[email protected] SecGen: We seek a better relationship with Russia, but the sanctions send a clear message that when Russia violates the rules, there are consequences. DefMin

Map. History of Europe conflict

26 September 2018
3 month ago
[email protected]: Why isn't the European Union and Canada informing the public that for years they have used massive Trade Tariffs and non-monetary Trade Barriers against the U.S. Totally unfair to our farmers, workers and companies. Take down your tariffs and barriers or we will more than match you.
Harjit Sajjan: Canada and Ukraine are close defence allies. We have deployed our @canadianforces to Ukraine to deliver training and capacity building programs, and we continue to strengthen this relationship with ongoing initiatives. Good to speak with Minister Stepan Poltorak
[email protected] for Macedonian issue:The U.S. continues to support ongoing UN-led talks on resolving the Macedonia name issue. We are encouraging the leaders to find a mutually agreeable solution, in the interest of Euro-Atlantic integration, economic prosperity, peace, and security
3 month ago
Turkey has said it is refusing to recognise Russia's annexation of Crimea, supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
And here's the foreign secretary on Putin, Russia and May's proposal to the G7 for an international rapid reaction force3 month ago
And here's the foreign secretary on Putin, Russia and May's proposal to the G7 for an international rapid reaction force
Royal Navy Trafalgar Class submarine passing Gourock inbound for Faslane this morning3 month ago
Royal Navy Trafalgar Class submarine passing Gourock inbound for Faslane this morning
Toomas Hendrik Ilves: Yes, I can confirm, I have been informed that I have joined my friends Senator @SenJohnMcCain and Ambassador Michael @McFaul and been banned from visiting Russia. As I was in the 1980s, back in the USSR.
3 month ago
Shelling at North-East of Mariupol
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"National Druzhini" destroyed Roma people camp at Holosiyivskiy forest in Kyiv
National Druzhini destroyed Roma people camp at Holosiyivskiy forest in Kyiv
3 month ago
[email protected] SecGen: Despite differences, we have been able to unite around our mission and strengthen our alliance. NATO is united.
3 month ago
[email protected] SecGen: We seek a better relationship with Russia, but the sanctions send a clear message that when Russia violates the rules, there are consequences. DefMin
3 month ago
[email protected] SecGen: New Joint Force Command for the Atlantic will be based in Norfolk, VA. to assure we have the right forces in the right places at the right time.
@OSCE_SMM visited the village of Chyhari today and confirmed that about 25 persons (including 4 children) are still permanently residing there. Main needs are food and electric power. 13 houses are burned down. All the private vehicles have been taken out of the village.
3 month ago
Alexander Hug, the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), will hold a news briefing on Friday video link from eastern Ukraine ⤵️
The European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says it is "difficult" to see how the UK's backstop proposal for the Irish border after Brexit will deliver a "workable solution"
3 month ago
Explosions heard in Tartus are a result of Russian Navy training off the coast of the city.
3 month ago
RAF Typhoons will be based in Iceland for the first time next year for an air-policing deployment, @GavinWilliamson has announced
3 month ago
The Armenian parliament approved Nikol Pashinyan's government program with 62 in favor and 39 against votes.
Russia making inroads also in Agentina and in Peru with sales of vehicles due to "some very unhelpful propaganda that came out of Russia" says @ADMKurtWTidd "It's competition that's going on and we've got to be on the field of play"
"China especially but also Russia are competing in that space to offer deals at prices that undercut the type of equipment that we would be interested in providing" says Adm Tidd on arms sales to LatAam "Everybody's got budget challenges"
Poland says US ambassador nominee's words are not acceptable
Latin American countries watching out for Russia influence campaigns "They have very serious concerns" per @southcomwatch's Adm Tidd "Our partners throughout the region who have elections, very important elections, both recently and in the future, all are very concerned"
3 month ago
Putin on Western officials who complain about US hegemony: "A few months ago, former German finance ministry publicly said that German Federative Republic has never been a fully sovereign state after 1945".
Divided by Trump, NATO seeks unified front against Russia
"We also see very, very aggressive efforts to sell military hardware in the region" @ADMKurtWTidd says of Russia in Central/South America "Oftentimes those types of deals come without the sort of typical strings attached in terms of end use"
"We can't wage a trade war between friends," says @EmmanuelMacron, adding he'll try with other G7 members to convince @POTUS to normalize trade relations
"Right here, far closer to home there is competition going on" @ADMKurtWTidd says of Russia China "It's competition for influence and the singlemost important thing we can do is compete ourselves"
EU's Barnier to speak on Brexit talks on Friday
3 month ago
While Navalny is in prison, his colleagues break the story on Leonid Slutsky, a senior Duma MP on foreign affairs committee. A serial sex abuser, he appears to be owning a luxurious penthouse which he received as a bribe, according to developer who built the apartment block.
While Navalny is in prison, his colleagues break the story on Leonid Slutsky, a senior Duma MP on foreign affairs committee. A serial sex abuser, he appears to be owning a luxurious penthouse which he received as a bribe, according to developer who built the apartment block.
US Southern Command worried about Russia-China across LatinAmerica "We can't just pay attention to what they're doing in Europe or in the SouthChinaSea" @southcomwatch Cmdr @ADMKurtWTidd tells reporters
Macron says perhaps Trump doesn't care about being isolated but 'we as a G6 represent a real force'
US tariffs will have adverse effects on American workers: Trudeau and Macron
G7 leaders must not be afraid to reach agreements without US, Macron says
3 month ago
Turkey suspends migrant readmission deal with Greece, Hurriyet reports, days after Greece released from prison four Turkish soldiers accused of being involved in the 2016 coup attempt
@USNATO: Important meeting on Ukraine today. Russia's illegal invasion and annexation of Crimea and its decapture campaign to destabilize Ukraine must stop. US welcomes Ukraine NATO membership aspirations and urges Kyiv to continue progress in its reform agenda
3 month ago
Russia's Putin says all Russian plans in Iraq's Kurdistan are in accordance with law
3 month ago
Syria Express - airborne from Moscow CKL heading to Latakia Air Base Russia Russian Air Force IL62 RA86561 RFF7335
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Putin warns Ukraine against military action in Donbas during World Cup
@MichelBarnier: I welcome publication of UK proposal on customs aspects of IE/NI backstop. We will examine it with 3 questions: is it a workable solution to avoid a hard border? Does it respect the integrity of the SM/CU? Is it an all-weather backstop?
Joint Forces Press Center: during blast of explosive device civilians were wounded at occupied Holubivka village. Calls it a provocation from Russian occupation forces
3 month ago
Putin: I'm on first-name basis with most world leaders: I use informal "ty" with Abe, Merkel, Macron; formal "vy" with Zeman, he's older than me.
Ikea sets new goals to cut greenhouse emissions even further by 2030 and to make products only from recyclable and renewable materials
3 month ago
Turkey says it is suspending migrant readmission agreement with Greece.
3 month ago
Announcement comes after Greece released from prison four Turkish soldiers who fled there after 2016 attempted coup
3 month ago
Russia won't exchange Crimean political prisoner Sentsov for Russian reporter - Putin
US Secretary of Defense Mattis has arrived at NATO Headquarters for Defense Ministerial meetings. He will meet with Defense Ministers of other NATO countries and discuss critical issues related to Transatlantic security in preparation for the NATO summit
TV host Kirill Kleymyonov asks Putin What advice from your father would you pass on to your grandchildren? The answer - Not to lie,3 month ago
TV host Kirill Kleymyonov asks Putin "What advice from your father would you pass on to your grandchildren?" The answer - "Not to lie,"
The European Parliament will debate and vote on a resolution on human rights in Russia and esp the case of Sentsov on 14 June - the day the #2018FIFAWORLDCUP starts
3 month ago
Putin says Russia not yet planning to withdraw from Syria
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says Brexit backstop agreement cannot be time-limited by a date
3 month ago
During World Cup 2018, Russia can stage terrorist attacks to blame Ukraine - Hrytsak
3 month ago
"The West does not recognize Assad. Why do you recognize Poroshenko?" Putin: An interesting question.
3 month ago
Putin: The hypersonic missile "Kinzhal" and the laser complex are already in service, in 2019 they will deploy the hypersonic missile "Avangard", in 2020 - ICBM "Sarmat"
3 month ago
The British government has proposed ending a temporary customs arrangement by 31 December 2021
3 month ago
Putin: Russia should simplify the acquisition of Russian citizenship for residents of "LNR and DNR"
3 month ago
The Metropolitan Police says it could consider health and safety breaches over the 'stay put' policy used by the London Fire Brigade during the Grenfell Tower Fire
3 month ago
No UK ministers will be resigning over Brexit backstop - BBC
We'll also meet with our @ResoluteSupport partners: we are stepping up our support for Afghanistan – with both forces and funding – @jensstoltenberg
On NATO - EU cooperation: we are working together to identify and remove obstacles to the rapid deployment of forces in Europe – @jensstoltenberg
We will discuss our progress in cyber defence, maritime security + our efforts to achieve more defence spending - @jensstoltenberg
The remains found in Vilnius cemetery have been confirmed as that of Adolfas Ramanauskas – Vanagas, the leader of Lithuanian partisans who fought a guerrilla war against the Soviet occupation in 1944-1953
DefMin will discuss NATO summit preparations and decide on an increase in personnel and the locations for 2 new commands + a NATO Readiness Initiative - @jensstoltenberg
3 month ago
Putin calls the war he fomented in eastern Ukraine "a great tragedy" and tells a woman who says she fled the war-torn region to Russia's Rostov that the government will try to solve the citizenship problem for her and others.
3 month ago
And again Putin says Russians and Ukrainians are "practically the same people."
3 month ago
Senior fire officers could face charges over the 'stay put' policy that advised people to remain inside the Grenfell Tower, the Metropolitan Police has said
France warns Donald Trump it won't sign a joint G-7 statement unless he backs down on several issues
6 reportedly wounded as minibus got under shelling near Holubivka of Luhansk region
3 month ago
Ukrainian parliament votes to dismiss respected finance minister
3 month ago
Theresa May's 'backstop' customs plan would result in 'Hotel California' Brexit, warn Tory Eurosceptics
3 month ago
Ukraine's parliament has voted for Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk's dismissal.
3 month ago
Nine arrested over Grenfell Tower fire fraud allegations
3 month ago
Putin says Russian businessmen being persecuted in countries like Britain
3 month ago
Workers on South Western Railway are to stage a three-day strike from June 21 in the long-running dispute over the role of guards, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union says
3 month ago
David Davis has been called back to see Theresa May for crisis talks on Brexit, BBC reports
3 month ago
David Davis is ex SAS He's trained to survive. He's also trained to take people out
3 month ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May has held "constructive" talks with Brexit Secretary David Davis and expects him to remain in his role
Stockholm lorry attacker jailed for life after killing five people
3 month ago
Ilham Aliyev:Nagorno-Karabakh is an inalienable part of Azerbaijan. The whole world recognizes the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.
Russian Military OPEN SKIES RF64525 TU214 surveillance platform operating close to the eastern border of Ukraine, over Taganrog
Ukrainian Minister of internal affairs: Minsk process is dead3 month ago
Ukrainian Minister of internal affairs: Minsk process is dead
3 month ago
Putin on the Skripals: it couldn't have been a military grade nerve agent because they've survived. Russia still wants consular access to them.
3 month ago
Putin about the provocations at the Donbass during the World Cup 2018: This will not happen. And if it happens, it will have serious consequences for the Ukrainian statehood
13 US military wounded as result of road accident near Kaunas, Lithuania
3 month ago
Putin replies to Prilepin that if Ukraine starts military actions then there will be a threat to its sovereignty.
Russian writer and terrorist Zakhar Prilepin calls into Putin's direct line to say that Ukraine will start active military measures during the World Cup.3 month ago
Russian writer and terrorist Zakhar Prilepin calls into Putin's direct line to say that Ukraine will start active military measures during the World Cup.
3 month ago
Putin says Kyiv doesn't want to end or solve the conflict in eastern Ukraine because they dont' want voters in Luhansk or Donetsk.
3 month ago
Verkhovna Rada voted to create the Supreme Anticorruption Court. 315 MPs voted fot it
315 for. Ukrainian parliament votes for Supreme Anti-Corruption court3 month ago
315 for. Ukrainian parliament votes for Supreme Anti-Corruption court
3 month ago
Russia's Putin says "we want consular access to Yulia Skripal" and requests to take part in the investigation
3 month ago
Putin: "The US itself imposed sanctions against Canada and Mexico. And did they really annex Crimea? As many of our partners say about us."
First official photo of new Spanish government meeting King Felipe at Zarzuela Palace this morning
3 month ago
AfD urges German government to prevent euro zone becoming liability union
Pablo Iglesias is not happy with Pedro Sánchez. Says PSOE has forgotten about Podemos "in less than 24 hours".
3 month ago
TASS: Putin rejects a suggestion to introduce sanctions on Latvia.
Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of @Armenia @ZMnatsakanyan have met in Moscow3 month ago
Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of @Armenia @ZMnatsakanyan have met in Moscow
3 month ago
Putin asked: "Will there be a Third World War?" He replies: "Fear of mutual annihilation always restrained the top military powersit's time to sit down at the negotiating table, work out a plan for European security."
Residents of Makhachkala and Kaspiysk came to the building of Dagestani government demanding to stop the demolition of their houses.
Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov arrived to UAE yesterday. The visit comes after AbuDhabi CP Mohammed bin Zayed an-Nahyan visit to Russia on June 1.
3 month ago
Turchynov: Russia pushed troops and four missile brigades to the borders with Ukraine
3 month ago
Question social media to Putin: "Russia has a tradition: a newly elected president announces a prisoner amnesty. Will there be one?" Putin: "I don't know that tradition. I don't think we have that."
Putin warns governors not to turn refurbished stadiums into open-air markets after World Cup.3 month ago
Putin warns governors not to turn refurbished stadiums into open-air markets after World Cup.
3 month ago
Netanyahu: 'We have to smash Iran's cash machine'
El País: "Sánchez promises modernising pro-European government".
3 month ago
High-ranking officials detained in Belarus. They are suspected of receiving large bribes
3 month ago
Speaking about possible tax hikes, Putin says Russia needs to "streamline the tax system."
SBU denied information about explosion near their HQ in Chernivtsky, says someone thrown peace of soap into garbage bin
Explosion reported near SBU HQ in Chernivtsi region, no words on casualties
Russian TV right now: Putin appearing for his annual live call-in show with Russians. This time governors and heads of state companies are joining in what looks like a massive Google Hangout3 month ago
Russian TV right now: Putin appearing for his annual live call-in show with Russians. This time governors and heads of state companies are joining in what looks like a massive Google Hangout
Direct line with Putin begins in Russia.3 month ago
"Direct line" with Putin begins in Russia.
Spain swears in new cabinet with record number of women, most of any other place in Europe
3 month ago
Britain's Supreme Court says cannot rule on Northern Ireland abortion law appeal
3 month ago
Government will respond to Lords' amendment on environmental protection post-Brexit, says Gove
A fifth and final KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California, arrived at Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, Ukraine, June 7, 2018.
Inés Zorreguieta, 33, youngest sister of Máxima, Queen of the Netherlands, has been found dead in Buenos Aires of suicide.
Pashinyan is presenting the new governments program:  In short he addressed how the selfish oligarchic elites have thuggishly bastardised human rights and equality, saying they have been responsible for systemic inequality in Armenia for 20 years.3 month ago
Pashinyan is presenting the new governments program: In short he addressed how the selfish oligarchic elites have thuggishly bastardised human rights and equality, saying they have been responsible for systemic inequality in Armenia for 20 years.
3 month ago
Azerbaijan accused Armenia in 87 ceasefire violations in last 24 hours
3 month ago
UK Brexit Secretary David Davis's warning about the risks of launching big projects with "many unknowns"
3 month ago
UK ministers to meet to hammer out agreement on Brexit backstop
3 month ago
Britain has gone 9 days without wind power
President Poroshenko speaks at Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine3 month ago
President Poroshenko speaks at Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Dmitri Borisov has been released after a year in prison for participating in the protest in Moscow on March 26 last year.3 month ago
Dmitri Borisov has been released after a year in prison for participating in the protest in Moscow on March 26 last year.
3 month ago
Murder arrest over death of 100-year-old handbag mugging victim
3 month ago
NSDC of Ukraine to allow manufacturers of weapons and arms direct import into Ukraine - Turchynov
3 month ago
Donetsk Water Treatment plant is out of power again after clashes last night(at 10pm)
Tens of thousands of people protesting a suggested compromise solution over the renaming of the neighbouring country of Macedonia have rallied across 23 cities in northern Greece3 month ago
Tens of thousands of people protesting a suggested compromise solution over the renaming of the neighbouring country of Macedonia have rallied across 23 cities in northern Greece
3 month ago
Top U.S., Russian military officers to meet in Helsinki
3 month ago
25 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 2 soldiers were killed, 2 were wounded
Ukrainian soldiers assigned to the 1st Tank Company, 14th Mechanized Brigade complete the Defensive Operations Lane during the Strong Europe Tank Challenge
Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Wednesday unveiled a new pro-EU government with the most women in modern history, with 11 female and six male ministers
3 month ago
Italy's Conte wins parliamentary backing, promises tough EU talks
"We're in the process of briefings and discussions here," replies @larry_kudlow to question on apparent lack of a pro-active US agenda for G7 Charlevoix
"Don't blame Trump, blame the nations that have broken away from those conditions" set by GATT and @wto," says @larry_kudlow. "It was a good systembut that system has been broken in the last 20 years plus."
"We're talking everything through. There may be disagreements. I regard this much like a family quarrel," says @larry_kudlow of upcoming G7 Summit
Spain's new prime minister appoints cabinet with majority of women
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not expect the dispute with European allies over US import tariffs to damage military and security relations:
Briefing on G7 summit underway with @larry_kudlow.
3 month ago
UK 'backstop' plan for border still being discussed - Davis
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