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Military convoy geolocated at Slovyansk-na-Kubani, moving towards Crimea
Jens Stoltenberg: Continued coordination with @SecBlinken, @RauZbigniew and @JosepBorrellF on Russia's unjustified military build-up in and around Ukraine and our next steps
US told Kremlin it's willing to discuss giving Russia a way to verify there aren't Tomahawk cruise missiles stationed at NATO bases in Romania and Poland—on condition Russia shares similar info on certain bases in Russia, sources tell @JenniferJJacobs, @AlbertoNardelli and Henry Meyer
Russia adding to combat capabilities but also "sustainment & logistics" to forces surrounding Ukraine, per @PentagonPresSec "That includes field hospitals & doctors & nurses" "[Putin] has enough capability to move now if he wants to.he could move imminently" per Kirby
The US has not shared the intel about the imminent Russian threat with Ukraine, the sources close to the Ukrainian government told. American officials are only citing the intel report but not sharing the document itself with Kyiv, they clarified
"We are ready to give Ukraine tens of thousands in artillery and ammunitions rounds, but also surface-to-air weapons of the Grom class and light mortar systems, as well as drones," PM Morawiecki said
The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has confirmed to the BBC that he will visit Moscow next week for talks with Russia Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu
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Ukrainian MPs holding up flags of countries that have offered help to Ukraine
"We are very grateful" per Estonia PM @kajakallas, asked about @POTUS' handling of the Russia-Ukraine standoff "We feel we are also heard in this process"
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has spoken with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Per @StateDeptSpox, he emphasized US willingness "to continue a substantive exchange with Russia on mutual security concerns," urged "immediate Russian de-escalation
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Zelensky met with Johnson at the Mariinsky Palace
Delayed phone call over Ukraine crisis between UK Prime Minister @BorisJohnson & Russian President Putin has been rescheduled and is now set to happen on Wednesday, the UK PM's spokesman says
With Russiasupplying about a third of European gas, tensions over Ukraine put the EU's EnergySecurity at risk. In a joint statement, @vonderleyen and @POTUS commit to intensifying energy cooperation to avoid shocks in case of an escalation
Prime Minister @MorawieckiM says in Kyiv that "foreign ministers are working on a possible format that could bring closer cooperation in many fields between Poland, Ukraine and Great Britain"
Putin holds a meeting with the Hungarian prime minister. Orban said that none of the European leaders wants war: we are in favor of peace agreements
Prime Minister @MorawieckiM in Kyiv: NS2 is a powerful threat to peace in Europe; together we appeal to the Germans not to open this gas pipeline, you cannot sign your solidarity with Ukraine with one hand and certify NS2 with the other hand
Kyiv: Prime Minister @MorawieckiM ensures that we are ready to support Ukraine in both gas, defense and humanitarian issues
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Defense Minister of Ukraine: The day hasn't passed yet and we're unloading the 6th bird from our friends from the United States. 84 tons of ammunition arrived in Kyiv. In total, for today we've received about 500 tons of defense equipment from U.S
Russia is still preparing response on U.S and NATO reply to Russian security guarantees proposals, but Lavrov sent NATO’s MFAs document on understating of indivisibility of security - Russian Foreign Ministry
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U.S. N936CA, another National Airlines Boeing 747, is currently approaching flag-usflag-uaKyiv Boryspil Airport, Ukraine, as U.S. Transportation Command flight CMB330
Joint Forces Operation: 2 ceasefire violations yesterday
State Department orders departure of family members of US Embassy Belarus employees & warns American citizens not travel to the country amid an "unusual and concerning Russian military buildup along Belarus' border with Ukraine
Moscow responds to Biden: "We can confirm we received a written follow-up from Russia," says US official. "It would be unproductive to negotiate in public so we'll leave it up to Russia if they want to discuss their response"
Implementation of the Minsk agreements poses a threat to Ukraine - Secretary of NSDC Danilov
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Defense Minister of Ukraine: The 5th bird in Kyiv. Another 84 tons of ammunition of various calibers. In the next few days we are waiting for the next cargo of defense weaponry from our friends from U.S.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss: I tested positive for Covid this evening. Thankfully I've had my three jabs and will be working from home while I isolate
U.S. continues to see Russia move in additional ground forces "even over the course of the weekend" along the the Ukrainian border. "These are combined arms capable forces. so it's not just infantry, for instance - it's artillery, it's air defense"
Kirby says the U.S. delivered another security assistance package to Ukraine on Friday with more to come ahead. "[Biden] has been very clear we're not going to see American troops on the ground in combat with the Russians in Ukraine. He has made clear that's not on the table"
President Joe Biden on Friday said he would send troops to eastern Europe "in the near term." Pentagon says that deployment wouldn't have to wait for NATO to call in the NATO Response Force but declined to address a possible timeline
Biden says US 'ready no matter what' on Russia threat to Ukraine
Russia's naval build-up continues. Spanish navy spots six Russian warships from the Northern Fleet entering the Mediterranean Sea today and possibly "heading towards the Black Sea the vessels are carrying 60 tanks and over 1,500 soldiers
Putin, Macron discuss Ukraine, Russian 'security guarantees' in call: Kremlin
US prepared to sanction Kremlin 'inner circle' over Ukraine: White House
said today that the US has "seen evidence that Russia intends to expand that presence to more than 30,000 troops near the Belarus-Ukraine border less than two hours north of Kyiv, by early February." A US official says this figure is from declassified US intel
Baltic states condemn Russia's 'continued aggressive actions and threats against Ukraine,' call for troop withdrawal - Lithuanian envoy to UN
Polish ambassador to the UN: "We cannot keep quiet because what is happening in our neighborhood constitutes a serious threat to international peace and security, reaching far beyond our region and continent
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Addressing Ukrainian President Zelenskyy's complaints the west is hyping the potential for a Russian invasion, NATO Sec Gen Stoltenberg counters, "There is no sign this military buildup is slowing down. It continues. That's a fact; that's reality”
China joins Russia in opposing today's US-requested UN Security Council debate on Russian military build-up on Ukrainian border. China's ambassador says Beijing disagrees that Russia's actions post a threat to international stability
Reuters: Ukrainian police detain group suspected of planning mass riots
The Biden administration has developed "specific sanctions packages" against Russian elites "in or near the inner circles of the Kremlin" that will be imposed if Russia further invades Ukraine, a senior admin official tells CNN