5 December 2022
9 month ago
Fitch on Tuesday downgraded Russia's sovereign rating by six notches further into the junk territory to 'C' from 'B', saying a debt default is imminent
Federal court in New York unsealed a complaint today charging a dual Russian and U.S. citizen Elena Branson with acting and conspiring to act in the United States illegally as an agent of the Russian government, willfully failing to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), as well as conspiring to commit visa fraud and making false statements to the FBI.
Russia's military is moving armored vehicles and equipment to the northeast and southwest of Antonov Airport, less than a hour from downtown Kyiv. Image: @Maxar9 month ago
Russia's military is moving armored vehicles and equipment to the northeast and southwest of Antonov Airport, less than a hour from downtown Kyiv. Image: @Maxar
"It is something we should look at," @UnderSecStateP in answer to question from @senjohnbarasso as to whether Russia should be considered a state sponsor of terrorism
9 month ago
Pepsico inc announces the suspension of the sale of Pepsi-Cola, and global beverage brands in Russia, including 7up and Mirinda- Reuters
9 month ago
The Bank of Russia introduces "temporary measures for operations with cash currency."
9 month ago
Coca-Cola Co said on Tuesday it is suspending its business in Russia, following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine
9 month ago
On arrival in Texas, @POTUS, replying to a journalist's question who asks was going to happen to gas prices, replies: "They're going to go up. Asked what he's going to do about it, he says not much that can be done and it's Russia's fault. (via @awzurcher pool report)
9 month ago
All business activity in Russia - including shipments and cafe operations - to be halted, announces @Starbucks
9 month ago
Amazon has stopped accepting new cloud computing/AWS customers in Russia and Belarus
New satellite imagery from @Planet, taken on March 7, of what is claimed to be a yacht appearing to match the design of the Nord, owned by Russian billionaire Alexei Mordashov, floating in the Seychelles9 month ago
New satellite imagery from @Planet, taken on March 7, of what is claimed to be a yacht appearing to match the design of the Nord, owned by Russian billionaire Alexei Mordashov, floating in the Seychelles
9 month ago
Boris Johnson told this to journalists after hosting V4 Prime Ministers for talks on #UkraineRussiaWar 'Viktor has made it very clear that he represents a common position on sanctions policy, thereby contributing to Putin's downfall.'
9 month ago
Kharkiv Governor: All Russian attempts to storm the city have been repelled
9 month ago
McDonald's says it is temporarily closing 850 restaurants in Russia in response to Ukraine invasion
Ukrainian state arms manufacturer Ukroboronprom said on Tuesday it would pay $1 million to anyone who captured a combat-ready Russian military aircraft - an offer it said was open to Russian pilots wanting to switch sides
U.S. having "iterative discussions" with Ukraine about military capabilities to fend off Russian attacks: senior U.S. defense official
9 month ago
Kyiv has about 10 days to two weeks of supplies yet, as Russia tries to choke off Ukraine Capital, said DIA's Berrier. "With supplies being cut off, it will become somewhat desperate," General Berrier said
Latest @planet imagery shows the flooding of the land north of Kyiv stop the advance of Russian troops last week.  h/t @AnneMPellegrino9 month ago
Latest @planet imagery shows the flooding of the land north of Kyiv stop the advance of Russian troops last week. h/t @AnneMPellegrino
Sr. Defense official says @SecDef Austin has spoken with defense minister from Slovakia, as well as the United Kingdom today, and he's on the phone right now with the Defense Minister of France. Calls focusing on #UkraineRussianWar
The most significant package of sanctions in history is causing damage to the economy of Russia, according to @POTUS who adds: "One ruble is now worth less than one American penny”
"We're banning all imports of Russian gas, oil and energy," announces @POTUS
CIA Director Burns says China's President Xi and Chinese leadership are "unsettled" by blowback from Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Says China did not anticipate Russian difficulties, reputations damages to China and economic consequences of the invasion
Russia's plan in Ukraine called for seizing Kyiv within the 1st 2 days, per @CIA's Burns. “After nearly 2 weeks they still have not been able to fully encircle the city"
9 month ago
Putin spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Bennett, Kremlin says. The call comes after Zelensky spoke to Bennett realier today
Izyum, Kharkiv region. This hospital with modern equipment was saving the lives of Ukrainians, but it was bombed by Russian troops
9 month ago
The United Nations has banned its staff from using the words "war" or "invasion" to refer to the situation in Ukraine, the Irish Times has learned
Big rally today in Hola Prystan', Kherson region against Russian occupation
Shell, one of the biggest companies in the world, says it's withdrawing from Russian oil and gas9 month ago
Shell, one of the biggest companies in the world, says it's withdrawing from Russian oil and gas
Russian troops shelled villages and evacuation bus in Kyiv region. 3 wounded9 month ago
Russian troops shelled villages and evacuation bus in Kyiv region. 3 wounded
Putin says will not send conscripts or reservists to Ukraine9 month ago
It's propaganda
Putin says will not send conscripts or reservists to Ukraine
Explosions in Odesa
"Air space over Ukraine️ remains contested," says @PentagonPresSec,-Russian forces continue to fly their aircraft but do not have control of the skies, he adds
Aid to help Ukraine forces "continues to flow" into Ukraine, says @PentagonPresSec without providing details
4 fixed-wing aircraft (likely Belarussian) and 91  helicopters at Machulishchy Air Base in Belarus, yesterday 06 Mar 2022. The amount of helicopters, including 15x Mi-26, vastly exceed the size of the flag-Belarus Air Force, so they are likely Russian9 month ago
4 fixed-wing aircraft (likely Belarussian) and 91 helicopters at Machulishchy Air Base in Belarus, yesterday 06 Mar 2022. The amount of helicopters, including 15x Mi-26, vastly exceed the size of the flag-Belarus Air Force, so they are likely Russian
9 month ago
Russia could cut gas supplies via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Germany, but it has not made such a decision yet, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday
[email protected] held a secure video call today with President Macron, Chancellor Scholz, and Prime Minister Johnson. The leaders affirmed their determination to continue raising the costs on Russia for its unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine
9 month ago
Mykolaiv Governor: 8 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in a Russian air strike today
The European Commission is drawing up a 4th EU sanctions package on Russia. On the table is various options such as a ban on maritime traffic, more banks under SWIFT (though not Sberbank apparently), coal, oil & more oligarchs to be listed
No indication Russia preparing to move battalion tactical groups from elsewhere to shore up what they've put into Ukraine, per senior US defense official
US assesses Russia, "Mr. Putin has committed nearly 100% of his [pre-staged] combat power to Ukraine, per senior US defense official. Russia's also launched +625 missiles, most are medium & short range surface to air missiles & cruise missiles, per official
A US official: We do not have a ready number of F-16 fighters to be delivered to countries that may supply fighter jets to Ukraine.
Russian fuel convoy ambushed and destroyed by Ukrainian troops near Pryluky east of Kyiv9 month ago
Russian fuel convoy ambushed and destroyed by Ukrainian troops near Pryluky east of Kyiv
9 month ago
Russian Military Police conducted a joint patrol with Turkish forces in the eastern countryside of northern #Syria's #Kobani
British F-35 jets have landed at Ämari Air Base in Estonia Estonia as they prepare to undertake air patrols over Eastern Europe to deter Russia from taking any aggressive actions against NATO members
A large truck has crashed through the gates of the Russian embassy in south Dublin. One man has been arrested
9 month ago
German Chancellor Scholz says EU energy needs can't be secured without Russian imports, no plans to suspend them
Tokmak, Zaporizhia Oblast, protest against Russian occupation9 month ago
Tokmak, Zaporizhia Oblast, protest against Russian occupation
Kremlin readout of PM Modi -Putin discussion today9 month ago
Kremlin readout of PM Modi -Putin discussion today
Russian supply convoy ambushed in Kharkiv region9 month ago
Russian supply convoy ambushed in Kharkiv region
Ukrainian forces claim to have downed a Russian Athlon Avia's A1-SM Furia in Nizhyn area. [Thanks to @AuroraIntel for ID]9 month ago
Ukrainian forces claim to have downed a Russian Athlon Avia's A1-SM Furia in Nizhyn area. [Thanks to @AuroraIntel for ID]
9 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu confirmed on Monday that the Russian and Ukrainian Foreign Ministers will meet in Antalya on Thursday. This will mark the first meeting between the two since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on February 24
Advisor to office of President of Ukraine: Negotiations with the Russian Federation. Third round. Beginning at 16.00 Kyiv time. Delegation unchanged9 month ago
Advisor to office of President of Ukraine: Negotiations with the Russian Federation. Third round. Beginning at 16.00 Kyiv time. Delegation unchanged
9 month ago
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister: We demand Russia to immediately respond to the request for a ceasefire
9 month ago
The government of the Russian Federation approved a list of unfriendly countries: it includes the United States, EU members, Britain, Ukraine, Japan and a number of others.
9 month ago
Iryna Vereshchuk, a Ukrainian deputy prime minister, said Russia's proposal to evacuate Ukrainian citizens to Russian territory was "ridiculous" and "cynical
Anti-russian protest in Kherson
Death toll of Russian attack on Vinnitsa airport with cruise missiles raised to 9 dead, 5 of them - civilians
School 18 destroyed in Russian army shelling on Chernihiv, civil defense units looking for survivors under the rubble
"Putin lies and Ukrainians, our citizens, die." Anton Korynevych is representing Ukraine in the case against Russia at the UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ) asking for orders to Moscow to halt the invasion
Russian army hide military equipment at residential complex in Irpin, near Kiyv 06.03
Beijing willing to 'carry out necessary mediation' on Ukraine crisis: foreign minister
China-Russia friendship still 'rock-solid', says Chinese foreign minister
Destroyed apartment block at Natalia Uzhviy street 82 in Kharkiv
9 month ago
Reuters: South Korea announces it will stop dealing with the Russian Central Bank
9 month ago
The Japanese government is in discussions with the United States and European countries over the possibility of banning imports of Russian oil, Kyodo News reported on Monday
Chinese refiners are paying for Russian crude oil using cash transfers to maintain imports from Russia's Fast East, as banks shy away from financing the oil because of sanctions, sources with knowledge of the matter said
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