21 January 2022
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President Biden will meet with his national security team this weekend at Camp David, WH press secretary Jen Psaki said. Asked if another summit is necessary between Biden and Putin, she said that has not been decided but the president is open to one
NATO rejects Russia's demands to withdraw forces from Bulgaria and Romania, saying the alliance "will not renounce its ability to protect and defend each other, including with the presence of troops in the eastern part of the Alliance."
Psaki says the administration has notified Congress of the US' intent to deliver Mi-17 helicopters to Ukraine
[email protected] confirms that @SecBlinken statement that "whether it's 1 Russian soldier or 1000 crossing the border it's an attack" is "the President's policy that he has directed to his Secretary of State”
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Czech defence minister says she will propose artillery ammunition shipment to Ukraine - Reuters news
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Defense Minister of Latvia: The Baltic states will send "Stinger" and "Javelin" systems, as well as various individual equipment to help Ukraine to strengthen its defences. I strongly urge Russia to de-escalate situation at the border with Ukraine and respect its sovereignty
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Spokesperson for the National Security Council denies @RND_de the Spiegel report on Biden/Scholz: "This report is false. It did not happen and is totally made up. The German side has proposed dates and we are responding to them. We look forward to welcoming the Chancellor to the United States in February.
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Troops of the Eastern Military District, Russian Aerospace Forces and Russsian Airborne Forces will take part in joint exercises with Belarus — Ministry of Defense of Belarus
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Canada is giving Ukraine a loan of $120-million dollars as it faces Russian aggressions at its border
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Ukraine security services accuse Russia of false bomb threat campaign aimed to 'sow alarm and panic'
Bulgaria in response to Russia says it decides itself on its defence with NATO allies
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Bloomberg: The U.S. is weighing whether to evacuate family members of diplomats stationed in Ukraine, sources tell @AlbertoNardelli and @nwadhams. Announcement expected in the coming days
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The Bank of Russia received bomb threat, the staff was evacuated, an inspection is underway, the press service of the regulator reports.
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Senior EU official says we are on the right track for final agreement in Iran nuclear talks in Vienna
President Duda: I told the President @ZelenskyyUa that Ukraine can count on our country's support. Poland rejects the concept of spheres of influence and supports full Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine. Thank you very much for this valuable visit and constructive consultation4 hour ago
President Duda: I told the President @ZelenskyyUa that Ukraine can count on our country's support. Poland rejects the concept of spheres of influence and supports full Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine. Thank you very much for this valuable visit and constructive consultation
Iran chief negotiator @Bagheri_Kani met EU's @enriquemora_ and Russia chief negotiator @Amb_Ulyanov today on Friday4 hour ago
Iran chief negotiator @Bagheri_Kani met EU's @enriquemora_ and Russia chief negotiator @Amb_Ulyanov today on Friday
Blinken says he asked Lavrov to describe how Russian side believes its actions have advanced Russia's interests - references increased support in Ukraine for alignment with West
Blinken: "Sometimes we and Russia have different interpretations of history"
Blinken on a possible Biden-Putin summit: "If it proves useful and productive for the two presidents to meet to talk, to engage to try to carry things forward, I think we're fully prepared to do that"
Blinken says Russia's buildup gives it the ability to attack Ukraine from south, east and north
Asked to explain Biden's reasoning for ruling out US troops in Ukraine in case of invasion, Blinken says "Ukraine is a very valued partner of the US and other countries in Europe as well, but our Article V commitment extends to NATO allies. And Ukraine is not a member of NATO"
33 trains with military equipment and Russian servicemen have arrived in Belarus over the past week. Such data is provided by the telegram channel "Community of Railway workers." The total number of trains with Russian military equipment that will arrive in Belarus is 200 trains
Blinken says Lavrov repeated denial of plans to invade Ukraine. "But it is deeds and actions" that US will judge, he says, asks Russia to redeploy forces from near Ukraine's border (which Lavrov just a little while ago said was none of America's business since inside Russia)
After meeting with Lavrov in Geneva, @SecBlinken reiterates that there is "no trade space" on Ukraine's right to choose it's own path. Also makes clear that in terms of agreements, "nothing about NATO without NATO" & "nothing about Ukraine without Ukraine
Blinken says US will consult with allies and then provide Russia written responses to its security proposals - after which he'll talk again to Lavrov
Blinken says he believes they can move forward on agreements on condition of "Russia stopping its aggression toward Ukraine"
"We've been clear. If any Russian military forces move across Ukraine's border, that's a renewed invasion. It will be met with swift, severe and a united response from the United States and our partners and allies," @SecBlinken says after Lavrov meeting
[email protected] "This was not a negotiation, but a candid exchange of concerns and ideas"
"There is no trade space there - none" he says of Ukrainians' right to decide their future, Blinken says
On Russia's security concerns, Blinken says US ready to take steps on a reciprocal basis
[email protected], speaking to media after Lavrov meeting, says Russia "has an extensive playbook short of aggression" including cyber and paramilitary ops. Says such actions will be met with united Western response
Military echelon filmed in Rechytsa5 hour ago
Military echelon filmed in Rechytsa
Romania foreign ministry says Russian demand for NATO troop removal 'unacceptable'
NATO's actions towards Ukraine clearly demonstrate that the alliance considers it as a zone of its influence, - said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
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Lukashenka: neither we nor the Russians want to fight. But if they start deploying armies against us, intimidate us, we'll show them enough is enough
Foreign minister Lavrov says Russia has 'never' threatened 'Ukrainian people'
Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation led by Representative of the French Presidency of the EU Council, Adviser to the French Presidential Staff, and EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia
Lavrov: Russophobic minority of Baltic countries and Poland define anti-Russian policy of NATO and EU
Lavrov says that the Russian experience of dealing with the West on security issues is full with cases of broken promises
Lavrov said today's meeting with Blinken in Geneva was intermediate, could be another meeting between FMs after written response received
Lavrov on threats to Ukraine: who is threatening whom, - it is a big question. Says Russia is not going to attack Ukraine
Lavrov: Blinken promised to provide a written response to security proposals next week
It seems that equipment has been placed at the Obuz-Lesnovsky firing range in Baranovichi. Image by Santinel today6 hour ago
It seems that equipment has been placed at the Obuz-Lesnovsky firing range in Baranovichi. Image by Santinel today
Lavrov-Blinken meeting in Geneva concluded after 1.5 hours
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Putin Convened Russian Security Council. Discussed additional measures to combat future floods and improve fire safety
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Shoigu invited British Defense Minister Ben Wallace to Moscow to discuss security issues, - the Russian Defense Ministry said
RQ-4 drone is paying very close attention to the border with Belarus6 hour ago
RQ-4 drone is paying very close attention to the border with Belarus
Russian Deputy FM Ryabkov: If Russia is disappointed with the West's response to its security proposals, it will have to make serious political decisions
EU ambassadors have agreed on council conclusions on Ukraine & Russia to be adopted by EU for mins on Mon. as expected, it includes "the council reiterates that any further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine will have massive consequences & severe costs
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Lukashenka says that the referendum on the new Constitution of Belarus(set on 27th Feb) may not take place only in case of war
Asipovichy. A Russian train with military equipment was spotted yesterday (20.01). In addition, there were more than 10 reserved seat cars of Russian Railways with soldiers of the Russian Federation at the station7 hour ago
Asipovichy. A Russian train with military equipment was spotted yesterday (20.01). In addition, there were more than 10 reserved seat cars of Russian Railways with soldiers of the Russian Federation at the station
It's best not to mess with us. - Lukashenka warned the West against trying to launch war on the Union State, added that Belarus and Russia do not want war7 hour ago
"It's best not to mess with us." - Lukashenka warned the West against trying to launch war on the Union State, added that Belarus and Russia do not want war
Sec. of State Blinken tells Russian foreign minister Lavrov US still seeking diplomatic solution on Ukraine
Now @SecBlinken concluding opening remarks asking about Trevor Reed and Americans detained in Russia, asking for Russia to let them come home
Blinken says he's here to present a United message from West
Lavrov to @SecBlinken: I heard one of your last statements when you said you do not expect a breakthrough at these negotiations. We do not expect a breakthrough either. What we do expect is complete answers to our proposals
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German chancellor Scholz turned down invite at short notice from U.S. president Biden to discuss Ukraine crisis - Spiegel
Blinken and Lavrov begin talks over Ukraine
In Washington Post interview President Zelensky says that Russia could attempt to occupy Kharkiv8 hour ago
In Washington Post interview President Zelensky says that Russia could attempt to occupy Kharkiv
RQ-4 drone watching Ukraine-Russia-Belarus border closely8 hour ago
RQ-4 drone watching Ukraine-Russia-Belarus border closely
Lukashenka at the military unit on the border of Ukraine claims that there are attempts to erase joint roots, Slavic ethnic soul from Ukrainians8 hour ago
Lukashenka at the military unit on the border of Ukraine claims that there are attempts to "erase joint roots, Slavic ethnic soul from Ukrainians"
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Lukashenka at military unit on the border of Ukraine repeating Russian propaganda: It is inappropriate for us that young men with Nazi swastika marching central Kyiv. We remember Khatyn massacre. Thats why we need to react here, on the southern border of our country
Ryabkov: we are not afraid of anyone, even of U.S.
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Putin and Maduro did not discuss by phone on Thursday the issue of the deployment of Russian military bases in Venezuela - Peskov
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Lukashenka, repeating Russian propaganda, falsely accused Ukrainian government in being unpredictable and adequate, because under external control. In such manner explaining need to deploy military units on the southern border of Belarus
Schools cancelled in Kerch after bomb threats
Ukraine intelligence says Russia actively recruiting mercenaries who are undergoing intensive training courses in training centers
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warn Russia will pay a "considerable and serious price" if it invades Ukraine. In a phone call Thursday, the two leaders agreed "further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine must be averted"
Russian Iskander missile systems are spotted in Asipovichy. The first reports that they were brought there for the drills were received last night.  The Asipovichy training ground was officially announced as the place for the drills9 hour ago
Russian Iskander missile systems are spotted in Asipovichy. The first reports that they were brought there for the drills were received last night. The Asipovichy training ground was officially announced as the place for the drills
Relations between Russia and the United States have approached a dangerous critical line - Russian Foreign Ministry
It is hardly possible to seriously talk about the revival or restoration of the USSR - Russian Foreign Ministry
The Russian Federation wants to normalize relations with Georgia, but this process should be "a two-way street," - Lavrov said
Surveillance missions over Ukraine: USAF C-135W Rivet Joint JAKE11 and USAF RQ4 Global Hawk UAVGH000 drone9 hour ago
Surveillance missions over Ukraine: USAF C-135W Rivet Joint JAKE11 and USAF RQ4 Global Hawk UAVGH000 drone
France and Germany would like to keep the Normandy format in its current form, - Russian FM Lavrov said about the possibility of US participation
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Lukashenka today visiting Luniniec district, to hold meeting on military topics
Russian security proposals involve the withdrawal of forces of other NATO countries from Bulgaria and Romania - Lavrov
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Germany says Russia will pay "considerable and serious price" for Ukraine aggression
The NATO Secretary General's statement about readiness to accept Finland and Sweden into the alliance is an external pressure on their policy, - Lavrov
USN maritime patrol aircraft P8 Poseidon AE67FE is on the mission over Black Sea10 hour ago
USN maritime patrol aircraft P8 Poseidon AE67FE is on the mission over Black Sea
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The German chancellor and the British prime minister discuss by phone the developments of tension between Russia and Ukraine
Polish Border Guard: Yesterday, 56 people tried to illegally cross Belarus - Poland Border. On the section of PSGPłaska 13 citizens of Iraq passed to Poland after the frozen surface of the Wiązowiec border lake. At Czeremcha, a group of 49 aggressive foreigners (including Iraq, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Yemen and Syria) assaulted the border10 hour ago
Polish Border Guard: Yesterday, 56 people tried to illegally cross Belarus - Poland Border. On the section of PSGPłaska 13 citizens of Iraq passed to Poland after the frozen surface of the Wiązowiec border lake. At Czeremcha, a group of 49 aggressive foreigners (including Iraq, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Yemen and Syria) assaulted the border
Joint Forces Operation: 5 ceasefire violations yesterday
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Two battalions of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems have begun redeployment to Belarus - Russian Ministry of Defense
Occupation administration of Simferopol decided to cancel classes in schools today due to bomb threats - Kryminform
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Two Tu-160s have conducted flight over the Arctic Ocean, the Barents and White Seas
Military echelon filmed in Bryansk
Military convoy filmed on Gomel-Kalinkovichi highway
Senator John Cornyn: Today, a bipartisan group of Senators and I introduced Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act in response to Russia's threats to Ukraine President Biden, there is no such thing as a "minor incursion" for Putin and his ambitions don't stop there
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#Camden A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed in north-west London. Police were called at 4:44pm to Rowley Way, NW8. London's Air Ambulance also attended. A crime remains on Abbey Road. No arrests. Police say the teenagers condition has been deemed as non-life threatening
The U.S. charged four Belarus officials with piracy in the forced landing of a Ryanair flight in Minsk, where the opposition journalist Roman Protasevich was seized
The Netherlands to deploy F-35s & make forces available for NATO defence. 2 Dutch F-35s will deploy in April & May to protect Bulgaria's airspace. An amphibious transport ship & 2 land-based units are also on standby
U.S. military's top officer spoke to his British counterpart by phone today, spokesman says. Gen. Milley's call follows reports that a small team of British commandos have deployed to Ukraine along with anti-tank weapons
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Search & Rescue assets deployed due to a Norwegian vessel in distress with people in lifeboats off the coast of Denmark Danish military have deployed a helicopter & HDMS Niels Juel 2 Swedish helicopters also deployed
A photo of the Ropucha-class Korolev landing ship followed by the Flamant (P 676) patrol boat during the transit of Russian ships across the English Channel21 hour ago
A photo of the Ropucha-class Korolev landing ship followed by the Flamant (P 676) patrol boat during the transit of Russian ships across the English Channel
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Secretary Blinken: Governments and citizens everywhere should care about what's happening in Ukraine. This is not a distant regional dispute or yet another example of Russian bullying. The principles at stake have made the world safer and more stable for decades
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A group of about 30 elite UK troops has arrived in Ukraine to help train Ukrainian military on new anti-tank weapons from UK. @TheRangerRegt troops flew out on military planes that airlifted anti-tank weapons during course of the week
US Secretary of State @SecBlinken met chancellor @OlafScholz in the chancellery in Berlin  Scholz' spokesperson @RegSprecher: The situation on the border with Russia remains very delicate. It's up to Russia to defuse the situation and withdraw its troops23 hour ago
US Secretary of State @SecBlinken met chancellor @OlafScholz in the chancellery in Berlin Scholz' spokesperson @RegSprecher: "The situation on the border with Russia remains very delicate. It's up to Russia to defuse the situation and withdraw its troops"
Spain has sent warships to join NATO naval forces in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea as tension in the region rises over the Russian military build-up on the Ukrainian border, Defence Minister Margarita Robles said on Thursday
A mine-sweeper is already en route and a frigate will sail within three or four days, Robles told reporters. The Madrid government is also considering sending fighter jets to Bulgaria, she said
Military echelon in Tyumen
Military equipment at Maslovka railway station near Voronezh today23 hour ago
Military equipment at Maslovka railway station near Voronezh today
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