's track
8 month ago
Finland does not plan to join NATO in the near future but is ready to stand with its European allies and United States by imposing tough sanctions on Russia if it attacks Ukraine, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Wednesday
Military echelon filmed in Klintsy8 month ago
Military echelon filmed in Klintsy
Military echelon filmed in Tula
A group of military equipment, both Belarusian and Russian, was spotted in Mozyr and the surrounding area. It's reported that today a convoy of Russian equipment was moving along the R31 highway from Mozyr towards the village Penki (about 40 km from the border with Ukraine)8 month ago
A group of military equipment, both Belarusian and Russian, was spotted in Mozyr and the surrounding area. It's reported that today a convoy of Russian equipment was moving along the R31 highway from Mozyr towards the village Penki (about 40 km from the border with Ukraine)
Secretary Antony Blinken:Good to meet with @DmytroKuleba while in Kyiv to stress unwavering U.S. support for Ukraine. We remain committed to diplomacy, but are ready, in coordination with Allies and partners, to impose severe costs for further Russian aggression against Ukraine8 month ago
Secretary Antony Blinken:Good to meet with @DmytroKuleba while in Kyiv to stress unwavering U.S. support for Ukraine. We remain committed to diplomacy, but are ready, in coordination with Allies and partners, to impose severe costs for further Russian aggression against Ukraine
Russia's "plan is very specific and very aggressive in its timetable,"@RepMcCaul tells @jimsciutto, citing classified information
8 month ago
Blinken said he would not provide Lavrov in Geneva with written responses to Russian security proposals
8 month ago
[email protected] at presser says Russia has not made one central demand but we'll have a better idea after Friday's meeting with Russia's Lavrov in Geneva. "We haven't made any proposals to Russia in the context of these conversations"
8 month ago
Ukrainian FM Kuleba in joint press conference with Blinken : "The biggest achievement today for Russia would be to sow panic and distrust in Ukraine from the inside”
8 month ago
Putin during his meeting with the Iranian President: Our intervention in Syria helped contain the "terrorist organizations"
8 month ago
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Putin: we could create synergy against West, U.S., we are resisting Americans for 40 years. We would not stop our developments because of the sanctions or threats
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett proposed a Russia-Ukraine de-escalation summit in Jerusalem to Russian President Putin in their meeting last October, Ukrainian and Israeli officials tell @axios
8 month ago
The Armenian Foreign Minister said that Yerevan, through the mediation of Moscow, submitted proposals to Baku on the de-escalation of the border situation.
Moscow Exchange is already recovering by 5%8 month ago
Moscow Exchange is already recovering by 5%
8 month ago
German chancellor Scholz says borders must not be moved by force; this is a key principle of our European peace order
8 month ago
Moscow does not need a moratorium on NATO expansion, but clear guarantees that Georgia and Ukraine will not join the alliance - Ryabkov
8 month ago
In Russia, a Moscow court fined @Twitter for $132,000 for not complyig with removal requests mentioning imprisoned opposition politician @Navalny and his FBK foundation. Total fines levied against Twitter, @Facebook and @Google have now reached $1.85mn
8 month ago
British Armed Forces Minister: We warn of a war in which thousands will die if Russia invades Ukraine
8 month ago
Russia will do everything possible to prevent Ukraine from joining NATO - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov
8 month ago
Ryabkov: there are no risks of a full-scale war in Europe. Russia is not going to attack Ukraine
8 month ago
All units of the Russian CSTO troops returned from Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation, - the Russian Defense Ministry reported
8 month ago
Russia says it calls on the west to stop supplying weapons to Ukraine, it threatens Russia's security
8 month ago
Russia will not make any changes to the deployment of military forces on its territory under pressure from outside, - Ryabkov said
8 month ago
The Russian Federation has not yet received written response from the United States and NATO on security proposals, Moscow is not ready to wait for them indefinitely, - Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Ryabkov
8 month ago
During the talks with the Russian Federation, Washington declared the inadmissibility of the demand for non-expansion of NATO, - Ryabkov said
8 month ago
The Russian Federation would prefer to reach an agreement on security guarantees primarily with the United States, the involvement of other countries is counterproductive, - Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov said
8 month ago
The situation in the field of European security due to the fault of the United States and NATO has become critical - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov
8 month ago
President Erdoğan is expected to visit Ukraine in a couple of weeks and hold talks with Ukrainian counterpart Zelenskyy to contribute to de-escalation of tensions with Russia
In StPetersburg, Russia, several hundred workers of Baltiysky Zavod wharf held a protest against mandatory vaccination QR-codes; some 1,000 workers currently have no QR-codes and thus are effectively prevented from entering the premises
8 month ago
Blinken, meeting Zelensky, urges Ukraine to "stick together" in the face of Russia as controversial ex-president Poroshenko abruptly returns. "One of Moscow's longstanding goals has been to try to sow divisions between and within our countries
8 month ago
The Kremlin: We hope to receive a written response from Washington and NATO on the proposed security guarantees in the coming days
8 month ago
PM Rutte just now in Parliament: "Essential that sanctions be adopted not only when Russia undertakes a heavy action against Ukraine but also in case of a less far-going military operation. In that case Russia will also pay a very high price"
8 month ago
Blinken says Russia challenging international system by seeking to dictate to Ukraine by force. "If we allow those principles to be violated with impunity, then we will open a very large Pandora's box. The entire world is watching what is happening here"
8 month ago
Blinken, in Ukraine, calls on Putin to choose 'peaceful path'
Iran president Raisi has arrived in Moscow for a two-day visit. He will meet Russia president Putin today on Wednesday8 month ago
Iran president Raisi has arrived in Moscow for a two-day visit. He will meet Russia president Putin today on Wednesday
8 month ago
Blinken, in Kyiv, says Russia amassed more troops at Ukraine borders. He adds that Putin seeks the ability to strike Ukraine
About 500 educational facilities received bomb threats across Central Russia
8 month ago
Head of the CSTO: operation on the territory of Kazakhstan is completed
.@SecBlinken has arrived in Kyiv8 month ago
[email protected] has arrived in Kyiv
Military echelon filmed in Tatarstan8 month ago
Military echelon filmed in Tatarstan
In a phone call @POTUS and @niinisto "discussed their shared concern over Russia's unprovoked military build-up on Ukraine's borders," according to the @WhiteHouse
"1 of the things that we were willing to talk to the Russian s abt was changing the scale & scope of our exercises if & only if there was going to be reciprocity on the Russian side" per @PentagonPresSec "We see no signs of de-escalation" re Ukraine
.⁦@SecBlinken⁩ heading to Kyiv for talks on Ukraine crisis, followed by meeting with Lavrov in Geneva
8 month ago
FM of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba: Years of Russian aggression have taught us one thing: escalations are always accompanied by heating up the information space. The aim is to weaken us from within. Don't buy scaremongering. Army & diplomacy are protecting Ukraine. Ukrainians win with a warm heart and a cool head
Russia-Ukraine "We're going to continue to look for ways to help Ukraine defend itself" but no new announcements on assistance, per @PentagonPresSec "We're going to continue to watch the situation on the ground" he says, adding no changes to Florida Nat'l Guard presence
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