Russia put regiment at Orenburg on combat alert for deployment to Kazakhstan. Also 11 separate engineering brigade which is deployed in Kamensk-Skhakhtinsk near Ukraine could be moved to Kazakhstan
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid today. The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed a range of regional and global challenges, including the risks of further Russian aggression against Ukraine as well as the challenges posed by Iran
CSTO peacekeeping forces will be able to stay in Kazakhstan until the situation stabilizes - head of the State Duma committee Kalashnikov
Foreign investments and business of foreign companies will be protected in Kazakhstan, - Russian Foreign Ministry says
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Currently, one Il-76 76731 and one An-124 82013 are sent to the Chkalovsky airfield for loading. (IL-76 from Pskov, Ruslan from Sescha)
Russian IT executive Klyushin pleaded not guilty on all counts in Massachusetts federal court today via Zoom. Judge ordered him detained, citing a "substantial" flight risk
Will discussions next week move fast enough to head off a Russian invasion? Sec Blinken basically says the onus is on Russia to deescalate. Says some things that can be done relatively quickly but it's very hard to make progress in any areas with a gun pointed to Ukraine's head
Sec Blinken, speaking next to German Foreign Minister @ABaerbock, says of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline: "If Russia renews its aggression toward Ukraine, it would certainly be difficult to see gas flowing through it in the future"
Blinken, meeting German FM Baerbock, says Russia rhetoric on Ukraine is "a little bit like the fox saying it had no choice but attacking the hen house because the hen presented a threat"
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke today with Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs State Secretary Ángeles Moreno Bau. They discussed the coordination of U.S. and European efforts to deter and impose significant costs on further Russian aggression against Ukraine
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Natural gas pipeline is on fire in Klin near Moscow
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Josep Borrell: Could eyewitness during visit to Stanytsya Luhanska and contact line with Foreign Minister @DmytroKuleba consequences of aggressions against Ukraine. Any further military aggression would have massive consequences; Russia needs to de-escalate and fully implement Minsk agreements
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landed in DC for her first visit to the US as German FM. Will meet @SecBlinken and @SpeakerPelosi - main topics: Russia - Ukraine, Iran
Russian Aeroflot canceled flight to Almaty (after the introduction of the state of emergency, entry into the city is limited)
CSTO sources say to Russian state outlet RIA that Kazakhstan has not requested assistance from CSTO as of now
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Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-214 RSD101 tracking over Kazakhstan
Kremlin's spokesperson says that Kazakhstan authorities have not requested assistance from the Russian Federation
Kremlin's spokesperson on possible assistance to Kazakhstan: "Hope our Kazakh friends will be able to resolve internal issues on their own. Important to avoid foreign interference"
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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba: In helicopter with @JosepBorrellF, taking off to Luhansk region. First ever EU HR/VP visit to Donbas since Russia launched this war
The Russian Foreign Ministry: The military level of NATO participating in the negotiations will be an indication of their seriousness
The Russian Foreign Ministry: We have the military tools to maintain security in the event that the non-NATO expansion negotiations fail
The Russian Foreign Ministry said that they are closely following the development of the situation in Kazakhstan
In the Amur region, an explosion at a gas processing plant. The accident happened at one of the installations. Rescuers are now trying to extinguish the fire. Previously, there were no casualties.
People gathering in Kostroma after two men raped and killed 5y.o. girl earlier today. People demanding from police to protect children
"There's been no request for changes to posture.additional capabilities" from @NATO allies, per @PentagonPresSec "We're just not there yet"
Russia - Ukraine: "We have a very large & robust footprint in Europe as it stands. as well as @NATO countries" per @PentagonPresSec "There are lots of options"
Russian Deputy FM Grushko: NATO with an extraordinary virtual meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers before meeting with Russia increases tensions around Ukraine
Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko said that he would represent the Russian diplomatic service at a meeting of the Russia-NATO Council on January 12 in Brussels.
35y.o. policeman died in hospital after cossack militiaman accidentally hit him with fireworks on NYE night
NATO foreign ministers meet on Friday to discuss Russia's military build-up on Ukraine's border