11 August 2022
Secretary Blinken says Russia's ongoing build-up of forces near Ukraine "remains front and center" as he travels for meetings in Australia, Fiji & Hawaii. He tells us ERT Melbourne he'll remain in contact with foreign counterparts & DC throughout his trip
Reinforcements are now in the Black Sea 21:00UTC:Russian Navy Project775 Ropucha class LSTMs (tank carrying), Baltic Fleet's 71st Landing Ship Brigade's Kaliningrad 102, Minsk 127 & Korolev 130 transited Bosphorus and entered the Black Sea..@YorukIsik pix via @reuterspictures6 month ago
Reinforcements are now in the Black Sea 21:00UTC:Russian Navy Project775 Ropucha class LSTMs (tank carrying), Baltic Fleet's 71st Landing Ship Brigade's Kaliningrad 102, Minsk 127 & Korolev 130 transited Bosphorus and entered the Black [email protected] pix via @reuterspictures
Details about a phone call today between @JakeSullivan46 and @jensstoltenberg amid continuing concerns of further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine
Military convoy filmed near Millerovo, Rostov region6 month ago
Military convoy filmed near Millerovo, Rostov region
Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel Albares en route to Ukraine6 month ago
Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel Albares en route to #Ukraine
White House spokeswoman: We are working on several tracks regarding Ukraine crisis, but we prefer the diplomatic track
The White House: There are no secret European negotiations with Russia, and we are fully informed and coordinated with our European partners
Olaf Scholz: Our aim today within the Weimar Triangle is to de-escalate. We have specific tasks in this six-month period. France took over the presidency of the EU Council, Poland chairs the OSCE, and Germany chairs the G7 group6 month ago
Olaf Scholz: Our aim today within the Weimar Triangle is to de-escalate. We have specific tasks in this six-month period. France took over the presidency of the EU Council, Poland chairs the OSCE, and Germany chairs the G7 group
Website of media agency of occupation authorities in parts of Luhansk region was targeted in cyber-attack - statement
Meeting of Macron, Duda and Scholz in Berlin: Must prevent a war in Europe. -German Chancellor Scholz. Will leave no-one behind - Polish President Duda.  Need new security and stability for Europe - French President Macron.  Talks in Berlin now to de-brief and plan next step to stop escalation with Russia over Ukraine6 month ago
Meeting of Macron, Duda and Scholz in Berlin: Must "prevent a war in Europe." -German Chancellor Scholz. "Will leave no-one behind" - Polish President Duda. Need "new security and stability" for Europe - French President Macron. Talks in Berlin now to de-brief and plan next step to stop escalation with Russia over Ukraine
McConnell says German chancellor at dinner confirmed if there's a Russian invasion, Nord Stream 2 wouldn't go ahead. McConnell though says sanctions should be imposed ahead of time. "I don't think Putin will be deterred by any piece of legislation in the United States Senate
Today, at least 9 NATO and Swedish aircraft flew ISR sorties over Europe: US Army RC-12X (YANK01, YANK02); USAF RC-135V (HOMER21); USN P-8A (PS08x); RAF RC-135W (RRR7211), P-8As (STGRY01, GURNY02); Swedish S102B (SVF623); and an unidentified Turkish aircraft (TURAF42)6 month ago
Today, at least 9 NATO and Swedish aircraft flew ISR sorties over Europe: US Army RC-12X (YANK01, YANK02); USAF RC-135V (HOMER21); USN P-8A (PS08x); RAF RC-135W (RRR7211), P-8As (STGRY01, GURNY02); Swedish S102B (SVF623); and an unidentified Turkish aircraft (TURAF42)
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President of France: the goal of our actions is simple - avoid war, strengthen the unity of Europeans and defend the principles of Europe
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Poland's Duda says still possible to avoid war in Europe
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Germany, France, Poland 'united' in goal of keeping European peace: Scholz
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"Our shared goal is to stave off war in Europe" - Chancellor Scholz speaking alongside Macron and Duda
There's also been a @SecBlinken call with @mevlutcavusoglu about @NATO unity amid Russia aggression vs. Ukraine
Military convoy at Belgorod-Shebekino6 month ago
Military convoy at Belgorod-Shebekino
Self-propelled artillery at Pokrovskoye village in Rostov region
President @AndrzejDuda: This is probably the most difficult time since 1989 for the entire community of the West, for NATO, for the EU. The very intense actions of the Russian troops pointing to the possibility of an invasion of Ukraine, the ongoing maneuvers - all this indicates the need for joint action
Bastion-P anti-ship cruise missiles TELs filmed on the move today in Crimea6 month ago
Bastion-P anti-ship cruise missiles TELs filmed on the move today in Crimea
Occupation authorities in parts of Luhansk region of Ukraine claimed downing Ukrainian drone at Kalynove-Borschuvate
The government of Poland adopted a resolution on the free transfer to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of components of military property from the resources of the Polish Armed Forces
The first U.S. troops reinforcing NATO allies on the eastern flank following a Russian military build-up on Ukraine's border have arrived in Romania, Defence Minister Vasile Dincu said on Tuesday
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140,000 Russian troops now deployed on Ukraine's border, defense minister says
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The US representative at the OSCE says during the Vienna meeting today that Russia cannot call on the indivisibility of security without also offering this to Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine as well
Germany and Estonia handed over a brigade-level mobile field hospital for the Armed Forces of Ukraine6 month ago
Germany and Estonia handed over a brigade-level mobile field hospital for the Armed Forces of Ukraine
US Army C-12U-3 decending for Kyiv, after departing the US-led Multinational Training Mission in Ukraine, near Lviv6 month ago
US Army C-12U-3 decending for Kyiv, after departing the US-led Multinational Training Mission in Ukraine, near Lviv
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Zelenskiy: "Ukraine is very patient because it is wise and this is important not just for Ukraine, but for Europe, important for Russia.We will defend our country, our territory. Our patience affects these provocations, which we don't respond to; we conduct ourselves with dignity”
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Ukraine president says expects summit with Russian, French, German leaders 'in the near future'
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Kremlin denies Putin told Macron there will be no new manoeuvres near Ukraine
French President Macron asserts he has clear commitments from Zelenskyy and Putin to implement the Minsk agreements.   Macron also says Putin promised him he would not trigger an escalation nor keep troops in Belarus after joint exercises end6 month ago
French President Macron asserts he has clear commitments from Zelenskyy and Putin to implement the Minsk agreements. Macron also says Putin promised him he would not "trigger an escalation" nor keep troops in Belarus after joint exercises end
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French President: Putin and Zelensky confirmed their intention to continue implementing the Minsk agreements, and this is the path to peace
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Macron: The Russian President said he would respect the Minsk agreements
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Macron: Ukrainian President pledged to abide by the Minsk agreement
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Zelenksky throws Putin's "Sleeping Beauty" comment back at him: "As far as being patient, my beauty: Ukraine is very patient, because it is wise. our patience comes from defending our own country.. our patience comes from our wisdom"
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Macron: a meeting of the Normandy Format (Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine) will take place in Berlin on Thursday
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"I am here today to get an impression of what it means that there is still a war in the middle of Europe. And how urgent it is that we finally come to a solution to the conflict". Foreign Minister @abaerbock after her visit to the Ukraine contact line
Reinforcements for Black Sea Fleet, Russian Navy Project775 Ropucha class LSTMs (tank carrying), Baltic Fleet's 71st Landing Ship Brigade's Kaliningrad 102, Minsk 127 & Korolev 130 transited Dardanelles toward Marmara en route to Sevastopol. @YorukIsik pix via @reuterspictures6 month ago
Reinforcements for Black Sea Fleet, Russian Navy Project775 Ropucha class LSTMs (tank carrying), Baltic Fleet's 71st Landing Ship Brigade's Kaliningrad 102, Minsk 127 & Korolev 130 transited Dardanelles toward Marmara en route to Sevastopol. @YorukIsik pix via @reuterspictures
President Zelensky: Welcome to Ukraine @EmmanuelMacron. This is the first visit of the President of France to our country in 24 years. I'm convinced it will be fruitful for our states6 month ago
President Zelensky: Welcome to Ukraine @EmmanuelMacron. This is the first visit of the President of France to our country in 24 years. I'm convinced it will be fruitful for our states
Ministry of National Defense of Poland: Successive transports of U.S. equipment and troops reach Poland6 month ago
Ministry of National Defense of Poland: Successive transports of U.S. equipment and troops reach Poland
Royal Air Force (RAF) Boeing C-17A Globemaster III RRR6400 from Brize Norton over Kyiv6 month ago
Royal Air Force (RAF) Boeing C-17A Globemaster III RRR6400 from Brize Norton over Kyiv
US Army C-12U-3 Huron DUKE89 en route to Ukraine6 month ago
US Army C-12U-3 Huron DUKE89 en route to Ukraine
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Ukraine does not see the withdrawal of Russian troops, the security situation remains unchanged - FM Kuleba
Military convoy with servicemen from Chechnya filmed in Oryol region6 month ago
Military convoy with servicemen from Chechnya filmed in Oryol region
RAF BAe 146-200 RRR1509 en route to Ukraine from Warsaw
US navy P8 Poseidon AE6898 active off the coast of Crimea6 month ago
US navy P8 Poseidon AE6898 active off the coast of Crimea
6 month ago
FSB director: the service prevented attacks, some of which were prepared by members of cells of international terrorist organizations in Moscow, Crimea, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Stavropol Territory and Tver Region
Equipment appears to be leaving the Pogonovo base in Voronezh, unclear at this time where it has gone6 month ago
Equipment appears to be leaving the Pogonovo base in Voronezh, unclear at this time where it has gone
6 month ago
Six Russian naval ships are travelling to the Black Sea for drills - IFAX
We don't look away. We stand by Ukraine. - Foreign Minister @ABaerbock in eastern Ukraine at the so-called contact line near Mariupol6 month ago
"We don't look away. We stand by Ukraine." - Foreign Minister @ABaerbock in eastern Ukraine at the so-called contact line near Mariupol
Military at Vesela Lopan, Belgorod region6 month ago
Military at Vesela Lopan, Belgorod region
2x C17 Globemaster III RCH212/552 en route to Rzeszow  Poland6 month ago
2x C17 Globemaster III RCH212/552 en route to Rzeszow Poland
It's propaganda
Ukrainian special services are preparing a "staged terrorist attack" at one of the facilities with dangerous production in the east of the country, - Occupation authorities in parts of Luhansk region
Western Global 747 CMB328 (USTransCom) en route to Kyiv from Dover AFB, new batch of U.S. weapons to Ukraine6 month ago
Western Global 747 CMB328 (USTransCom) en route to Kyiv from Dover AFB, new batch of U.S. weapons to Ukraine
Another R-419L1 digital radio relay station spotted in Belgorod Oblast, in the village of Karaichnoe6 month ago
Another R-419L1 digital radio relay station spotted in Belgorod Oblast, in the village of Karaichnoe
French Air Force A330-243 CTM0021 en route to Kyiv Ukraine from Moscow6 month ago
French Air Force A330-243 CTM0021 en route to Kyiv Ukraine from Moscow
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Military exercises with Bayraktar drones, Javelins & NLAWs to be held in Ukraine from Feb 10-20, says Ukrainian DM Reznikov "They will take place at Rivne, Kovel, Ovruch, Shyroky Lan, Oleshkiv Sands, Chuhuev, Chernihiv, Sumy, Odesa grounds in parallel with Russian-Belarus drills
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Joint Forces Operation: 5 ceasefire violations. 1 Ukrainian serviceman wounded
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Russian Southern Military district launched exercise with armoured vehicles, missiles and artillery at 15 firing ranges. BTGs with enhanced companies involved, Caspian Fleet involved.
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French presidential source: Macron and Putin agreed that Russia will withdraw its forces from Belarus after the exercises
Earlier on Monday, Czech Air Force Airbus A319CJ reg. Czech Republic 3085 (498421) flew from Kharkiv to Kyiv Boryspil Airport, both in Ukraine: CEF5B6 month ago
Earlier on Monday, Czech Air Force Airbus A319CJ reg. Czech Republic 3085 (498421) flew from Kharkiv to Kyiv Boryspil Airport, both in Ukraine: CEF5B
"The transatlantic partnership is key for peace in Europe and this is what Putin also has to understand, that he will not be able to split European Union or to split NATO. We will act together," says German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on the threat of Russia invading Ukraine
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Putin does not consider that Russia violated the territorial integrity of Ukraine. "They seized power there by force, we were forced to protect the Crimeans"
6 month ago
Since February 2014, Russia has considered a coup d'état as the source of power in Ukraine, - Putin
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Putin: we understand that conventional power of NATO is more than Russia's one. But Russia is the top nuclear power. And there will be no winners in the war (in case of Ukraine in NATO, and will attempt to return Crimea with force)
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If Ukraine joins NATO and begins to return Crimea by military means, there will be no winners - Putin
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If Ukraine is in NATO and attacks Crimea, then there will be a conflict between the Russian Federation and the alliance - Putin
Macron: it is our shared responsibility to agree on concrete measures to stabilize the situation and consider de-escalation6 month ago
Macron: "it is our shared responsibility to agree on concrete measures to stabilize the situation and consider de-escalation"
6 month ago
Macron: We seek a permanent solution to the conflict in Donbass, and there is progress in implementing the ceasefire
Macron after his meeting with Putin: We are both aware of the gravity of the situation6 month ago
Macron after his meeting with Putin: "We are both aware of the gravity of the situation"
Macron: there is still time to preserve peace6 month ago
Macron: "there is still time" to preserve peace
6 month ago
Putin says 'possible' to move forward on some of Macron's proposals. To talk again about it on the phone, after Macron's trip to Kyiv
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Putin concerned that discrimination against the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine is enshrined in law
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Putin: We are ready to grant political asylum to people like Mr. Poroshenko in Russia
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Kyiv ignores all possibilities for the peaceful restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine through dialogue with the Donbass, - Putin
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Putin: Russia does not threaten any country, and we conducted military exercises inside our borders
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Ukraine's authorities set a course for the dismantling of the Minsk agreements - Putin
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NATO has designated us as an adversary - Putin
DHS updates terrorism bulletin in the wake of recent violent events and Russia-Ukraine tensions
Biden says US citizens should leave Ukraine now. "I think it would be wise to leave the country. I'm not talking about our diplomatic corps. I'm talking about the Americans there. I don't want them to get caught in the crossfire"
"If Russia makes a choice to further invade Ukraine, we are jointly ready and all of NATO is ready." President Biden says he and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz "developed a strong package of sanctions" if Russia "violates Ukraine's sovereignty"
"We are in a very difficult situation" with the "military threat" by Russia against Ukraine, says @OlafScholz, adding "it's a serious threat to European security
"We're ready to continue talks in good faith with Russia," says @POTUS alongside @OlafScholz, but "it cannot be business as usual if Russia further invades" Ukraine
The Pentagon: The invasion of Ukraine would be catastrophic for its people, and it would not be without losses for the Russian army
"We would certainly agree that another invasion of Ukraine would be disastrous" and "not cost free" for Russia, per @PentagonPresSec "It doesn't have to be that way. There's plenty of opportunity for Mr. Putin to do the right thing"
The Pentagon: Additional Russian forces are heading to the border with Ukraine and to Belarus
Pentagon says US continues to see sizable forces added by Russia along border with Ukraine
"We don't know exactly what he's planning" per @PentagonPresSec on Russia's Putin. Suggests Putin could still choose a diplomatic path to address standoff over Ukraine
Pentagon spokesman says no additional U.S. troops have been put on prepare to deploy orders
Kirby had no announcements to make regarding additional U.S. troop movements to Europe. "We have upwards of 80,000 troops already on the European continent, so there's a lot of capability that just already exists"
Continuing to see sizable forces being added by Russia along the border with Ukraine, @PentagonPresSec tells reporters
"It's a whole panoply of things we're looking at," says Pentagon spox John Kirby, noting that Russian President Putin continues to build not just combat but also logistics and sustainment capabilities near the border with Ukraine
US President Joe Biden said Monday at a meeting with Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz that the two countries are "in lockstep" on confronting Russia over Ukraine
US and Germany working together to NordStream2 doesn't proceed if Russia conducts further aggression against Ukraine, @PressSec replies to @WhiteHouse reporters. "If they invade it will not move forward"
Military convoy in Novoshakhtinsk, Rostov region6 month ago
Military convoy in Novoshakhtinsk, Rostov region
140k Russian troops are not massing on the border with Ukraine to "have tea", says EU foreign policy chief Borrell, speaking in DC with US Sec of State Blinken. At the same time, he insists there is still room for diplomacy
EU's @JosepBorrellF, speaking alongside @SecBlinken in visit to State Dept, says EU has been on 'speed dial mode' in recent weeks with US
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Ukraine's Foreign Minister: Russia is trying to create tension between the West and Ukraine
German chancellor: Russia will pay a heavy price if it invades Ukraine
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