5 December 2022
8 month ago
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday said U.S. President Joe Biden's characterization of Russian leader Putin as a war criminal was "unacceptable and unforgivable rhetoric"
New imagery of the attack on Russian military helicopters at Kherson airport8 month ago
New imagery of the attack on Russian military helicopters at Kherson airport
The words "children" were written in Russian in large white letters in front of and behind the theater that was destroyed in Mariupol today. These were added around March 12. Video posted on March 10 shows theater packed with sheltering families
US assesses about 75% of Russia's total military force is being applied to the war in Ukraine, per a senior US defense official
US seeing indications Russia is now discussing/deliberating the need to move in supplies from outside the combat theater in Ukraine - "That would include manpower" per a senior US defense official "Every day they are experiencing losses" per official
U.S. assesses that Russian military is trying to cut off Ukrainian forces in the Donbas to prevent Ukraine from helping to defend the capital of Kyiv: senior U.S. defense official
Since start of its invasion of Ukraine 21 days ago, Russia's launched +980 missiles, per a senior US defense official
US State Department: Russia must immediately stop the campaign of death and destruction
Departed AFTER U.S. banned the import of oil from Russia over the country's invasion of Ukraine: Singapore based Siva Ships' Liberian flag tanker Iridescent transited Bosphorus carrying Russian crude en route from Novorossiysk to United States, likely Delaware @samir_madani8 month ago
Departed AFTER U.S. banned the import of oil from Russia over the country's invasion of Ukraine: Singapore based Siva Ships' Liberian flag tanker Iridescent transited Bosphorus carrying Russian crude en route from Novorossiysk to United States, likely Delaware @samir_madani
US Secretary of Defense: We are urgently seeking to provide the security assistance that Biden announced today for Ukraine
"This is a struggle that pits the appetite of an autocrat against humankind's desire to be free" per @POTUS. "Let there be no doubt, no uncertainty, no question. America stands with the forces of freedom"
"Together with our allies and partners we will keep up the pressure on Putin's crumbling economy, isolating him" per @POTUS. "That's out goal - make Putin pay the price.while strengthening the hand of the Ukrainians on the battlefield and at the negotiating table"
"This could be a long and difficult battle but the America people will be steadfast in our support of the people of Ukraine in the face of Putin's immoral, unethical attacks on civilian populations" per @POTUS
US aid "has clearly helped Ukraine inflict dramatic losses on Russians forces" per @POTUS Says US authorized $1 billion to help Kyiv just this week. Includes 800 anti-aircraft systems & help with acquiring longer-range anti systems
"What's at stake here are the principles that the United States and the United Nations, across the world stand for. It's about freedom" per @POTUS. "It's about making sure Ukraine never, will never be a victory for Putin no matter what advances he makes on the battlefield"
"It's God awful" what Putin is doing in Ukraine, per @POTUS. "Putin is inflicting appalling, appalling devastation on Ukraine, bombing apartment buildings, maternity wards, hospitals.These are atrocities. They are an outrage to the world"
8 month ago
Advisor to the office of President of Ukraine: Briefly. FT published a draft, which represents the requesting position of the Russian side. Nothing more. Ukraine side has its own positions. The only thing we confirm at this stage is a ceasefire, withdrawal of Russian troops and security guarantees from a number of countries
8 month ago
It's propaganda
Russian Ministry of Defense again accusing Security Service of Ukraine and Western countries in preparation of attack with chemical substances, claims that Russian units in Ukraine are not in possession of chemical weapons
Putin's hopes for a "quick victory, this blitzkrieg taking control over Kyiv within days has absolutely failed" per @NATO's @jensstoltenberg "But we should not underestimate Russia's capabilities when it comes to continuing the war& also to continue to attack,including cities"
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine: the UN International Court of Justice ordered the Russian Federation to immediately stop the military operation in Ukraine
NATO chief Stoltenberg says "we don't see any sign" on the ground that Russia is ready to make peace with Ukraine"
NATO Secretary General announces "reset" for collective defence: "Today we tasked our military commanders to develop options across all domains - land, air, sea ocean cyber & space. On land, our new posture should include more forces in the eastern part of the Alliance"
8 month ago
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that healthcare facilities and personnel were being attacked at an unprecedented rate in the conflict in Ukraine. A Russian air strike destroyed a children's hospital in Mariupol on March 9
Asked about Poland's call on Wednesday to send NATO forces into Ukraine on a "peacekeeping" mission, the NATO military officials suggested such a plan would be untenable, saying it would likely be more like "peace enforcement" in current context and would be "war with Russia"
US launches task force to raise the costs for Russia's oligarchs Effort includes Australia, Canada, @EU_Commission, Germany, Italy, France, Japan & Britain
Ukraine: Another Russian Attack Helicopter was destroyed by Ukrainian Air Defenses; this time a Ka-52 with tail number of RF-13411
8 month ago
In fact, both the US and the EU declared default of Russia - Putin
8 month ago
Putin in a new statement says that Russia is not going to occupy Ukraine, also states that everything is going according to a plan
The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe. Flag removed
8 month ago
Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Patrushev had a phone call with National Security Advisor of the United States Sullivan
President Zelensky: We are fighting for the values of Europe and the world That's why today, The American people are helping not just Ukraine but Europe and the world to keep the planet alive, to keep justice in history
Ukraine calls for alliance of countries to stop conflicts outside of NATO: President Volodymyr Zelensky. Zelensky's proposal would aim for nations to provide immediate weapons assistance to countries under attack
"Peace is more important than income" per Ukraine @ZelenskyyUa, asking for all US ports to be closed to all Russian goods
President Zelensky: "I need to protect our skies." CNN reported this morning that U.S. will provide Soviet-era air defenses to Ukraine in the coming days. President Biden is set to announce $1 billion in new U.S. military aid
Ukrainian President: Kyiv faces Russian missiles and air strikes every day
8 month ago
Moscow is ready to continue communication in a trilateral format between the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Turkey, - Lavrov
Russian missile strike targeted Berdychiv town this morning. 2 injured, several buildings damaged8 month ago
Russian missile strike targeted Berdychiv town this morning. 2 injured, several buildings damaged
A meeting of defense ministers of the North Atlantic Alliance is underway at NATO Headquarters. In talks concerning, among others, the security situation in the region after Russia's aggression against Ukraine
Websites of Russian arbitration courts hacked - calls for Putin's impeachment appeared on their main pages8 month ago
Websites of Russian arbitration courts hacked - calls for Putin's impeachment appeared on their main pages
Russian warships shelled the sea coast in the area of Lebedevka, Sanzheyka, Zatoka and Belenky
In the Kherson region town of Skadovsk, the mayor and his deputy were abducted by armed men (believed to be Russian). Local residents are pissed off, and protesting outside local administrative offices. (video via @radiosvoboda and local activist who's livestreaming the protest)8 month ago
In the Kherson region town of Skadovsk, the mayor and his deputy were abducted by armed men (believed to be Russian). Local residents are pissed off, and protesting outside local administrative offices. (video via @radiosvoboda and local activist who's livestreaming the protest)
8 month ago
The Russian army claims to have foiled a Ukrainian offensive against the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station
Russia bans access to @bellingcat's website8 month ago
Russia bans access to @bellingcat's website
Confirmed: Russian units from the 4th Guards occupation base in Tskhinvali are leaving the region through the Roki tunnel and heading to fight in Ukraine. In addition to Russia's 58th Army units, volunteers from the so-called South Ossetia are reportedly also leaving for Ukraine8 month ago
Confirmed: Russian units from the 4th Guards occupation base in Tskhinvali are leaving the region through the Roki tunnel and heading to fight in Ukraine. In addition to Russia's 58th Army units, volunteers from the so-called South Ossetia are reportedly also leaving for Ukraine
8 month ago
Sheremetyevo airport temporarily closed terminals E, D and the use of the third runway - airport
8 month ago
The website of the "Caucasian Knot" is blocked in the Russian Federation
"First of all, there's going to be a Ukraine, an independent Ukraine a lot longer than there's going to be Putin. One way or the other, Ukraine will be there and at some point Putin won't," Sec Blinken tells @wolfblitzer
Today Russian troops arrested alleged organizer of protests against occupation in Berdyansk
PACE:The Assembly deplores that, despite the many appeals to cease the hostilities and to comply with international law, the Russian leadership has persisted in its aggression, escalating the violence in Ukraine and making threats should other States interfere. Through its attitude and actions, the leadership of the Russian Federation poses an open menace to security in Europe, following a path which also includes the act of military aggression against the Republic of Moldova and respectively the occupation of its Transnistrian region, the act of military aggression against Georgia and subsequent occupations of its two regions in 2008, the illegal annexation of Crimea, and its role in eastern Ukraine, which culminated in the illegal recognition of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk as “independent States”.
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) overwhelmingly passed the opinion asking Russia to be withdrawn from the Council of Europe
The US State Department: We will not allow Russia to use the nuclear agreement to evade the sanctions imposed on it as a result of Ukraine war
8 month ago
A convoy of cars evacuating from Mariupol to Zaporizhzhya was blocked by Russian troops near Vasyliyika (Zaporizhzhya region). People are left in the middle of the road under control of Russian soldiers with no possibility to move in any direction
8 month ago
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he was sending his foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, to Moscow and Kyiv this week as part of Turkey's mediation efforts to secure a ceasefire in Ukraine
Geolocation of drone footage showing a civilian being shot by Russian soldiers in Myla, Kyiv Oblast8 month ago
Geolocation of drone footage showing a civilian being shot by Russian soldiers in Myla, Kyiv Oblast
Senior US defense official: Russia ground forces making "limited to no progres in achieving their objectives" in Ukraine
A senior Pentagon official: The Russian military convoy near Kyiv is still stuck and not advancing
8 month ago
Ukraine's Foreign Minister: Pressure must be increased on Russia to stop its military operations
8 month ago
A no-fly zone is shorthand for "shooting down Russian planes" leading to widening of the conflict, says @PressSec, continuing to express opposition to that idea
8 month ago
"We're on Day 19 here" and one of the reasons Ukraine has been able to hold its own and push back Russia invaders is because of the security assistance provided by the US, says @PressSec
"We've made President Putin's war of choice a strategic failure. The unprecedented costs we've imposed with allies & partners have reversed 30 years of economic progress, something President Putin himself pushed for, & that has happened in less than a month." -White House Press Sec
President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels, Belgium to for a NATO Summit next Thursday "to discuss ongoing deterrence and defense efforts in response to Russia's unprovoked & unjustified attack on Ukraine as well as to refer reaffirm our ironclad commitment to NATO." -Jen Psaki
White House: Biden will also join a European Council summit to discuss our shared concerns about Ukraine, including transatlantic efforts to impose economic costs on Russia provide humanitarian support to those affected by the violence and address other challenges related to the conflict
[email protected] with travel to Brussels to join an extraordinary NATO Summit on March 24 to discuss "ongoing deterrence and defense efforts in response to Russia's unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine. - @PressSec
[email protected] SecGen today: Russia is "making absurd claims about biological labs and chemical weapons in Ukraine. This is just another lie. And we are concerned that Moscow could stage a false flag operation, possibly including chemical weapons
Big Russian mobile communications provider Beeline experiencing issues8 month ago
Big Russian mobile communications provider Beeline experiencing issues
8 month ago
Reports of several senior resignations at the other main TV company, VGTRK that produces news for Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24
8 month ago
Russian FM Lavrov sent formal letter to Council of Europe about withdrawal of Russia from the organization
8 month ago
Zelensky: Russia seeks to exterminate the Ukrainian people and a no-fly should be imposed over Ukraine
8 month ago
Zelensky: Russian forces are bombing the infrastructure in Ukraine on a daily basis
Russia imposes sanctions against President Biden, Secretary Blinken and some other public person and politicians8 month ago
Russia imposes sanctions against President Biden, Secretary Blinken and some other public person and politicians
The EU has approved a new round of sanctions against Russia targeting the energy, steel, and defense sectors, including Rosneft, Transneft, and Gazprom Neft, although EU members will still be able to purchase oil and gas from them
Russia fired an official who said last week that China had refused to supply Russian airlines with aircraft parts in the wake of Western sanctions
Residents of Mariupol have contacted the Media Human Rights Initiative (MHRI) hotline, saying that since yesterday morning (March 14) the Mariupol Regional Intensive Care Hospital (46 Troitska Street) has been occupied by the Russian troops
8 month ago
UK impose more sanctions on Russia: - Adds 350 new sanctions listings - Adds 9 new listings under cyber sanctions government - Announces asset freeze and travel ban against Andrey Melnichenko, Petr Aven, Mikhail Fridman, Sergei Shoigu and Dmitry Medvedev
8 month ago
The Ukrainian military claims to have foiled another attempt by Russian forces to breach the defensive line along the Irpin river north of Kyiv, this time in the direction of Huta Mezhyhirska and Lyutizh
8 month ago
Iranian Foreign Minister: There is no connection between the events in Ukraine and the Vienna talks
Patrushev arrived in Grozny, where he will hold a meeting on national security issues in the North Caucasus
8 month ago
Russian prosecutors seek additional 13-year jail term for Navalny: TASS
8 month ago
In London, UK, the police arrested 8 people at the property owned by Russian oligarch Deripaska after the protesters occupied the empty property in protest over the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns China does not want to be impacted by economic sanctions on Russia, state media says, as pressure grows on Beijing to withdraw support from Moscow. "China is not a party to the crisis, still less wants to be affected by the sanctions"
Russian army shelled Kharkiv 65 times yesterday - Head of regional administration
Written procedure now over for the EU's 4th sanctions package on Russia. Should be published in the official journal later today
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