9 December 2021
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French Foreign Ministry: Russia's destruction of a satellite is an irresponsible and destabilizing act
[email protected]: "CAATSA 231 applies to all significant transactions that occur on or after August 2 2017, date of CAATSA's enactment. Turkey is the only country in NATO that has engaged in a significant new procurement of Russian weapons systems following enactment of CAATSA"
Europe's commissioner of space policy joins United States in saying the Cosmos-1408 satellite's destruction poses a major threat to the International Space Station
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Ukraine's MFA sends note of protest to Russia due to decree on recognition of commodity certificates from occupied parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions
FBI Assistant Director Bryan Vorndran tells Congress, "We have not seen a decrease in ransomware attacks in the past couple of months originating from Russia"
FBI Assistant Director Bryan Vorndran tells Congress, We have not seen a decrease in ransomware attacks in the past couple of months originating from Russia
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Russian Defense Ministry: Russia urges to suspend hostilities, ready to facilitate return prisoners of war and help resolve the situation
Armenian Defense minister Papikyan discussed situation at the border with Russian Defense Minister Shoigu
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday slammed as "reckless" Russia's destruction of a satellite that created a debris cloud he said was dangerous to orbiting space stations
Russian ANNA News reports that Russia's 102nd Military Base in Gyumri has been moved to full combat readiness
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Armenian ambassador in Russia reports about escalation along the entire length of the southeastern border with Azerbaijan
The Northern Fleet group, with the Udaloy-class DDG Vice Admiral Kulakov, oiler Akademik Pashin, and rescue tug Altai, is currently in the Bay of Biscay, on couse for the English Channel3 week ago
The Northern Fleet group, with the Udaloy-class DDG Vice Admiral Kulakov, oiler Akademik Pashin, and rescue tug Altai, is currently in the Bay of Biscay, on couse for the English Channel
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Russia and Armenia are holding consultations through diplomatic and military channels regarding the current situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, the Armenian Ambassador said
A few minutes ago, a Russian Air Force Transport plane crossed the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.3 week ago
A few minutes ago, a Russian Air Force Transport plane crossed the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
Shoigu confirmed the successful test by Russia of an anti-satellite system - it precisely hit the old satellite
EU defense ministers met in Brussels to discuss the future of the bloc's security and defense policy, cooperation with the US and other counties, as well as concerns over Russia's military buildup near Ukraine
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The United States knows for certain that the fragments of the destroyed satellite did not represent and will not pose a threat to stations, vehicles and space activities - Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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Russian Defense Ministry rejected Pentagon's accusation of creating risks for ISS. Says Russia has called multiple times to create rules to avoid weaponization of the outer space. Says it was U.S. who created Space Command, and evaluates this as a threat. Also says it successfully conducted a test yesterday that resulted in the destruction of Russian spacecraft Tselina-D launched in 1982
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A reporter said that yesterday evening, Monday, the Russian forces carried out more than 30 air raids on ISIS positions in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. He stated that the raids lasted from midnight "12 at night" until Tuesday morning
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Actions of the Polish military on the border with Belarus - violation of international humanitarian law - Russian FM Lavrov
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Russian FM Lavrov: U.S. accusations that Russia allegedly creates risks for the peaceful use of space is hypocrisy, there are no proofs
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Putin and Lukashenka in a phone call discussed situation at Belarus-Poland border, activity of Ukraine and U.S. in Black Sea, call with Merkel
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Putin and Iranian President discussed the situation in Afghanistan
Emergency warning sirens in Novorossiysk - a hurricane with gusts of wind up to 33-38 m/s is expected
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Serbian President Vucic said he will visit Russia on November 24, he expects to meet with Putin on November 25
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German energy regulator says currently, Nord Stream 2 consortium has planned to just form a German subsidiary for the German territory part of the pipeline, that is not sufficient
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German energy regulator says Nord Stream 2 certification process being suspended until such time that its operating company arranges German company status compliant with national law
Russian Defense Ministry Shoigu arrived at HQ of 20th Guards Combined Arms Army in Voronezh. Western Military District Army is responsible for Voronezh, Bryansk, Smolensk, Kursk and Belgorod regions of Russia on the border of Belarus and Ukraine
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Russia space agency says 'priority' is safety of ISS crew after US accusations
Russia have conducted an anti-satellite missile test.  Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP has condemned this activity3 week ago
Russia have conducted an anti-satellite missile test. Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP has condemned this activity
The Pentagon: Unusual Russian military activity near the borders of Ukraine
Pentagon did not receive advanced warning of Russia's decision to destroy a satellite in space, per @PentagonPresSec
The U.S. State Department confirms and condemns that Russia conducted an anti-satellite weapon (ASAT) test in low Earth orbit. Full statement:
There are 1,500 trackable pieces of Space Debris from the Russia ASAT test, according to @StateDeptSpox
"This behavior is not something the United States will tolerate," adds @StateDeptSpox in response to a question from @APDiploWriter on whether the US has filed a formal diplomatic protest. "We are not going to shy away from condemning this type of irresponsible activity
"Dangerous and irresponsible behavior" by Russia in conducting a "reckless" ASAT test that has created thousands of pieces of SpaceDebris, says @StateDeptSpox
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"I have seen these reports" and @StateDept is to issue a statement about the SpaceDebris following the apparent ASAT test by Russia, says @PressSec
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Space Command is tracking more than a thousand pieces of new debris from Russia's anti-satellite test this morning, with thousands more that are untrackable, a US official says
Macron in a phone call tells Putin France is ready to defend Ukraine's 'territorial integrity'
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SpaceX's Bill Gerstenmaier, on Cosmos 1408: we have created another large debris field. Chinese ASAT test has been a nemesis for us for years, now we've got another one of these
The Russian Federation believes that there is no need to bring the situation on the Polish-Belarusian border to the UN sites, - Russian Deputy Envoy says
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German regulator says Ukraine's Naftogaz will be included in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline certification process
Russia shot down a satellite in space over the weekend: U.S. Space Command
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell confirms that the Wagner Group will be sanctioned by the EU in the near future
The International Space Station crew is no longer sheltering in their Dragon & Soyuz lifeboats, but the complex is passing through a debris field in orbit as often as once an hour. Mission control instructed the crew to keep some internal hatches closed
5 Russian military aircraft have arrived to Syria today
The US is very concerned about a major Russian anti-satellite weapons test conducted over the weekend and the State Department is preparing to put out a statement on the matter today, two US officials tell @jimsciutto and @kylieatwood
Russia conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) test this morning, destroying the Kosmos-1408 satellite and creating a debris field. Additionally, the crew onboard the ISS sheltered in their reentry vehicles due to debris cloud passes. It is unconfirmed that this was the same debris3 week ago
Russia conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) test this morning, destroying the Kosmos-1408 satellite and creating a debris field. Additionally, the crew onboard the ISS sheltered in their reentry vehicles due to debris cloud passes. It is unconfirmed that this was the same debris
The government of the Russian Federation approved an agreement between the Russian Federation and Tajikistan on the creation of a unified air defense system3 week ago
The government of the Russian Federation approved an agreement between the Russian Federation and Tajikistan on the creation of a unified air defense system
Pentagon has intelligence of increasing presence of Russian Spetsnaz special forces, GRU and SVR intelligence operatives "on the ground" trying to use oligarchs and security forces to create a pretext for an invasion of Ukraine
US officials have said publicly in recent days that they don't yet know what Russia's intentions are with the latest military buildup near Ukraine - privately, they say that is largely because of a lack of good intelligence into Putin and his inner circle
Putin discussed with Lukashenka the transit of Russian gas through Belarus3 week ago
Putin discussed with Lukashenka the transit of Russian gas through Belarus
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Putin ordered not to apply quantitative restrictions on exports and imports to goods that move between the Russian Federation and the occupied parts of Ukraine
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Putin ordered to allow goods from the occupied parts of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions to state purchases as Russian ones. Putin instructed the government to take a number of measures within a month to soften the conditions for the admission of these goods to the Russian markets
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Putin signed a decree on the provision of humanitarian support to the population of occupied parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine
Looks like Russia just has conducted a live/kinetic ASAT test, likely a A-235 / PL-19 Nudol, launched from Plesetsk. The large NAVWARN-area in the Laptev Sea is likely debris reentry area.  Corresponding NOTAM no longer active3 week ago
Looks like Russia just has conducted a live/kinetic ASAT test, likely a A-235 / PL-19 Nudol, launched from Plesetsk. The large NAVWARN-area in the Laptev Sea is likely debris reentry area. Corresponding NOTAM no longer active
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba:Russia's military manoeuvres, the energy crisis in Europe, the dramatic use of migrants as a weapon on Poland's & Lithuania's borders with Belarus, and massive disinformation are not isolated. They are all elements of Russia's hybrid war on the European & Euro-Atlantic community
NATO secretary adds in final part of answer to question of whether Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine: "I don't want to speculate but we need to be honest and we need to be clear-eyed about potential capabilities that Russia has to conduct potential aggressive actions against Ukraine"
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Russian military export company Rosoboronexport announced that they have started technology transfer for the production of some parts of the S-400 air defense system in Turkey. — Sputnik
NATO chief @jensstoltenberg says: "The fact that we see this military build up also reduces any warning time between a decision in Russia before they are able to conduct military aggressive action against Ukraine
"This is partly forces close to border between Russia & Ukraine but it is also partly troops & capabilities *inside* Ukraine, meaning they are in Crimea, which is illegally annexed, & we see the separatists in Donbass, which is also part of Ukraine supported + helped by Russia
On the invasion of Ukraine question, @jensstoltenberg continues: "We seen an unusual rally of troops and we know that Russia has been willing to use these types of military capabilities before to conduct aggressive actions against Ukraine
Asked if he thinks Russia is preparing for imminent invasion of Ukraine, the NATO chief says he doesn't want to increase tension but "we have to be clear-eyed, we need to be realistic about the challenges we face. What we see is a significant, large Russian military build up
Gazprom did not book the Yamal - Europe gas pipeline capacity for December and the additional capacities of the Ukrainian GTS for gas transit to Europe
NATO chief has a message for President Putin: "We call on Russia to be transparent on their military activities to reduce tensions and prevent any escalation. This is a clear message from all NATO allies
Ukraine's Foreign Minister - speaking at joint press conference with NATO chief - says the Russian troops build-up on Ukraine's border and Moscow-ally Belarus's use of migrants to destabilise European Union should be seen as one hybrid operation
@NATO chief @jensstoltenberg says any "further provocation or aggressive action by Russia" around Ukraine "would be of serious concern". He says alliance "remains vigilant" & is monitoring the "large and unusual rally" of Russian forces close to Ukraine
Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M RFF201 en route to Damascus Syria
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#Russian_Military Police (MP) along with Turkish forces, conducted the 78th joint patrol in the eastern countryside of #Syria's #Kobani
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Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Venediktov received US special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West in the office of the department, the Security Council of the Russian Federation reports.
The Armenian Security Council called on Russia and the CSTO to pay attention to the "aggressive actions" of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in the east of the country.
Putin and President of Egypt Sisi had a phone call3 week ago
Putin and President of Egypt Sisi had a phone call
Big groups of migrants are moving towards Bruzgi border crossing, Russian state media Sputnik reports3 week ago
Big groups of migrants are moving towards Bruzgi border crossing, Russian state media Sputnik reports
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Putin and Lukashenka are in constant contact and exchange all the necessary information, Peskov said
Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs puts on the wanted list of the publisher of Mediazona Verzilov3 week ago
Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs puts on the wanted list of the publisher of "Mediazona" Verzilov
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Kremlin's spokesperson Peskov: Russia is ready to help resolve the migration crisis on the border of Belarus and the EU as a mediator
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Kremlin's spokesperson: the Kremlin considers inappropriate Blinken's statement that Lukashenka's actions are designed to divert attention from Russia's actions in Ukraine
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Peskov: the Kremlin considers it wrong to blame Lukashenka for the migration crisis
Russian warplanes target the outskirts of Deir Sunbul village in the Jabal Al-Zawiya area in the southern countryside of Idlib with missiles
Russian warplanes struck the villages of Deir Sumbul, Mecdaliye and Ahsam in the south of Idlib3 week ago
Russian warplanes struck the villages of Deir Sumbul, Mecdaliye and Ahsam in the south of Idlib
[email protected] presses NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on why Ukraine is still not part of the alliance. Stoltenberg: To be a NATO member, you need to meet NATO standards. Swan: I can think of current NATO members whose governments are deeply corrupt, undemocratic
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