29 January 2022
"Moscow knows very well the universe of what's possible," says Sec Blinken when asked abt the serious consequences for Russia aggression towards Ukraine. Blinken says action would include "high impact economic measures" the US refrained from taking in the past
Lavrov, at a meeting with Blinken, stressed that Russia would take retaliatory measures if Moscow's interests ignored during the deployment of NATO forces, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
10 workers were killed at Al Kharatta oil field in Deir Ezzor desert after entering a minefield by mistake. Minefield had been planted by the Russian forces to protect the field and the area from the attack of ISIS elements. The sources stated that the bus driver entered the field without knowing that Russia had planted mines in the area
In his meeting today in Stockholm, @SecBlinken, according to @StateDept, reiterated to Foreign Minister Lavrov the US call for Russia "to pull back its forces and return to a peacetime posture and to adhere to the Minsk agreements and a ceasefire in the Donbas
Deputy heads of @MSZ_RP and @MFA_Ukraine: we are against Russian interference in Kyiv's policy. "The policy of the spheres of influence and superpowers deciding on the foreign policy of other countries - we hope is already a distant past" - said @marcin_przydacz
1 month ago
Moscow hopes that contact between Putin and Biden will take place in the coming days - Russian Foreign Ministry
Josep Borrell Fontelles: Important meeting Foreign Minister @DmytroKuleba to discuss the worrying security situation at Ukraine's Eastern border. Considering options to show EU's unwavering support to Ukraine sovereignty and territorial integrity in face of rising tensions
1 month ago
USM holding, owned by Alisher Usmanov, sold VK (formerly Mail.ru Group). The holding owned 57.3% of the company's voting shares, which will now belong to Sogaz (its parent company is Gazprom). Now the company owns VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, Mail.ru, Samokat, shares in Delivery Club, Taxi Citymobil and other services
Blinken/Lavrov meeting has concluded after about 30 minutes, officials say
Blinken urges Russia to 'de-escalate' on Ukraine
Meeting of Russian FM and U.S. Secretary of the State has started in Stockholm
Russian FM Lavrov: United States is about to deploy Intermediate-Range missiles in Europe
In the near future, the Russian Federation will make proposals for the development of agreements excluding any NATO advance to the east, said the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister: The West's supply of weapons to Ukraine encourages it to think that its regional problems can be solved by force
Russian FM Lavrov at OSCE meeting in Stockholm: a nightmare scenario of a military confrontation returns to Europe
1 month ago
Kremlin's spokesperson says that statement of President Zelensky to return occupied Crimea back is a direct threat to Russia
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu met with Minister of Internal Affairs of Serbia Alexander Vulin, discussed bilateral military cooperation1 month ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu met with Minister of Internal Affairs of Serbia Alexander Vulin, discussed bilateral military cooperation
FM of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba:Pleased to meet with @JosepBorrellF in Stockholm. We discussed the need to deter Russia and speed up work on specific economic restrictions which will be able to hit the Russian economy should Moscow decide to launch a new stage of aggression against Ukraine
Anthony Blinken is currently meeting with Dmitry Kuleba. Blinken: The United States supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine. Kuleba: Ukraine has no intention of provoking Russia
1 month ago
Russian PJSC United Aircraft Corporation: United Aircraft Corporation, JSC Sukhoi Company and Russian Aircraft Corporation "MiG" are consolidating into one company
1 month ago
Roskomnadzor plans to block six more VPN services in Russia: Betternet, Lantern, X-VPN, Cloudflare WARP, Tachyon VPN, PrivateTunnel.
1 month ago
On situation with Russia - "We'll continue to use the best methods to address whatever the situation is" per @SecDef - "The best case is we won't see an invasion. " he adds
1 month ago
Russia-Ukraine: US sees "substantial amount of [Russian] forces in the border regions. Troubling rhetoric in the information space" per @SecDef. Urges Moscow, Putin to "lower the temperature"
1 month ago
Sec Blinken says that at the "appropriate time" the US will share with Moscow details of what the consequences will be if they move forth to invade Ukraine. He doesn't explicitly say if he'll share details with FM Lavrov when they meet tomorrow or not, when asked by @MarquardtA
1 month ago
US @SecBlinken: the idea that Ukraine represents a threat to Russia, or that @NATO represents a threat to Russia, is profoundly misguided. Blinken says the idea would be a joke if the situation weren't so serious
1 month ago
[email protected] says it is unclear whether Russian President Putin has decided to invade Ukraine, but said that "he's putting in place the capacity to do so on short order, should he so decide”
Sec of State Blinken calls it perplexing… a bad joke that Moscow accuses Kyiv of planning an attack.  The idea that Ukraine presents a threat to Russia or NATO presents a threat to Russia is profoundly wrong, he says1 month ago
Sec of State Blinken calls it "perplexing… a bad joke" that Moscow accuses Kyiv of planning an attack. "The idea that Ukraine presents a threat to Russia or NATO presents a threat to Russia is profoundly wrong," he says
1 month ago
@SecBlinken expressed deep concern "by evidence that Russia has made plans for significant aggressive moves against Ukraine," including "efforts to destabilize Ukraine from within, as well as large scale military operations”
Ukrainian FM Kuleba: Any Russia's demands about NATO membership are illegitimate1 month ago
Ukrainian FM Kuleba: Any Russia's demands about NATO membership are illegitimate
1 month ago
Stoltenberg: "NATO respects the decision of countries - like the Baltic countries, Poland when they decided to join and we also respected the decision of Ukraine that they aspire to NATO membership
1 month ago
@SecBlinken taking questions from reporters on a visit to Latvia-Blinken: the purpose of this is to dissuade Mr. Putin from making a bad decision on Ukraine
1 month ago
Stoltenberg: "Ukraine is an independent sovereign nation with internationally recognised borders, guaranteed by Russia & all the other powers. Those borders. should be respected & that includes of course Crimea as part of Ukraine and Donbass as part of Ukraine
1 month ago
@jensstoltenberg argues Russia's perception that Ukraine seeking to join NATO is a provocation by the alliance is wrong. NATO simply respects the decision of a sovereign Ukraine.
US SecState Blinken says if Russia invades Ukraine.we will be prepared to act with high-level econ sanctions and other measures.  It's important that Russia understands this, he says, adding that the US will make sure Ukraine has the means to defend itself1 month ago
US SecState Blinken says "if Russia invades Ukraine.we will be prepared to act" with high-level econ sanctions and other measures. It's important that Russia understands this, he says, adding that the US will make sure Ukraine has the means to defend itself
1 month ago
US @SecBlinken on relations with Russia: should Russia follow the path of confrontation [on Ukraine], we have made clear we will respond resolutely.we shared our thinking with allies and partners.I found solidarity
1 month ago
The NATO chief says the whole idea of Russia having a sphere of influence "is not acceptable". @jensstoltenberg says: "They try to re-establish some kind of acceptance that Russia has a right to control what neighbours do or not do
1 month ago
A message from NATO Chief @jensstoltenberg to President Putin - you have no right to a "sphere of influence" to control your neighbours
Pounding the podium, NATO chief Stoltenberg demands that Russia must respect Ukraine's sovereign borders.   As for when Kyiv may be invited to join the alliance, he insists, Russia has no veto, Russia has no voice - it's up to Ukraine and 30 NATO allies1 month ago
Pounding the podium, NATO chief Stoltenberg demands that Russia must respect Ukraine's sovereign borders. As for when Kyiv may be invited to join the alliance, he insists, Russia has no veto, Russia has no voice - it's up to Ukraine and 30 NATO allies
NATO says it's working to make Ukraine and Georgia stronger and more resilient while they continue to await membership in the alliance1 month ago
NATO says it's working to make Ukraine and Georgia stronger and "more resilient" while they continue to await membership in the alliance
Service to track railway cars GdeVagon is blocking accounts which used to track military movements(verify videos)1 month ago
Service to track railway cars GdeVagon is blocking accounts which used to track military movements(verify videos)
1 month ago
Putin: Russia proposes to start substantive negotiations to achieve legal guarantees of NATO's non-expansion to the East
1 month ago
The Kremlin's spokesperson says the Kremlin doesn't want even to talk about the hypothetical situation of Belarus stopping gas transit to Europe
1 month ago
Russia imposes a three-year term limit for U.S. diplomats, mirroring the recent move by the United States; those who have been here for a longer time are asked to leave by Jan 31
US and Russian foreign ministers to hold talks on Ukraine: US
1 month ago
Russian FM Lavrov on the possibility of deploying Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus: I would take this as a very serious warning to the West
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine has deployed 125 thousand servicemen in Eastern Ukraine
1 month ago
Dmytro Kuleba:Grateful to @jensstoltenberg for the timely invitation to Riga meeting of @NATO Foreign Ministers. Looking forward to: Updating allies on Russia's build-up and the threat of further aggression against Ukraine, as well as efforts to destabilize Ukraine domestically
FM @RauZbigniew on the situation at the Belarusian border and Russian military build-up of forces around Ukraine: I was impressed yesterday by the unity of all NATO Allies and I hope that today in the session with Georgia & Ukraine we are going to show the same unity, understanding & solidarity1 month ago
FM @RauZbigniew on the situation at the Belarusian border and Russian military build-up of forces around Ukraine: I was impressed yesterday by the unity of all NATO Allies and I hope that today in the session with Georgia & Ukraine we are going to show the same unity, understanding & solidarity
1 month ago
Three planes of the Russian Defense Ministry with humanitarian aid arrived in Kabul. They delivered 36 tons of humanitarian aid
1 month ago
The Russian MoD announced a large exercise in the Southern Military District with more than 10k servicemen from motorized rifle units formed into BTGs. They are using APL-500 mobile field camps at some of the training areas
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