6 December 2022
UN Security Council to hold emergency session on Ukraine Wednesday night, diplomats say
Russia closes airspace near Ukrainian border to civilian flights (NOTAM)9 month ago
Russia closes airspace near Ukrainian border to civilian flights (NOTAM)
Video uploaded 2 hours ago shows a single tank in Grayvoron in the Belgorod region of Russia, per video author. Grayvoron is as close as 5km from the Ukrainian border9 month ago
Video uploaded 2 hours ago shows a single tank in Grayvoron in the Belgorod region of Russia, per video author. Grayvoron is as close as 5km from the Ukrainian border
Ukrainian FM Kuleba: Ukraine has requested an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council due to the appeal by Russian occupation administrations in Donetsk and Luhansk to Russia with a request to provide them with military assistance, which is a further escalation of the security situation
Russian convoys and towed artillery are moving south and positioned within 50 miles of Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, per satellite photos today.  camera:@Maxar9 month ago
Russian convoys and towed artillery are moving south and positioned within 50 miles of Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city, per satellite photos today. camera:@Maxar
Russian warplanes deployed in the sky of Al-Bab city in the countryside of Aleppo, in conjunction with hearing the sounds of explosions
"We have provided some cyber resilience training and assistance to Ukrainians," says @PentagonPresSec adding like @SecDef said last week that cyberattacks are a piece of a Russian playbook
9 month ago
Ukrainian FM Kuleba: Worrying reports from Crimea on the entire night shift of Titan chemicals plant in Armyansk evacuated from the facility. This might be a preparation for another staged provocation by Russia
9 month ago
Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss today, slamming Russia's decision to recognize Ukraine's breakaway regions. "They discussed the extensive bilateral coordination on developing:severe economic measures against Russia”
Videos uploaded about 4 hours ago from the Belgorod region show massive movement of Russian armaments in the direction of the border. Geolocation is 50.435195, 36.389051 - less than 8 miles from Ukrainian border
80% of total Russian conventional forces "uncoiled" and ready to invade Ukraine, per senior US defense official
US to sanction the company building the Nordstream2 pipeline, reports @Reuters
The U.S. issued a new warning the Ukrainian government on Monday night eastern time that the latest intelligence points to a full-scale Russian invasion imminently. Of particular concern is the major northeastern city of Kharkiv
United States representative: Russia does not want to de-escalate the situation
The representative of the United States: We do not have an option for de-escalation due to the Russian escalation, although we prefer the diplomatic option
NATO Secretary General: We have pushed more military reinforcements to Eastern Europe
NATO Secretary General: We will work to strengthen defense capabilities by deploying more forces
EU adopts sanctions package in response to Russia's recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk and the sending of troops
A blockade of 17 main roads in Montenegro will be organized tomorrow by the same people (leaders of Dem. Front) who were sentenced for plotting to commit "terrorist acts and undermine the constitutional order of Montenegro" in 2016, together with Russian GRU operatives
Ukraine's Foreign Minister: Russia must withdraw from our borders and lands
9 month ago
US, Britain warning of new Sandworm malware -called Cyclops Blink- to allow remote access of networks Per @NCSC, @CISAgov @FBI @NSAGov, the activity of Sandworm, aka VoodooBear, has been previously lined to Russia's GRU
Ukraine's Foreign Minister: We expect the world to guarantee our security
Ukraine's Foreign Minister: Russia continues to search for justifications to launch war on us
9 month ago
European Council: We will discuss ways to hold Russia accountable for its actions
9 month ago
Turkish Presidency: Erdogan informed Putin of his rejection of any steps that would harm Ukrainian sovereignty
.@prezydentpl Duda: This is an important moment in the history of our cooperation as presidents, also in the history of the Lublin Triangle. Today, together with the President of Lithuania @GitanasNauseda, we come to Kyiv as a sign of our solidarity with the President of Ukraine @ZelenskyyUa9 month ago
[email protected] Duda: This is an important moment in the history of our cooperation as presidents, also in the history of the Lublin Triangle. Today, together with the President of Lithuania @GitanasNauseda, we come to Kyiv as a sign of our solidarity with the President of Ukraine @ZelenskyyUa
9 month ago
President Duda in Kyiv: the security system in Europe is collapsing; it is a test for the unity of the EU and NATO; we must say a stop to Russia's neo-imperial policy
9 month ago
President @AndrzejDuda in Kyiv: We are the presidents of Russia's neighboring countries. Russia, which today is a threat to Ukraine. We appeal to Russia, our neighbor, for calm and peace
9 month ago
President Andrzej Duda in Kyiv: Russia's actions in the region are of great concern to us. We take them very seriously and follow every event, every step taken by Russia and Putin, his every order, every decision he makes. We follow them with the utmost attention
9 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry urges the UN Secretary General to strictly follow the principles unanimously approved by the General Assembly
9 month ago
Reuters: The flag has been taken down at the Russian Embassy in Kyiv
Israeli foreign ministry releases first statement on the Russian invasion to Ukraine: "We share the international concern about the escalation, support Ukraine territorial integrity and sovereignty and willing to give Ukraine humanitarian assistance"
9 month ago
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has asked regulator Ofcom to review the operation of the Russia Today news channel, Boris Johnson has told the Commons
Russian military column filmed at the border of Ukraine in Belgorod region
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is meeting now with Foreign Minister Lapid, Minister of Defense Gantz and Minister of Finance Lieberman to discuss the Israeli response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine
9 month ago
Incident at power lines in Saratov left 32000 citizens without electricity. Issues with water supply in the city
9 month ago
Deputy Secretary of the General Council of "United Russia" party and deputy head of Russian Federation council Andrey Turchak has arrived at occupied parts of Donetsk region of Ukraine
The @RapporteurUn identified China, Russia and Serbia as Member States who have, since the coup, been supplying the junta with weapons of the sort that are being used to attack civilians.
Russian military convoy filmed heading to the border of Ukraine at Krasna Yaruha9 month ago
Russian military convoy filmed heading to the border of Ukraine at Krasna Yaruha
Military convoy filmed in Bryansk region of Russia9 month ago
Military convoy filmed in Bryansk region of Russia
Poland's PM @morawieckim on sanctions: very very mild, soft package, we need more decisive action but now we are in a different place, in a state of hightened alert we see many steps indicating that there will be another Russian attack
9 month ago
Ukraine urges citizens to leave Russia 'immediately': ministry
Ukrainian foreign minister calls for more sanctions on Russia: 'Hit hard. Hit now.'
Japan to impose sanctions on Russia amid Ukraine crisis: PM Kishida "(Japan) will ban exports to and imports from the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk as well as the issuance and trading of new Russian sovereign bonds in Japan"
9 month ago
Taiwan's president on Wednesday condemned Russia for ordering troops into Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Ukraine, and claimed the crisis was being used to hurt morale on the island, which has long been under the threat of a Chinese invasion
Military convoy filmed near the border in Belgorod region9 month ago
Military convoy filmed near the border in Belgorod region
Tanks on the move in Sudzha, next to border of Ukraine9 month ago
Tanks on the move in Sudzha, next to border of Ukraine
Military filmed in Sudzha district9 month ago
Military filmed in Sudzha district
TOS-1 heavy flamethrower MLRS filmed in Stary Oskol
[email protected] made a second delivery of lethal military aid to support Ukraine
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that any Russian troops deployed to eastern Ukraine would not be "peacekeepers" as Moscow has asserted and rejected President Putin's claim that a genocide of ethnic Russians was being committed there
Per a Schumer spox: Leader Schumer has requested an all-Senators briefing on Russia-Ukraine
Military camp seen at Maxar image at Krasny Oktyabr9 month ago
Military camp seen at Maxar image at Krasny Oktyabr
Video uploaded an hour ago allegedly from a Russian tank operator (previous videos seem to indicate this as well) as part of a large convoy of tanks in the Belgorod region of Russia, per video author9 month ago
Video uploaded an hour ago allegedly from a Russian tank operator (previous videos seem to indicate this as well) as part of a large convoy of tanks in the Belgorod region of Russia, per video author
Speech by the Keyan ambassador regarding Africa's history & views on the Ukraine crisis
9 month ago
Trudeau announces first round of economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
9 month ago
"The world is standing with the United States" against the action taken by Russia President Putin, says @PressSec
9 month ago
"We see this as the beginning of a further invasion (by Russia) of Ukraine," says @PressSec
Video uploaded this evening showing tanks driving in the direction of the Ukrainian border in the Kursk region, Russia9 month ago
Video uploaded this evening showing tanks driving in the direction of the Ukrainian border in the Kursk region, Russia
Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Our security guarantees are our army and our diplomacy
Ukrainian FM Kuleba: Plan A is diplomacy to avert war. But if that fails, "Plan B is to fight for every inch of our land and every city and every village. To fight until we win, of course"
Minister Kuleba tells: "No, we do not have such plans to evacuate Mariupol or Kharkiv"
"He attacked the world order" per Ukraibe FM @DmytroKuleba on Putin's actions
"To the extent that we can do anything to avert a worst case scenario," including a potential attack on Kyiv, "we will always pursue that," Blinken says when asked about diplomacy. "But Moscow needs to demonstrate that it's serious
Sec Blinken says his meeting with Lavrov is off because Russia is now beginning its invasion of Ukraine & making clear its wholesale rejection of diplomacy. He says a meeting with Lavrov does not make sense. He sent Lavov a letter informing him of this today
Sec Blinken clearly states that "because of the invasion" by Russian into Ukraine the US is moving on its swift response, he details sanctions & says the US will continue to escalate sanctions if Russia escalates its aggression towards Ukraine"
A senior administration official says just now some of the Russian elites the Biden admin is sanctioning include: -Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the FSB, and son Denis -Sergei Kiriyenko, First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Admin of Russia, and son Vladimir
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba (who is in town for meetings with Secs. Austin and Blinken) has met with President Biden. "President Biden reiterated the readiness of the United States. to respond swiftly and decisively to any further Russian aggression against Ukraine
EU ambassadors took a preliminary decision on the EU sanctions on Russia tonight. final adoption at around 11am tomorrow. then written procedure till 15 and finally the sanctions will be published in the EU official journal later that afternoon
In Volnovakha, Donetsk region about 30,000 people cut from water supply as a result of attacks by Russians, - Ukraine's ombudsman Denisova
Sentinel-2 imagery taken this morning 08:36 UTC shows at least nine Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo aircraft departing Taganrog-Central Air Base near Taganrog in Russia, located on the shores of the Sea of Azov, 40 km from Ukraine (DPR).  Three of them airborne, six taxiing9 month ago
Sentinel-2 imagery taken this morning 08:36 UTC shows at least nine Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo aircraft departing Taganrog-Central Air Base near Taganrog in Russia, located on the shores of the Sea of Azov, 40 km from Ukraine (DPR). Three of them airborne, six taxiing
Putin's speech recognizing Ukraine's breakaway regions is a "rewrite of history": President Biden. Nothing in Russian President's speech indicates that Kremlin is interested in dialogue
Biden says Putin has a "twisted" sense of history. "He explicitly threatened war unless his extreme demands were met. There's no question that Russia is the aggressor"
Putin "directly attacked Ukraine's right to exist," Biden says. "He explicitly threatened war unless his extreme demands were met.nonetheless, there is still time to avert the worst-case scenario." Biden says US and allies still remain open to diplomacy
Biden says he's also authorized additional movements of US forces and equipment already in Europe to reinforce Baltic allies. Notes this is totally defensive and "we have no intention of fighting Russia," he says
Biden "In response to Russia's admission that it will not withdraw its forces from Belarus, I have authorized the additional movements of U.S. forces and equipment already stationed in Europe, to strengthen our Baltic allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
"None of us should be fooled. None of us will be fooled. There is no justification." - @POTUS on Russia's moves on Ukraine
Biden says he still thinks Russia is planning a major invasion of Ukraine. He says he hopes he's wrong but points to Russia's military presence around Ukraine, including blood supplies. He says: "You don't need blood unless you're starting a war"
US President Joe Biden says: "This is the beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine."
U.S. will impose a first set of sanctions on Russia for moving onto Ukraine's territory: POTUS; - Full blocking sanctions on VEB and military bank; - Sanctions on Russian sovereign debt.; - U.S. will apply sanctions on Russia's elites tomorrow
Biden: "Who in the Lord's name does Putin think gives him the right to declare new so-called countries?"
Biden: "Russia has now undeniably moved against Ukraine by declaring these independent states. So today I'm announcing the first tranche of sanctions to impose costs on Russia in response to their actions yesterday"
Smoke rising from Russian Embassy In Kyiv, Ukraine. People were seen carrying in boxes earlier.  Embassy was ordered to evacuate9 month ago
Smoke rising from Russian Embassy In Kyiv, Ukraine. People were seen carrying in boxes earlier. Embassy was ordered to evacuate
9 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry says Russia establishing diplomatic relations with Donetsk and Luhansk
Good catch from @BVasylchenko. Most of the Z markings seen thus far have been inside a square, but this Ural truck with a Msta-B howitzer has one inside a triangle. Possibly indicating different task forces within a larger formation or echelon. This is in Valuyki9 month ago
Good catch from @BVasylchenko. Most of the "Z" markings seen thus far have been inside a square, but this Ural truck with a Msta-B howitzer has one inside a triangle. Possibly indicating different task forces within a larger formation or echelon. This is in Valuyki
Video uploaded a couple hours ago shows a large amount of Russian forces off-road in the Belgorod region of Russia, per video author
At the start of the meeting with FM Kuleba, Austin says: "Russia's latest invasion is threatening the peace and security and prosperity of Ukraine and transatlantic community"
French foreign minister Le Drian offers robust rebuttal to question over French president's mediation efforts on Ukraine, saying he did all in his power to avoid war but Putin's signature and word is now shown to be worthless
Le Drian defending Macron against Putin's humilation says 'what is new is that Putin no longer honours Russia's signature.'
Ukrainian foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba has arrived at the Pentagon for a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Austin
French FM Le Drian says he's not planning to meet Lavrov on Friday in Paris. That had been discussed yesterday on basis of no Ukraine invasion. Le Drian implies that when discussed with Lavrov, the latter must have known about Putin's looming move
9 month ago
Russia to evacuate embassy staff from Ukraine, - Russian Foreign Ministry says
Borrell confirms the numbers of people/entities sanctioned: 351 Duma members and 27 officials, entities and commanders
EU ministers unanimously agree package of sanctions on Russia says French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian
9 month ago
Even tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine is a strategic threat for Russia - Putin
9 month ago
An armed "anti-Russia" represented by Ukraine is unacceptable for the Russian Federation, especially in view of Kyiv's current nuclear ambitions, - Putin said
9 month ago
Putin: Ukraine should recognize Crimea as part of Russia
9 month ago
Putin: Ukraine should abandon NATO path and declare neutrality
9 month ago
Russia stands for demilitarization of Ukraine - Putin
9 month ago
Putin: we recognized Donetsk and Luhansk in the borders as described in their constitutions
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