29 November 2022
Kirby emphasizes that the deployment is "not meant to be permanent." "They are moved designed to respond to the current security environment. Moreover, these forces are not going to fight in Ukraine. They're going to ensure the robust defense of our NATO allies
Asked why U.S. has now decided to deploy military forces to Europe amid Russian aggression, Pentagon spokesperson says Russian leader Putin "continues to add forces—combined arms, offensive capabilities even over just the last 24 hours
9 month ago
Russian Ambassador to the United States: Putin will assess the possibility of continuing dialogue with Washington
"No change to their presence or posture" of @NationalGuard in Ukraine where they're continuing to provide trainings, resources and assistance, responds @PentagonPresSec to @CarlaBabbVOA
Asked whether units heading to eastern Europe could conduct an evacuation mission in Ukraine, Kirby says "our troops are multi-mission capable & they will be prepared for a range of contingencies." But State Dept. officials has said the military would not conduct such a mission
Pentagon: "Putin continues to add forces, combined arms, offensive capabilities, even over just the last 24 hours. He continues to add in western Russia & Belarus & the Mediterranean & the North Atlantic. He has shown no signs of being interested or willing to de escalate the tensions"
"It's important that we send a strong signal to Mr. Putin and frankly, to the world that NATO matters to the United States" Kirby says of new deployments
Chairman of the Public Chamber of the Chechen Republic Ismail Denilkhanov demanded that Putin close the media like Novaya Gazeta, Dozhd, and the Committee Against Torture
The Pentagon: We will work through NATO to carry out a non-escalatory defensive deployment of these forces
CNN: "US officials prepare for potential Russian cyberattacks as Ukraine standoff continues"
British Foreign Office Secretary spoke on the phone to @DmytroKuleba on British support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression.  The UK and our allies stand with Ukraine9 month ago
British Foreign Office Secretary spoke on the phone to @DmytroKuleba on British support for Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. The UK and our allies stand with Ukraine
Jens Stoltenberg: Substantive conversation with PM @KirilPetkov about Russia's military build-up in and around Ukraine & implications for European security. Bulgaria is a committed NATO Ally contributing to our collective defence
Biden has formally approved additional US military deployments to eastern Europe, and the Pentagon is expected to announce Wednesday morning that the troops will deploy "in the coming days," US officials tell @NatashaBertrand and @barbarastarrcnn
9 month ago
Putin discussed with Russian Security council protection of personal data
9 month ago
Tagil division of Russian strategic missile troops deployed Yars ICBMs for combat patrols - Russian Ministry of Defense
S-400 missile system Triumph division arrived in Belarus today (02.02) in Kurasoushchyna, Minsk.   Vans 90Yu6, 40V6 universal mobile towers and loader-transport vehicles based on four-axle Urals were also seen. These S-400 are going to Belarus from the Khabarovsk Krai (Russia)9 month ago
S-400 missile system "Triumph" division arrived in Belarus today (02.02) in Kurasoushchyna, Minsk. Vans 90Yu6, 40V6 universal mobile towers and loader-transport vehicles based on four-axle Urals were also seen. These S-400 are going to Belarus from the Khabarovsk Krai (Russia)
9 month ago
The Kremlin: China supports Russia's security demands from the West
9 month ago
Germany's media regulators have banned broadcasting of the German-language TV channel of Russian state broadcaster RT
Sweden contributes 50 million SEK to Partnership Fund for Resilient Ukraine PFRU - a flexible new instrument to support Ukraine's resilience against Russia's aggression, launched today in partnership with UK, Canada and Switzerland
Unauthorized rally in Grozny with calls to bring the Yangulbaevs to justice for provocations
9 month ago
Putin: Our mission is to strengthen the "Russian World". The entire "Russian World", which is multi-confessional, multinational
10 month ago
Currently, the activity of Russian strategic aviation is observed. At least 3 bombers in the air with the support of 3 tankers + A-50 AWACS
10 month ago
Russian Central Military district held air defense drill with S-400 in Siberia
Officials and security forces of Chechnya joined the promise of State Duma deputy Delimkhanov to cut off the heads of the Yangulbaev family
10 month ago
The Kremlin: We have nothing to do with media leaks about Washington and NATO's response to the security guarantees proposals
Paragraph 7.2 in the leaked NATO response to Russia's security demands is interesting. It suggests a possible offer to reverse NATO's decision last year to shrink Russia's mission to NATO - expelling 8 Russian diplomats (intelligence officers)
Increased Russian aerial activity: Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-76MD RA78830 -RosGuardia Ilyushin IL-76MD -Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-214ON RF-64519 (Ex-Open Skies) -Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M RA-85686 -Rosgvardia Ilyushin Il-76b RA-76804 -Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Tupolev Tu-154M RF-8573510 month ago
Increased Russian aerial activity: Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-76MD RA78830 -RosGuardia Ilyushin IL-76MD -Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-214ON RF-64519 (Ex-Open Skies) -Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M RA-85686 -Rosgvardia Ilyushin Il-76b RA-76804 -Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Tupolev Tu-154M RF-85735
Russian Western Military district launched air defense drill in Leningrad region with S-400 missile systems
The Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline, which will run through Mongolia to China, will annually supply about 50 billion cubic meters of gas to China, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said.
10 month ago
The pumping of gas through Yamal-Europe pipeline has stopped. Gazprom has booked capacity today, but not used it
Netherlands PM Mark Rutte is in Kyiv today as a week of high-level visits backing Ukraine against the threat of a renewed Russian invasion continues10 month ago
Netherlands PM Mark Rutte is in Kyiv today as a week of high-level visits backing Ukraine against the threat of a renewed Russian invasion continues
Russian Diplomatic source confirmed to RIA Novosti that NATO response to Russia leaked by El Pais is authentic10 month ago
Russian Diplomatic source confirmed to RIA Novosti that NATO response to Russia leaked by El Pais is authentic
Klimovo, western Russia, near Belarus and Ukraine borders. Military equipment and storage facilities. Jan. 1910 month ago
Klimovo, western Russia, near Belarus and Ukraine borders. Military equipment and storage facilities. Jan. 19
Pogonovo training area, near Voronezh, western Russia. Jan. 26. Battle groups, firing range, towed artillery, live-fire training area10 month ago
Pogonovo training area, near Voronezh, western Russia. Jan. 26. Battle groups, firing range, towed artillery, live-fire training area
Here is @Maxar's comparison of the Novoozernoe site in Crimea. Some equipment is missing, but more importantly, a camp for personnel has been established10 month ago
Here is @Maxar's comparison of the Novoozernoe site in Crimea. Some equipment is missing, but more importantly, a camp for personnel has been established
Yelnya, western Russia. Jan. 19. Battle groups, tanks, artillery, support, troops10 month ago
Yelnya, western Russia. Jan. 19. Battle groups, tanks, artillery, support, troops
Yevpatoria, western Crimea. Feb. 1. Russian troop tents and armored vehicles10 month ago
Yevpatoria, western Crimea. Feb. 1. Russian troop tents and armored vehicles
Novoozernoye, Crimea. More Russian troop tents, various vehicles, tanks, other materiel10 month ago
Novoozernoye, Crimea. More Russian troop tents, various vehicles, tanks, other materiel
10 month ago
Tents/shelters for personnel, @Maxar adds, "suggests the units are now accompanied with troops and have increased their overall readiness level; moreover, local military training activity (including live-fire artillery and maneuver training) has been observed in progress at numerous training areas
10 month ago
"During the past couple of weeks, several new significant military deployments have been observed in Belarus. Also, troop tents/shelters for personnel have been seen at virtually every deployment location in Belarus, Crimea and western Russia," @Maxar says
10 month ago
A sitting State Duma deputy from Chechnya went on Instagram today & threatened (in Chechen) to behead both the relatives of a retired judge & anyone who translates his threat into Russian
Military convoy filmed in Belgorod region near the border of Ukraine10 month ago
Military convoy filmed in Belgorod region near the border of Ukraine
Military convoy geolocated at Slovyansk-na-Kubani, moving towards Crimea
Jens Stoltenberg: Continued coordination with @SecBlinken, @RauZbigniew and @JosepBorrellF on Russia's unjustified military build-up in and around Ukraine and our next steps
US told Kremlin it's willing to discuss giving Russia a way to verify there aren't Tomahawk cruise missiles stationed at NATO bases in Romania and Poland—on condition Russia shares similar info on certain bases in Russia, sources tell @JenniferJJacobs, @AlbertoNardelli and Henry Meyer
Russia adding to combat capabilities but also "sustainment & logistics" to forces surrounding Ukraine, per @PentagonPresSec "That includes field hospitals & doctors & nurses" "[Putin] has enough capability to move now if he wants to.he could move imminently" per Kirby
Military convoy filmed on the highway between Smolensk and Bryansk10 month ago
Military convoy filmed on the highway between Smolensk and Bryansk
10 month ago
Gazprom booked the capacity of the Polish section of the Yamal-Europe pipeline at the end of the gas day on February 1 from 0:00 to 8:00 Moscow time in the amount of 1.6 million cubic meters per hour. Yamal-Europe has not pumped gas in the forward direction (from east to west) since December 21 last year
The US has not shared the intel about the imminent Russian threat with Ukraine, the sources close to the Ukrainian government told. American officials are only citing the intel report but not sharing the document itself with Kyiv, they clarified
10 month ago
Orbán has raised his voice in Moscow against the EU's Russia sanctions policy: "Sanctions policies did not bring the desired effect in the case of Russia at all" - he said as if he had forgotten that he had also approved all of those sanctions in Brussels
10 month ago
The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has confirmed to the BBC that he will visit Moscow next week for talks with Russia Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu
"We are very grateful" per Estonia PM @kajakallas, asked about @POTUS' handling of the Russia-Ukraine standoff "We feel we are also heard in this process"
[email protected] has spoken with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Per @StateDeptSpox, he emphasized US willingness "to continue a substantive exchange with Russia on mutual security concerns," urged "immediate Russian de-escalation
10 month ago
Delayed phone call over Ukraine crisis between UK Prime Minister @BorisJohnson & Russian President Putin has been rescheduled and is now set to happen on Wednesday, the UK PM's spokesman says
10 month ago
With Russiasupplying about a third of European gas, tensions over Ukraine put the EU's EnergySecurity at risk. In a joint statement, @vonderleyen and @POTUS commit to intensifying energy cooperation to avoid shocks in case of an escalation
10 month ago
The troops of the Eastern Military District, as part of the test of the reaction forces of the Union State, were deployed at a distance of up to 10 thousand km, Shoigu said.
10 month ago
Russia is still preparing response on U.S and NATO reply to Russian security guarantees proposals, but Lavrov sent NATO’s MFAs document on understating of indivisibility of security - Russian Foreign Ministry
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