Ukraine's foreign minister, @DmytroKuleba, has told @DermotMurnaghan @SkyNews "there would be a lot of dead Russian soldiers" if President Putin decides to invade his country"
: US is coordinating with allies "to ensure that we're operating from the same sheet of music, that we have a common understanding of Russia's plans, but also to see to it that we have a common understanding of what would need to happen" if Russia invades Ukraine
According to a Russian online database, the four trains currently located at Maslovka have come from the towns of Krasny Bor, Naro-Fominsk and Ilyino, the bases of respectively the 49th Anti-Air Missile Brigade, 4th Guards Tank Division and 288th Artillery Brigade
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More talks between @thejointstaff Chairman & US allies on Russia-Ukraine. Gen Mark Milley spoke also with France's Chief of the Defense Staff Gen Thierry Burkhard
1 month ago
Buk SAM in echelon near Voronezh
A full Russian invasion of Ukraine would be on a scale "not seen in Europe since World War 2", the new head of the armed forces has warned. Admiral Sir Tony Radakin described Ukraine crisis - with a build of tens of thousands of Russian troops - as "deeply worrying"
U.S. President Biden says putting U.S. troops on the ground is not on the table regarding Russia-Ukraine and Washington would not unilaterally use force against Russia for invading Ukraine
Russia will present its proposals to the American side on security issues "as publicly as possible", Putin said.
The Russian Federation is worried about the possibility of Ukraine's admission to NATO, since the weapons of the alliance will appear there, Putin said.
For Russia, it would be a criminal inaction to watch Ukraine's possible accession to NATO, Putin said.
Each country has the right to choose the path to ensure its own security, but not at the expense of the security of others, Putin said.
Putin says the expansion of NATO, including to Ukraine, a very sensitive topic for the Russian Federation, noting that this is a key issue.
Russia will prepare and submit its proposals on security issues to the United States within a few days - a week, Putin said.
Putin met with PM of Greece in Sochi
The official in the Ukrainian presidential office: Russia has mobilized its forces on the country's borders and is ready to use force
The CSTO will strengthen the military infrastructure in Tajikistan, said the chief of the Russian General Staff
EU ambassadors have today decided to green light sanctions against the Wagner group. It will also add 3 people associated with the group on its human rights sanction regiment, 1 person on its Libya listings, 3 on its Ukraine list and 2 people & 3 entities on its Syria list. All from Russia
Kremlin’s aide says that Biden promised Putin to discuss issue of non-enlargement of NATO to the east with allies
1 month ago
White House press security Jen Psaki says U.S. is not at the point of releasing travel advisories, warnings for Americans in Ukraine amid Russian military build-up at border
"Ultimately we will see in the days ahead thru actions, not thru words, what course of action Russia chooses" re Ukraine, per @JakeSullivan46
In the event Russia further invades Ukraine, US will be "looking to respond positively" to requests from Baltic allies, Romania, Poland, for "additional capabilities & potentially additional deployments"
Following Putin call, @POTUS spoke with leaders of France Germany Italy Britain "to consult on the way forward" per @JakeSullivan46, Other key allies, US lawmakers also getting briefed - call with Ukraine's @ZelenskyyUa scheduled for Thursday
Biden made no commitments or concessions to Putin about NATO, Sullivan says
Today @POTUS "looked President Putin in the eye" and told him the things US wasn't prepared to do in 2014 following the Crimea takeover it is "now prepared to do," @JakeSullivan46 tells @WhiteHouse reporters
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"We still do not believe President Putin has made a decision" on a Ukraine invasion, says @JakeSullivan46
"We would provide additional defensive materiel to the Ukrainians above & beyond which are already proving" per @JakeSullivan46 "And we would fortify our @NATO allies on the Eastern flank with additional capabilities"
Potentially additional deployments of US forces to @NATO allies if Russia further invades Ukraine, confirms @JakeSullivan46
US National Security Adviser: Biden was clear with Putin and confirmed Washington's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty
"There's a lot of work to do in the days ahead" and the US "will prepare for all contingencies" to respond to escalation from Russia "should they be required," states @JakeSullivan46
Nuland: US considering military response to Russian invasion of Ukraine: "We are talking about Day 1 measures, Day 5 measures. But it's important for President Putin to understand, that this will be different than it was in 2014 if he goes in
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"The president will be speaking shortly with leaders of both house of Congress" about Russia, says @JakeSullivan46
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In the call, @POTUS told Putin US would respond with "strong economic measures" and provide additional defensive materiel to Kyiv if Russia further invades Ukraine, @JakeSullivan46 tells reporters
Putin urged not to shift responsibility, for the escalation of the situation around Ukraine, on Russia- Kremlin
Putin told Biden that Russia is seriously interested in obtaining firm guarantees on NATO expansion eastward - Kremlin
Putin in talks with Biden stressed NATO is making dangerous attempts to "conquer Ukrainian territory" - Kremlin
Putin and Biden agree to order their representatives to engage in substantive consultations on sensitive issues - Kremlin
Kremlin: Biden outlined to Putin prospect of sanctions that the United States and its allies would be ready to apply in the event of an escalation on the border with Ukraine
Putin proposed Biden to nullify all restrictions on diplomatic missions - Kremlin
Main topic of the call between Putin and Biden was Ukrainian crisis and the lack of progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements - Kremlin
Kremlin: In a call, Putin and Biden expressed the opinion that Russia and the United States would continue the dialogue and necessary contacts
Steregushchiy-class corvette Stoykiy launched anti-ship cruise missile in Baltic Sea as part of an exercise - Russian Baltic Sea Fleet
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held a secure video call with President Putin of Russia today to discuss a range of topics in the U.S.-Russia relationship, including our concerns about Russian military activities on the border with Ukraine, cyber, and regional issues
White House: President Biden's secure video call with President Putin of Russia ended at 12:08 PM. (The White House previously said the call started at 10:07)
Talks between Putin and Biden concluded after 2 hours
Russian media reports that online summit between Putin and Biden just started
"The Biden administration is exploring options for a potential evacuation of US citizens from Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country and create a dire security situation, half a dozen sources tell CNN
Moscow: 2 dead in shooting at office center after conflict about facemask. Suspected shooter detained by police
Kremlin's spokesperson is not expecting any breakthrough from Putin-Biden call
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Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations Ilyushin Il-76TD SUM9625 and Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76MD RA-86906 "flying hospital" heading South from Moscow