25 May 2022
[email protected] "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 said3 month ago
An evacuation plan has been approved in Kyiv, - Klitschko said
Global Hawk FORTE12 airborne for late night mission3 month ago
Global Hawk FORTE12 airborne for late night mission
3 month 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
[email protected] 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"
3 month 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
3 month 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
3 month 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
3 month ago
British nationals in Ukraine should leave the country now, Foreign Office advises
3 month ago
The British government advises against all travel to Ukraine
The US believes Russian President Putin has decided to invade Ukraine, and communicated those plans to the Russian military
A Ukrainian skeleton athlete flashed a small sign that read " No War in Ukraine " to the cameras as he finished a run at the Beijing Olympics on Friday night, a plea for peace at a time of rising tensions - @AP
3 month ago
Moscow considers Kyiv's request for clarification about its military movements unacceptable
Stoltenberg: Took part in leaders' meeting hosted by @POTUS to address high risk of future aggression from Russia against Ukraine. We stand united & prepared for any scenario. NATO remains open for dialogue, while making sure we protect all Allies
EU staff evacuating Ukraine, according to several officials. Only essential staff being asked to stay
Currently, there are no grounds for evacuating documents from government agencies - secretary of NSDC of Ukraine Danilov
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has imposed sanctions against NASH TV channel for 5 years
3 month ago
The Norwegian Foreign Ministry is advising all Norwegians to leave Ukraine, in addition to urging people to avoid travel to Russia and Belarus - NRK
US and allies have new intel that suggests Russia could be planning to attack Ukraine prior to end of Olympics, contrary to previous assessments. New intel comes as officials have dramatically ramped up the urgency of public warnings related to Ukraine in past 24 hours
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel: Following the worsening of the situation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that Israeli citizens residing in Ukraine consider staying in the country and in any case avoid approaching hotspots. Recommends that Israeli citizens planning to come to Ukraine consider avoiding it at this time
Foreign Ministry of Israel has decided to evacuate the families of Israeli diplomats from Ukraine amid fears of escalating tensions with Russia
3 month ago
Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Gerasimov discussed international security issues with the head of the Committee of Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces Milley, - the Russian Defense Ministry said
3 month ago
UK Defense minister Wallace says we take it seriously when Shoigu says Russia will not invade Ukraine
WH national security adviser Jake Sullivan will join press sec Jen Psaki at today's briefing. Biden met national security team Thursday night in Sit Room to discuss what appears to be a worsening situation re Russia and Ukraine, per source
From the White House officials: At 11 AM, President Biden will hold a call with Transatlantic leaders today to discuss our shared concerns about Russia's continued buildup of military forces around Ukraine and continued coordination on both diplomacy and deterrence
3 month ago
Canadian Prime Minister's office: Biden will conduct a virtual discussion on Ukraine today with the leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Poland, the UK, Canada, the EU, and NATO
Long list of Black Sea Naval Training Missile And Gunnery Exercises areas  issued as NAVAREA III warnings now, active from 13th - 19th.  Area A corresponds with the area going from NW Crimea to south of Odesa3 month ago
Long list of Black Sea "Naval Training Missile And Gunnery Exercises" areas issued as NAVAREA III warnings now, active from 13th - 19th. Area A corresponds with the area going from NW Crimea to south of Odesa
Interestingly the Dutch government has decided to set up the "emergency support center" in Lviv, close to the Polish border, rather than Kyiv
U.S. Air Force moving F-16 fighter jets from Germany to Romania Friday amid Ukraine tensions
3 month ago
Russian minister says UK-Russia ties 'close to zero': reports
The Netherlands asks its citizens in Ukraine to leave the country as soon as possible
3 month ago
South Korea to ban travel to all regions of Ukraine amid looming conflict
3 month ago
Dutch Ambassador in Ukraine: 'Leave as soon as possible'
3 month ago
Foreign Ministry of Ukraine: We have officially invoked the risk reduction mechanism, according to Chapter III of the Vienna Document, and asked the Russian Federation to provide detailed explanations on military activities in the areas adjacent to Ukraine and the temporarily occupied Crimea
3 month ago
Japanese citizens should leave Ukraine immediately, advises @MofaJapan_jp
President of Romania: Together with NATO SG @jensstoltenberg I have visited today Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base - the same day the 1000 troops Stryker Battalion arrived to Romania
Military convoy filmed in downtown Donetsk
Head of occupation authorities in parts of Donetsk region says he would like to see Ukraine as part of Union State between Belarus and Russia
Security Service of Ukraine found ammunition cache in Luhansk region. More than 70 RGD-5 hand grenades were seized from it
Base in Yelna is being emptied3 month ago
Base in Yelna is being emptied
Defense Minister of Ukraine: Another 90 tons of USA ammunition for the @ArmedForcesUkr arrived today. The total weight of US military aid at the moment exceeded 1300 tons3 month ago
Defense Minister of Ukraine: Another 90 tons of USA ammunition for the @ArmedForcesUkr arrived today. The total weight of US military aid at the moment exceeded 1300 tons
Canadian Armed Forces C-17A Globemaster III CFC4037 en route to Lviv Ukraine from Riga Latvia
On the question to @SecBlinken what changed for the US to issue its new Ukraine security alert & whether they will put @USEmbassyKyiv on ordered departure. He said the US continues "to see very troubling signs of Russian escalation" and "an invasion could begin at any time."
Former President Poroshenko has arrived at Kyiv appeal court. His supporters also at the court3 month ago
Former President Poroshenko has arrived at Kyiv appeal court. His supporters also at the court
Occupation authorities in parts of Donetsk region claim they've downed another drone
Joint Forces Operation: 8 ceasefire violations yesterday
Blinken says Russian invasion of Ukraine could come 'any time', including during Olympics
EU line still is that there is "no reason" to evacuate from Kyiv at the moment
"Russia's ongoing threat to Ukraine & the support some countries have expressed for Moscow's dangerous actions is just the latest example of how these rules are being challenged and it underscores why we have to stand together to defend them," @SecBlinken says alongside the Quad
3 month ago
Andriy Yermak, the chief of staff to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, told a televised briefing that both sides would likely meet again soon and hoped for a breakthrough on prisoner exchanges and the opening of checkpoints in eastern Ukraine
3 month ago
Nearly nine hours of talks between Ukraine and Russia on Thursday failed to produce a breakthrough on signing a joint document, but both sides agreed to keep talking, the chief of staff to Ukraine's president said after the talks in Berlin
NBC Interview: Asked what scenario could prompt him to send troops to rescue Americans fleeing the country, Biden replied: "There's not. That's a world war when Americans and Russia start shooting at one another
"American citizens should leave [Ukraine] now," Biden told NBC. "It's not like we're dealing with a terrorist organization. We're dealing with one of the largest armies in the world. It's a very different situation and things could go crazy quickly"
3 month ago
Moscow hopes that Kyiv will have the prudence not to start hostilities, - Dmitry Kozak, deputy head of the Russian presidential administration, after the talks
No breakthroughs, no joint document. But it happened as it happened, - said Andriy Yermak after 9 hours of talks3 month ago
No breakthroughs, no joint document. But it happened as it happened, - said Andriy Yermak after 9 hours of talks
New @StateDept/@USEmbassyKyiv alert for Ukraine again tells US citizens to leave the country now. "If remaining in Ukraine, exercise increased caution due to crime, civil unrest, and potential combat operations should Russia take military action
New military camp near Novoozerne, Crimea3 month ago
New military camp near Novoozerne, Crimea
Russia suddenly abandoned the blockage of the Sea of ​​Azov3 month ago
Russia suddenly abandoned the blockage of the Sea of ​​Azov
Minister of Defense of Ukraine: Two more birds in Kyiv. Javelins, grenades & other defensive ammunition for @ArmedForcesUkr. 130 tons from U.S. was delivered today. In general now we got 15th birds with 1200 tones3 month ago
Minister of Defense of Ukraine: Two more birds in Kyiv. Javelins, grenades & other defensive ammunition for @ArmedForcesUkr. 130 tons from U.S. was delivered today. In general now we got 15th birds with 1200 tones
Images 15-18: near Kursk, Russia. (all from Maxar)3 month ago
Images 15-18: near Kursk, Russia. (all from Maxar)
New satellite imagery of Russian troop deployments from  Maxar, taken over past 24 hours. Images 1-4 from Crimea, Oktyabraskoye air field3 month ago
New satellite imagery of Russian troop deployments from Maxar, taken over past 24 hours. Images 1-4 from Crimea, Oktyabraskoye air field
First  @Maxar showing Oktyabrskoye airfield. The rest showing Novoozernoye buildup3 month ago
First @Maxar showing Oktyabrskoye airfield. The rest showing Novoozernoye buildup
Air Defense system 9K330 Tor filmed in Novyy Oskol3 month ago
Air Defense system 9K330 Tor filmed in Novyy Oskol
British Typhoon jets met up with American B-52 bombers off the coast of Scotland today to snap a few photos as the bombers arrived in the United Kingdom, here are a few of them3 month ago
British Typhoon jets met up with American B-52 bombers off the coast of Scotland today to snap a few photos as the bombers arrived in the United Kingdom, here are a few of them
3 month ago
The press conference of Andriy Yermak, head of Ukraine president's office and Ukraine’s representative at today's talks of Normandy four advisors in Berlin, has been delayed for 1,5h and is scheduled for 20:30 local time. The talks began at 13:00
Russia has already deployed nearly 100 of the military's 168 battalion-tactical groups and dispatched personnel and equipment from six of the seven Russian special operations units, called Spetsnaz, according to a US intelligence assessment
Military convoy with Iskander filmed today in Oryol region3 month ago
Military convoy with Iskander filmed today in Oryol region
3 month ago
Lavrov discussed by phone with the Italian Foreign Minister the situation in eastern Ukraine and the issue of security guarantees, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
New deployment at Krynychky firing range in Crimea3 month ago
New deployment at Krynychky firing range in Crimea
The Presidents of Poland and Ukraine @AndrzejDuda @ZelenskyyUa held consultations on the latest international talks and exchanged information. President Duda told Ukrainian leader about the Weimar Triangle summit and the talks in Beijing
Military convoy filmed in Suzemka of Bryansk region3 month ago
Military convoy filmed in Suzemka of Bryansk region
3 month ago
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of Ukraine in connection with the flag in the Dnipro city
Johnson: We support the sovereignty and security of Ukraine against the Russian escalation
Polish Defense Minister: Today, American F15 fighters have arrived at the air base in Łask, which will support the eastern flank as part of the NATOAirPolicing mission
Prime Minister @morawieckim after talks with @BorisJohnson: Putin's political goal is to break NATO, so we must show how united we are, because we are united
3 month ago
Pribytki air base south of Gomel: satellite images showing helicopters deployed as well as the usual equipment (tents and vehicles). + Construction work is underway at airfield
Tycoon Yaroslavsky left to London after reports that one of cars of his cortege hit and killed a person near Kharkiv last night and police summoned him in this case
3 month ago
Russian media report that meeting in Normandy Format on the level of advisors has started in Berlin
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian today about joint efforts by NATO Allies, EU partners, G7 members, and other partners to address Russia’s continued military build-up on Ukraine’s borders
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about continued coordination of the Transatlantic response to ongoing Russian threats against Ukraine
Meeting of Prime Ministers Morawiecki and Boris Johnson at the Chancellery of Prime Minister of Poland
3 month ago
MFA of Belarus sent protest note to Ukraine, demanding to return red-green flag in Dnipro city and to apologize
3 month ago
Minister of Defense of Ukraine appeals to international community to close ports for Russian vessels as response to Russian blockade of Azov Sea & Black Sea
3 month ago
U.S. B-52 bombers arrive in England for 'long-planned' mission: Air Force
Aviation missiles and Stinger MANPADS will be in Ukraine in a few days - the Prime Minister of Lithuania3 month ago
Aviation missiles and Stinger MANPADS will be in Ukraine in a few days - the Prime Minister of Lithuania
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