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Quad foreign ministers discuss Russia/Ukraine
1 年 前
Blackhawk just land on the Polish-Ukrainian border
All Ukrainian governmental .gov.ua are working with intermittent disruptions , unavailable for many in Ukraine itself
The website of Ukraine's ministry of education and science mon.gov.ua also appears to be down
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US Army UH-60M Black Hawk call sign EVAC01 approaching Ukraine
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Bipartisan group of Senate leaders send message of solidarity with the people of Ukraine
Czech Republic MoI @Vit_Rakusan: We are ready to welcome thousands of Ukraine refugees if there is a military conflict with Russia. But we still hope there won't be a war. We can see disinformation platforms are more active these days
"In our assessment, the Russian Armed Forces are ready to embark on a full-scale military operation against Ukraine from the second half of February" per assessment from Estonia Foreign Intelligence Service
"We are not seeking direct confrontation with Russia," @POTUS says but warns that if Russia provokes the US, it will respond. He specifically cites that in the event of any cyber attacks against "our companies" the US is "prepared to respond"
Biden: "We're not seeking direct confrontation with Russia. I've been clear that if Russia targets Americans in Ukraine, we will respond forcefully"
"I will not send American servicemen to fight in Ukraine. [but] the United States will defend every inch of NATO territory with the full force of American power. An attack against one NATO country is an attack against all of us." -Biden
"If Russia attacks Ukraine, it will be a war of choice or a war without cause or reason," Biden says. "The world will not forget that Russia chose needless death and destruction
If Russia invades Ukraine, "we will rally the world to oppose its aggression," continues @POTUS
The first part of a planned contingent of 2,000 U.S. troops and hundreds of vehicles entered the Czech Republic from Germany on Tuesday en route eastwards to Slovakia for NATO's Saber Strike military drills, a Reuters witness said
Biden: Neither NATO nor Ukraine threatens Russia. We are not attacking Russia. We do not plan to destabilize Russia. I don't believe you want a bloody war
Biden: "To the citizens of Russia, you are not our enemy. And I do not believe you want a bloody destructive war against Ukraine, a country and the people with whom you share such deep ties of family history and culture"
Biden says there are 150,000 Russian troops encircling Ukraine
Biden: "The Russian defense minister reported today that some military units are leaving their positions near Ukraine. That would be good. We have not yet verified that. Indeed, our analysts indicate that they remain very much in a threatening position"
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US "prepared no matter what happens" in Ukraine, says @POTUS, adding an attack by Russia is still "very much a possibility"
Washington Post: Russian government hackers have penetrated Ukrainian military, energy and other critical computer systems, U.S. government says
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Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine: At 8pm Kyiv time DDoS attack targeted government Diya portal. So far successfully repelled
1 年 前
Joint Forces Operation servicemen trained today with NLAW and M141
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Not the typical route so far today for the unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft - just circling in the middle of the country
NATO: Ukraine requests international assistance for large-scale emergencies of various nature. The EADRCC has received today
The French Foreign Ministry: The situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border is very dangerous
European Commission chief hints at possible sanctions against Putin if he decides to invade Ukraine
For a second day in a row, top U.S. general Mark Milley spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart and "reaffirmed unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," the Pentagon said
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There's been a phone call today between @SecBlinken and his Russian counterpart, according to @StateDeptSpox
Russia recognition of Ukraine separatist regions would be 'attack without weapons': France
1 年 前
Possible GPS interference for Wizzair W64603 Kharkiv-Larnaca
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Ukrainian Minister of Defense:Very informative discussion with British colleague @BWallaceMP. We exchanged views on the results of his visit to Moscow & my call with the DefMinister of the Belarus. Our positions were synchronized before the meeting of the North Atlantic Council on Feb17
Paris: Macron and Biden agreed to verify the correctness of reports of the start of the Russian withdrawal from the borders of Ukraine
President Biden is expected to provide a status update on the ongoing situation in Ukraine at 3:30 p.m. today, per a person familiar
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USAF Rivet Joint getting some work in over Ukraine, but only the western half. JAKE12 is RC-135V 64-14844 AE01C6
Ukraine's delegation to trilateral contact group seeks meeting after Russian parliament calls for recognition of occupied areas in Ukraine
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. are deploying to Poland as part of the 3,000 additional troops that a senior defense official on Friday announced the Pentagon would send to the country, the Army tells
Centre for Strategic Communications and Information Security of Ukraine confirms DDoS attack on two largest Ukrainian state banks: Oschadbank and Privatbank, and Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces websites
A White House Official says President Joe Biden talked with French President Macron by phone starting at 10:11a ET. That call lasted 49 minutes. They talked about Russian aggression
Website of Ukrainian ministry of defense is down
Estonian PM @kajakallas tells "We haven't seen any deescalation yet" by Russia. "We believe it when we see it but we don't see it right now," she says, echoing NATO Sec-Gen @jensstoltenberg
Users reporting issues with access to largest Ukrainian bank PrivatBank mobile application
Germany's @Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz after meeting with Russian President Putin, calls for courageous action from all, says it is our "damned duty" to stand up for peace
Amid Russian statements about redeploying forces, @SecBlinken speaking now to FM Lavrov, a State Dept official says
Asked by @dpa if Russia will withdraw troops from border and commit to not invade, Putin says "we will act according to the plan..and the plan depends on what happens on the ground.."
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A Russian invasion of Ukraine is "highly likely", but there's a possibility the current stalemate could endure for an "extended period", UK foreign secretary said in a letter to MPs. @trussliz said any invasion, though, could be imminent & happen with no or little warning
Putin, re Ukraine joining NATO: "We need to resolve this question now"
Putin, asked if Russian troop withdrawal will continue, says "who will be able to answer how it will develop? At the moment, nobody. It does not depend just on us."
President @AndrzejDuda: Ukraine should decide for itself which organizations it wants to belong to. It must not be allowed to violate Ukrainian sovereignty
Scholz: "If [war over Ukraine] does happen, it would have far-reaching consequences"
Scholz: "If we ignore the Minsk agreement and what was voted on today in the Russian parliament becomes reality, the process would end and that would be a disaster"
President @AndrzejDuda after cabinet meeting: We discussed the current situation in Poland in connection with what is happening in Ukraine. We discussed various scenarios, including the issue of refugees who might come. The main topic was securing PL for various variants
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Putin seems to say he won't confirm vote: "I've just been informed by my administration. Deputies follow public opinion. It's clear overwhelming majority sympathise with Donbass citizens. But need to resolve the problem that Donbass, but we need to do it via Minsk"
Scholz pushes back against Putin's remarks on Yugoslavia - says that was a response to "mass murder." Putin cuts in: "according to our estimates, what is happening today in Donbas is genocide
Putin: what is happening now in the Donbass is genocide
Yanukovych's lawsuit to the Verkhovna Rada: there will be no court hearing on February 16 - Court
Putin: Russia doesn't want war, that's why it put forward its security proposals
The US State Department: We are not sure of reports that Russia has withdrawn some of its forces from the borders of Ukraine
Russian President Putin says "there are mass violations of human rights being legitimised in Ukraine"
German Chancellor Scholz, standing next to Putin in Moscow, says it is urgent to have de-escalation so there is not a war in Europe
Scholz: I explained to the Russian President during the talks that the Russian military build-up on the borders of Ukraine is a threat
MINNEAPOLIS: House Fire - 45xx Camden Ave N - Engine 20 is arriving on a two story home with fire on the first floor. Crews area laying a hose line and conducting searches of the home
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De-escalation rhetoric now from Putin: Although US & NATO responses "didn't answer Russia's concerns" they "contained ideas that we are not against discussing"
Putin: Western and American responses did not respond to Russian demands
Putin: "the three basic Russian requirements that were put forward have not been met"
Putin after talks with Scholz: Russia will continue gas supplies through Ukraine even after 2024, if there is demand and profitability
Large-scale issues with ATMs, application and online services of Ukrainian state bank Oschadbank
Occupation authorities in parts of Luhansk region claim prevented terror attack in central Luhansk city
Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine: Russia’s recognition of the so-called “Donetsk and Luhansk peoples’ republics” will be tantamount to its deliberate withdrawal from the Minsk Agreements. We call on Moscow to take a constructive stance towards achieving progress in the framework of existing negotiation formats.
Top cybersecurity officials from the US Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have warned of potential attacks on American cyber infrastructure in concert with a physical Russian invasion of Ukraine: ABC
Japan is ready to extend at least $100 million in emergency loans to Ukraine, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday, the Japanese government said in a summary of their phone call
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USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint JAKE12 uncommon route heading south
Russian recognition of Donetsk/Luhansk regions "will be a blatant violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty.it will also be a violation of the Minsk agreements. So it will make it even harder to find a political solution," Stoltenberg says
On unprecedented levels of intelligence sharing, Stoltenberg says intelligence is "not always a prediction. Intelligence is information.we do this in an attempt to prevent aggressive actions against Ukraine
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A military camp was set up on the outskirts of Veselaya Lopan, a village in Belgorod region located 15 km from the Hoptivka border crossing. Medium resolution image of the camp
AP: Zero Hedge denied the claims on connection to Russian Intelligence and said it tries to "publish a wide spectrum of views that cover both sides of a given story"
AP: The officials said Zero Hedge, which has 1.2 million Twitter followers, published articles created by Moscow-controlled media that were then shared by outlets and people unaware of their nexus to Russian intelligence
Bottom line from NATO's @jensstoltenberg remains the same: Bucharest decision from 2008 on 'open door' policy stands
1 年 前
UK intelligence on Russia-Ukraine border crisis 'not encouraging': PM
President Zelensky: Discussed with Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi the security challenges facing Ukraine and Europe today
Johnson: We will keep our embassy in Kyiv to show support for Ukraine, but the decision will remain under review
The accumulated troops enable Russia to launch an immediate invasion of Ukraine, assesses NATO's Secretary General. @jensstoltenberg emphasizes: Russia will pay a heavy price for possible aggression against Ukraine
AP: U.S. intelligence officials on Tuesday accused a conservative financial news website Zero Hedge of amplifying Kremlin propaganda and alleged five media outlets targeting Ukrainians have taken direction from Russian spies
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NATO chief Stoltenberg says even if the current crisis over Russia's buildup declines, he expects "long-term consequences, long-term deterioration of the security architecture in Europe." In other words, NATO's reinforcement of its eastern flank will continue
1 年 前
"Uragan" MLRS and other Russian military equipment was spotted today (15.02) in Mozyr district, moving in the direction of Lelchytsy (Gomel region, Belarus), which is located 10 km from the border with Ukraine
NATO Sec Gen says NATO has not received any response from Russia to the proposals it sent in late January
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NATO chief Stoltenberg says there are signals from Moscow that diplomacy should continue but that there have been no physical signs of de-escalation on the ground
1 年 前
Police detained 61y.o. man after fake bomb threat against Boryspil airport
Russia will not take part in today's OSCE Vienna Document meeting - Deputy FM Grushko
Lavrov: If Ukraine refuses to join NATO, many will breathe a sigh of relief, including in Europe
Lavrov: I hope the history of the OSCE mission in Kosovo, where its withdrawal was used as a trigger for NATO intervention, will not be repeated in Donbass
1 年 前
Talks between Putin and Scholz began in the Kremlin
The State Duma voted for a draft resolution on the need to recognize the "LNR" and the "DNR" on the occupied parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. Resolution will be sent to the president immediately, - speaker Volodin said
The military and armored vehicles that took part in the exercises in the Crimea are returning to their places of permanent deployment, - the press service of the Southern Military District reported
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Belarusian Ministry of Defense published images of exercise with Tochka ballistic missiles at Polesie in Homiel region
Customers of the biggest Ukrainian bank Privatbank receiving fake text messages on disabling of ATMs on February 15 due to technical reasons
NATO Secretary General and President of Azerbaijan discussed the situation in Ukraine and gas supplies to Europe
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Kuleba on the statement of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the return of troops from the exercises: we'll see, then we'll believe
1 年 前
OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Zbigniew Rau meets Lavrov in Moscow
British Foreign Office warns of military operations by Russian forces in Eastern Ukraine within days
Criminal boss Ihor Dutka assassinated yesterday in Yaremche