Ukrainian FM Kuleba tells @kylieatwood the US & Ukraine shared info with one another today re Russian troops in the west. Kuleba said what the US shared included "new elements" that provide a more comprehensive picture
"What we see is that Russia is already using gas as a weapon," said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba @DmytroKuleba, adding Ukraine is looking forward to seeing actions taking by Germany "because Germany has leverage on Russia"
Sec Blinken says the US concern is that Russia may "make the serious mistake of attempting to rehash what it undertook back in 2014, when it amassed forces along the border, crossed into sovereign Ukrainian territory, and did so claiming falsely that it was provoked"
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On energy security, @SecBlinken said the U.S. has in the past "seen Russia use energy as a weapon, as a political tool" and "we're watching very carefully for any signs of a repeat of those kinds of efforts" that's made in the past on NordStream2
US @SecBlinken warns Russia not to "make a serious mistake" and invade Ukaine, using some pretext
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President of Ukraine Zelensky in video address says that Ukraine got intelligence from partners on alarming movement of Russian military near borders. Compared Russian aggression to COVID. Warns not to spread panic helping Russian in informational war
The Ministry of Energy of Russia and the United States discussed the stabilization of the world oil market, the Russian ministry said.
The United States' commitment to Ukraine's independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity is ironclad, added Blinken
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We're concerned by reports of unusual Russian mil activity near Ukraine, said @SecBlinken during a presser with Ukrainian FM Dmytro Kuleba. "We're monitoring the region very closely, as we always do, we'll continue to consult closely as well with allies & partners on this issue"
As Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepared to meet his Ukrainian counterpart in Washington on Wednesday, the top U.S. diplomat for Europe said the administration is watching the border situation closely and would regard any escalation with deep concern
An emergency meeting of the Security Council to discuss the migrant crisis at the borders of Poland and Belarus
"It's got out attention - no question about it" per @PentagonPresSec, saying the "people in Moscow should be transparent with the international community" on what they're doing re Ukraine
"What we continue to see is unusual military activity inside Russia but near Ukraine's borders" per @PentagonPresSec - ".Unusual in its size & scope" he says "We don't want to see any action further destabilize what is already a very tense part of the world"
The National Security and Defense Council is ready to respond to Russia's energy terrorism - Danilov
High Level Delegation of the Afghan Taliban Government led by Taliban FM Amir Khan Muttaqi arrives in Islamabad for holding bilteral talks and taking part in the Troika+ talks with US, China, Russia and Pakistan scheduled to be held in Islamabad on 11thNov
Baku, at the request of the Russian side, returned 60 Armenian soldiers who were encircled during an attempted provocation - Azerbaijan Defense Ministry
Russian Ministry of Defense states that Russian radars tracked U2 spy plane, launched from British soil, over Ukraine yesterday
Any deployment of NATO troops on the Polish-Belarusian border will entail retaliatory measures from the Union State, said Belarusian Foreign Minister
Russian Foreign Ministry: Kyiv is trying to create conditions for a military solution to the conflict at Donbass
From today on, Russian and Belarusian aircraft will conduct joint flights along the Belarusian border on a regular basis, the Belarusian Defense Ministry said.
Merkel and Putin in a phone call discussed the migration crisis at the Belarusian border. Putin suggested that EU should establish direct contact with government in Minsk
Two Russian long-range Tu-22M3 bombers patrolled the skies of Belarus
Sergei Lavrov and Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei signed the Program of Coordinated Actions in the Field of Foreign Policy of States
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei called the conference on Belarus proposed by Austria in Vienna "a fruitless and meaningless plan." "We consider it an unfriendly step towards Belarus"
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov: Lithuania and Poland push the EU to escalate relations with Belarus and Russia
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov: Polish comparisons of the situation on the border with Belarus with the situation in 1939, are absolutely inappropriate
Kremlin's spokesperson: the Kremlin considers unacceptable the words of the Prime Minister of Poland about the "responsibility" of Russia for the situation with migrants on the Polish-Belarusian border"
Kremlin's spokesperson: the Kremlin believes that so far the situation on the border of Belarus and Poland does not pose any risks for Russia
Kremlin's spokesperson: the Kremlin sees tendencies towards increased tensions on the border of Belarus and Poland, there is an impending humanitarian catastrophe
Lavrov: The Union State is the integration of two independent states, it is aimed at improving the welfare of the citizens of Belarus and Russia
Belarusian Foreign Ministry: Minsk and Moscow are concerned about NATO build-up on the borders of the Union State
Moscow hosts a meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS member states, attended by delegations of the defense departments of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as the CIS Executive Committee and the secretariat of the CIS Council of Defense Ministers
Belarusian Foreign Minister after meeting with Lavrov: Minsk and Moscow are discussing a joint reaction to pressure from the West
Press secretary of CSTO: The CSTO is closely and with concern following the migration crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border
Russian Defense Ministry: An American E-8C airborne ground surveillance, battle management and command and control aircraft flew over the Black Sea for more than 5 hours yesterday
Russian Foreign Ministry denies that events on the border between Belarus and Poland is the "hybrid operation" of Lukashenka with the support of Russian Federation
Lukashenka and Putin discussed situation on the Polish-Belarusian border in a phone call. Expressed concern about deployment of regular troops of Poland on the border
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Military echelon filmed in Armawir
The State Duma in the first reading adopted a law prohibiting the heads of regions to be called presidents
Foreign Ministers of Belarus and Russia to hold talks in Moscow on Tuesday
Russian Defense Ministry: Two strategic bombers of the US Air Force performed an unscheduled flight over the Black Sea
Russian Defense Ministry: The US exercises in the Black Sea are a study of a possible theater of military operations in the event that Kyiv prepares a military solution at Donbass
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Video of Belarusian border guards shooting in the air at the border
Russian FM Lavrov accuses "The West" in the situation at Polish-Belarusian border, says The West triggered the crisis with actions at Middle East
Putin will hold a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council of Russia today
Kremlin spokesperson Peskov: The Kremlin hopes that the situation on the Belarusian-Polish border will not become a threat to the Russian Federation
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Police officers attacked in Cannes: three people arrested
Gazprom says it has started pumping gas into European underground storage facilities
Gas pumping through the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Germany more than doubled on Tuesday, to almost 850 thousand cubic meters per hour - operator
RosGuard member died during an operation to detain telephone scammers in St. Petersburg
A search at Lilia Chanysheva's, she was the coordinator of Navalny's headquarters in Ufa
Container ship Rise Shine under the Panamanian flag ran aground and was damaged in the Sea of Japan(East Sea) near Nakhodka