20 June 2024
2 year ago
Bila Tserkva, Vasylkiv, Myronivka(13:40). Red Alert: aerial threat. Sirens sounding. Take cover now!
2 year ago
Kyiv, Dnipro, Cherkasy, Kramators’k(13:39). Red Alert: aerial threat. Sirens sounding. Take cover now!
2 year ago
Kyiv(13:34). Red Alert: aerial threat. Sirens sounding. Take cover now!
Services in Russian consulates in Ukraine restricted as diplomats preparing to leave
2 year ago
U.S. officials say the United States is preparing to evacuate its embassy in Kyiv as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent
Big military convoy filmed near Valuyki, Belgorod region
.@SecDef "made clear that the United States continues to see signs of Russian escalation, including new forces arriving at the Ukrainian border" per @PentagonPresSec "He also reiterated that we are in the window when an invasion could begin at any time" #Russia-#Ukraine
Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba on Friday to discuss the "increasingly acute threat of possible further Russian aggression," according to a State Department readout
An evacuation plan has been approved in Kyiv, - Klitschko said2 year ago
An evacuation plan has been approved in Kyiv, - Klitschko said
Global Hawk FORTE12 airborne for late night mission2 year ago
Global Hawk FORTE12 airborne for late night mission
2 year ago
Putin and Biden plan to have a phone call on the evening of February 12, it will take place at the request of the American side - Kremlin
Two independent sources claim US utilities companies are placed on high alert, following peaks of malware deployment at many of them in the last days. Expectation is for simultaneous muscle-flexing cyber attacks on US companies
.@thejointstaff Chair Gen Mark Milley also held calls with: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Britain. Topics included "ongoing coordination during the adjustment of US force posture in Europe"
Call between @thejointstaff Chair Gen Mark Milley & Chair of the @NATO Military Committee Adm. Rob Bauer Per US, they "discussed NATO's current operations and ongoing coordination during the adjustment of US force posture in Europe"
US readout of call between @thejointstaff Chair Gen Mark Milley & Chief of Russian General Staff Gen Valery Gerasimov They discussed "several security-related issues of concern" but "have agreed to keep the specific details of their conversation private"
2 year ago
US State Department is calling US citizens here in Ukraine and telling them they should leave the country immediately. It's not an automated message. A real person is on the line asking if people have made travel arrangements. @Kiehart just got that call here in Kyiv
One source from today's North Atlantic Council: "the situation is really serious, really worrying but not yet fatal". "next week will be decisive". Another NAC on Monday but ambassadors are on standby to meet already on Sun
2 year ago
The Biden administration has made a decision to send 3,000 additional troops from the 82 Airborne to Poland in the coming days amid growing concern about Russia's growing military presence near Ukraine, U.S. officials tell Reuters
'Expect' Biden to call Putin soon. 'We are trying to stop a war,' national security adviser says
Sullivan: We're trying to prevent a war in Europe and protect our resources
Despite reports that Putin has made a decision to invade, @JakeSullivan46 says "our view is that we do not believe he has made any kind of final decision, or we don't know that he has made any final decision
White House national security adviser says a 'rapid assault' by Russian forces on Ukraine's capital city of Kyiv is a possibility
"We are not saying that a final decision has been taken by President Putin," Sullivan says, but stresses Russian military action could happen "any day now"
Sullivan takes a more urgent plea with Americans still in Ukraine: He said they should leave within the next 24-48 hours. "The risk is now high enough and the threat is immediate enough but prudence demands that it is the time to leave now," he says
NSA Sullivan says Americans in Ukraine should leave in the next 24-48 hours. He says if they stay they are "assuming risk." He notes aerial bombings and missile attacks would likely mark the beginning of a Russian invasion which would kill civilians, no matter their nationality
Possible Russia invasion of Ukraine - "I do want to be clear" per @JakeSullivan46 "It could begin during the olympics despite a lot of speculation that it would only happen after"
US National Security Adviser @JakeSullivan46 briefs reporters on Russia-Ukraine: "We are in the window where an invasion could begin at any time should Putin decide to order it" he says
2 year ago
The US is planning to pull its observers from the OSCE mission in Ukraine, sources say. The Biden admin is also discussing the possibility of further reducing the number of staff at the US Embassy in Kyiv, moving either out of country or further west
NATO ambassadors have convened a highly unusual Friday night meeting to discuss increased concerns about Russian military planning
2 year ago
British nationals in Ukraine should leave the country now, Foreign Office advises