Kyiv believes hackers linked to Belarusian intelligence carried out a cyberattack that hit Ukrainian government websites and used malware similar to that used by a group tied to Russian intelligence. The strike was cover for more destructive actions behind the scenes
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. The Secretary and High Representative discussed their close coordination, alongside NATO Allies and European partners, to respond to Russia’s continued deeply troubling military buildup in and near Ukraine
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Swedish Air Force AEW heading east of Öland
There was an anonymous bomb threat against an airport in Kyiv today. A few other infrastructure points were closed down for the same reason few days ago.
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Interesting video found on TikTok, reportedly from Kemerovo train station were a lot of Russian soldiers gathered with baggage. It looks like civilian cars bringing them to the train station. Both videos uploaded around 20 hours ago
US Deputy Secretary of State: Scenarios of response with allies will cause severe and rapid pain to Russia
Ukrainian Military intelligence reports leaking container with ammonia was recently brought to Stirol Chemical plant in Horlivka by Russian forces
U.S. State Dept has held talks with international energy companies over contingency plans for European natural gas supply in case of Russia-Ukraine conflict - U.S. officials and industry sources
Joint Forces Operation: 2 ceasefire violations yesterday
A top Ukrainian security official says Friday's likely Russian cyber attack against Ukraine is a "textbook" move before a military attack. Asked if a new invasion might follow as early as Saturday? Oleksiy Danilov said: "It can happen on any day"
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spoke today with @NATO SecGen @JensStoltenberg to discuss this week's NATO-Russia Council. We are ready to meet with Russia again, but with the clear expectation of reciprocal dialogue and Russia's de-escalation of tensions
The cyberattack conducted against Ukrainian websites overnight was "relatively unsophisticated" says NSA Sullivan. US does not think all claims on Ukraine's foreign ministry website re data being leaked & grabbed have "borne out yet." US still getting to the bottom of it he says
Hackers who launched strikes against Ukrainian government websites appear to have used the software administration rights of a third party company that developed the sites, a top Ukrainian security official told Reuters on Friday
Investigation is still ongoing but the Security Service of Ukraine has obtained preliminary indicators suggesting that hacker groups associated with the Russian secret services may stand behind today's massive cyberattack on government websites
Bipartisan group of senators will travel to Ukraine on Sunday and return to D.C. on Tuesday, per two people familiar with the trip. Change in the Senate schedule allowed them to squeeze in the trip over the MLK weekend. The CODEL includes Shaheen, Portman, Murphy, & Cramer
Cyber-attack on Ukrainian government websites carried out through one 3rd party outsource IT company Kitsoft, which developed these websites using October CMS website content management system
Database of compulsory third-party car insurance of Ukraine is offline after it was targeted in cyberattack. Online sales of insurance policies suspended
says there's less than 200 US forces, members of the FL National Guard, who are on a training mission in Ukraine. "We will make sure our people are safe & secure
We have info that indicates Russia has already pre positioned a group of operatives to conduct a false flag operation in eastern Ukraine. The operatives are trained in urban warfare & using explosives to carry out acts of sabotage against Russia's own proxy forces. - @PressSec
Kirby: "We have information that [Russia has] pre-positioned a group of operatives to conduct what we call a "false flag" operation, an operation designed to look like an attack on them or their people - or Russian speaking people in Ukraine - as an excuse to go in
The Presidents of Ukraine and Azerbaijan signed a declaration between the countries on their readiness to support each other's sovereignty and territorial integrity
US government official: The White House requests an increase in the number of US military advisers and trainers in Ukraine
During the Erdogan-Johnson phone call, developments in Syria and Ukraine, as well as climate and refugee issues were discussed.
US, White House "don't have an attribution at this time" @WHNSC spox tells @VOANews "While we continue to assess the impact with the Ukrainians, it seems limited so far with websites coming back online.We will provide Ukraine with whatever support it needs to recover"
Ukraine National Security & Defense secretary tells @VOANews @MGongadze "only one country that can do it today on such a scale, it's the Russian Federation"
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Secretary General @HelgaSchmid_SG and I discussed Russia's ongoing aggression towards Ukraine and welcomed the Polish Chairman-in-Office @RauZbigniew's proposal to launch a revitalized discussion on European security at OSCE to reduce tensions
Ukrainian President has proposed meeting with presidents of Russia, Ukraine and the U.S - Kyiv
The US has information that indicates Russia has prepositioned a group of operatives to conduct a false-flag operation in eastern Ukraine, a US official told CNN on Friday, in an attempt to create a pretext for an invasion
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State Investigation Bureau of Ukraine: Court is expecting MP Petro Poroshenko on Monday at 11am
Ukrainian Information Ministry says "first data suggests" that today's cyberattack "was carried out by the Russian Federation." "Contrary to the allegations of the attackers, the leakage of data, including personal data, did not occur," the Ministry said
A top military chief in Sweden said Friday that there is increased Russian activity in the Baltic Sea which "deviates from the normal picture," leading the Scandinavian nation's military to raise its preparedness
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The President of Azerbaijan Aliyev announced new projects with Ukraine in energy and oil refining
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says "I strongly condemn" massive cyber attack on Ukraine and says in coming days NATO & Ukraine will sign an agreement on enhanced cyber cooperation, including Ukrainian access to NATO's malware information sharing platform
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Putin appointed Boris Gryzlov the new Russian Ambassador to Belarus
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UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace on a call with his Ukrainian counterpart "Any invasion by Russia would be a strategic mistake and will be met with severe consequences"
Statement of the Ministry of National Defense on the Onet.pl article "A gigantic data leak from the army": The case is being analyzed in detail by the services. It is being clarified whether a leak took place and whether the disclosed file was actually produced by the Polish Armed Forces.
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USAF E8C Joint STARS REDEYE6 active over #Ukraine.
Not just Ukrainian servers got hacked. In Poland 1,8 million data points of military equipment, units were put online. That is the state of Polish F-16s or the location of single soldiers. Reported by @OnetWiadomosci. This is big. Demands now that defense minister shall resign
A source with knowledge of recent cybersecurity initiatives in Ukraine told BuzzFeed News hours before the cyberattack that Kyiv & Washington had recently seen a "substantial uptick" in Russian cyber activity targeting Ukrainian systems & planting malware
Ukrainian Military Intelligence: Russian security services preparing provocation against Russian troops to blame Ukrainian military