21 January 2022
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Kremlin’s aide says that Biden promised Putin to discuss issue of non-enlargement of NATO to the east with allies
Blinken: The door to NATO will remain open to those who want to join it, according to specific criteria
White House press security Jen Psaki says U.S. is not at the point of releasing travel advisories, warnings for Americans in Ukraine amid Russian military build-up at border
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[email protected]: Contrary to news reports, U.S. gov't is not currently considering evacuations of government personnel or American citizens from Ukraine. We conduct normal contingency planning, as we always do, in the event the security situation severely deteriorates
The Biden admin is watching for the possibility that "Russia could actually use Belarusian territory to march on Ukraine and/or mask its forces as Belarusian forces," @UnderSecStateP tells SFRC
"Ultimately we will see in the days ahead thru actions, not thru words, what course of action Russia chooses" re Ukraine, per @JakeSullivan46
In the event Russia further invades Ukraine, US will be "looking to respond positively" to requests from Baltic allies, Romania, Poland, for "additional capabilities & potentially additional deployments"
Following Putin call, @POTUS spoke with leaders of France Germany Italy Britain "to consult on the way forward" per @JakeSullivan46, Other key allies, US lawmakers also getting briefed - call with Ukraine's @ZelenskyyUa scheduled for Thursday
Biden made no commitments or concessions to Putin about NATO, Sullivan says
Today @POTUS "looked President Putin in the eye" and told him the things US wasn't prepared to do in 2014 following the Crimea takeover it is "now prepared to do," @JakeSullivan46 tells @WhiteHouse reporters
"We still do not believe President Putin has made a decision" on a Ukraine invasion, says @JakeSullivan46
"We would provide additional defensive materiel to the Ukrainians above & beyond which are already proving" per @JakeSullivan46 "And we would fortify our @NATO allies on the Eastern flank with additional capabilities"
Potentially additional deployments of US forces to @NATO allies if Russia further invades Ukraine, confirms @JakeSullivan46
US National Security Adviser: Biden was clear with Putin and confirmed Washington's support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty
"There's a lot of work to do in the days ahead" and the US "will prepare for all contingencies" to respond to escalation from Russia "should they be required," states @JakeSullivan46
Nuland: US considering military response to Russian invasion of Ukraine: "We are talking about Day 1 measures, Day 5 measures. But it's important for President Putin to understand, that this will be different than it was in 2014 if he goes in
"The president will be speaking shortly with leaders of both house of Congress" about Russia, says @JakeSullivan46
In the call, @POTUS told Putin US would respond with "strong economic measures" and provide additional defensive materiel to Kyiv if Russia further invades Ukraine, @JakeSullivan46 tells reporters
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Putin urged not to shift responsibility, for the escalation of the situation around Ukraine, on Russia- Kremlin
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Putin told Biden that Russia is seriously interested in obtaining firm guarantees on NATO expansion eastward - Kremlin
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Putin in talks with Biden stressed NATO is making dangerous attempts to "conquer Ukrainian territory" - Kremlin
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Putin and Biden agree to order their representatives to engage in substantive consultations on sensitive issues - Kremlin
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Kremlin: Biden outlined to Putin prospect of sanctions that the United States and its allies would be ready to apply in the event of an escalation on the border with Ukraine
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Putin proposed Biden to nullify all restrictions on diplomatic missions - Kremlin
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Main topic of the call between Putin and Biden was Ukrainian crisis and the lack of progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements - Kremlin
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Kremlin: In a call, Putin and Biden expressed the opinion that Russia and the United States would continue the dialogue and necessary contacts
EU's @JosepBorrellF to Kosovo's @albinkurti : Agreement on CSM(Communities of Serb Municipalities) should be soon implemented
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And on Iran & North Korea, the UK's new military chief said Tehran could "soon" join Pyongyang in posing a "nuclear and ballistic missile threat" to the UK and its allies
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A credible source has confirmed that an arrest has been made in connection with the leaked footage of an F-35 crashing on take off from HMS Queen Elizabeth.
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Steregushchiy-class corvette Stoykiy launched anti-ship cruise missile in Baltic Sea as part of an exercise - Russian Baltic Sea Fleet
White House readout of Biden-Putin call: "The two presidents tasked their teams to follow up, and the U.S. will do so in close coordination with allies and partners
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French Foreign Minister: Our impression is that the Iranians want to stall the talks
[email protected] held a secure video call with President Putin of Russia today to discuss a range of topics in the U.S.-Russia relationship, including our concerns about Russian military activities on the border with Ukraine, cyber, and regional issues
White House: President Biden's secure video call with President Putin of Russia ended at 12:08 PM. (The White House previously said the call started at 10:07)
Talks between Putin and Biden concluded after 2 hours
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Protest in Yerevan after words of the speaker of Parliament that "Armenian POWs are deserters who surrendered their weapons"
This afternoon, @POTUS "will convene a call with President Macron of France, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Draghi of Italy, and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom following his call with President Putin," according to a @WhiteHouse statement
Russian forces shelled Mayorsk - there are damaged houses1 month ago
Russian forces shelled Mayorsk - there are damaged houses
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448 Ukrainian citizens were accepted into Belarusian citizenship. Lukashenka signed a decree
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Belarus imposed trade embargo on products from U.S, Canada, Great Britain and other countries
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UK PM's spokesman says pm Johnson and leaders from Germany, Italy France and U.S. Will hold call at 1800 GMT following meeting between U.S
One of the suspected killers of Khashoggi was arrested at Roissy airport near Paris as he was about to board a flight to Riyadh, according to RTL radio
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Russian media reports that online summit between Putin and Biden just started
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"The Biden administration is exploring options for a potential evacuation of US citizens from Ukraine if Russia were to invade the country and create a dire security situation, half a dozen sources tell CNN
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Iran nuclear proposals 'not a reasonable basis' for accord: France
We observe the exclusion of Ukraine and other Central and Eastern European countries from the US-Russia talks. It's just a mistake - says the deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs @paweljabIonski in an interview with @wirtualnapolska
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Reuters from Iranian media: Iran's nuclear talks with world powers will resume on Thursday
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Moscow: 2 dead in shooting at office center after conflict about facemask. Suspected shooter detained by police
Guerrillas, criminal gangs and police forces clash over the gold mines in El Callao. Insight Crime explains what the dispute is like in this region of Bolívar state: Dec 5
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Kosovo's Deputy Prime Minister Besnik Bislimi says that Serbia is still boosting Belgrade-run structures in Kosovo – and the EU-led dialogue won't make progress until they are dissolved
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Vučić: The Belgrade Tower will be completed by the end of the year, later the construction of the dome
European Union: The current Afghan authorities must be dealt with to provide aid
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417 Iraqi will leave Minsk for Erbil in next evacuation flight
Dublin Fire Brigade: Firefighters from HQ have cleared a localised flood in Irishtown. Road drains were located and cleared and the excess water quickly drained
Bosnia's state police arrested on Tuesday five persons who stand accused of committing war crimes against ethnic Serb civilians in Sarajevo
Vaccine mandates should be 'absolute last resort': WHO Europe1 month ago
Vaccine mandates should be 'absolute last resort': WHO Europe
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed on a residential road. The victim, 20, was found suffering knife wounds by a Texaco petrol station in Seven Sisters Road at 11pm on Monday
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Kremlin's spokesperson is not expecting any breakthrough from Putin-Biden call
Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations Ilyushin Il-76TD SUM9625 and Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76MD RA-86906 flying hospital heading South from Moscow1 month ago
Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations Ilyushin Il-76TD SUM9625 and Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76MD RA-86906 "flying hospital" heading South from Moscow
New joint patrol of Russian and Belarusian jet fighters of Belarusian border1 month ago
New joint patrol of Russian and Belarusian jet fighters of Belarusian border
The head of the Crimean branch of Aeroflot committed suicide in Simferopol
Polish Border Guards: 20 officers representing the Border Guard troops serve on the border with Greece in North Macedonia. Participants of the 11th edition of the joint operation under the command of Capt. SG Andrzej Samociuk from the Nadbużański Border Guard Unit, support the Macedonian Police in preventing illegal migration1 month ago
Polish Border Guards: 20 officers representing the Border Guard troops serve on the border with Greece in North Macedonia. Participants of the 11th edition of the joint operation under the command of Capt. SG Andrzej Samociuk from the Nadbużański Border Guard Unit, support the Macedonian Police in preventing illegal migration
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Joint Forces Operation: 5 ceasefire violations yesterday
German Government coalition just signed into action. Tomorrow @OlafScholz now certain to be elected new Chancellor in parliament.  This is the Moment the post-Merkel Era begins for real1 month ago
German Government coalition just signed into action. Tomorrow @OlafScholz now certain to be elected new Chancellor in parliament. This is the Moment the post-Merkel Era begins for real
US Army (Lasai) CL-600 ARTEMIS N488CR  active over the Black Sea1 month ago
US Army (Lasai) CL-600 ARTEMIS N488CR active over the Black Sea
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Black Sea Fleet exercises: Naval Infantry loaded on Ropucha-class LSTs Tsezar Kunikov and Novocherkassk for amphibious exercise at Opuk. Also NBC-training on "large landing, missile, anti-submarine and anti-mine ships
10 dead, 7 wounded in road accident with a bus and a truck in Chernyhiv region1 month ago
10 dead, 7 wounded in road accident with a bus and a truck in Chernyhiv region
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Polish Border Guard: Yesterday, recorded 116 attempts to cross Belarus-Poland border illegally. SG officers issued 25 decisions to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland. In the section protected by the Border Guard Post in Czeremcha, groups of 30 people crossed the border twice with the support of Belarusian services
US State Department: Blinken and Ukrainian President agreed to restore sovereignty over Crimea
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Downing Street says Boris Johnson and the leaders of the United States, Italy, France and Germany have agreed to present a "united front" against Russian threats towards Ukraine
Biden, Johnson, Macron, Merkel, Draghi discuss Ukraine ahead of Biden/Putin talks. Downing St1 month ago
Biden, Johnson, Macron, Merkel, Draghi discuss Ukraine ahead of Biden/Putin talks. Downing St
Ahead of the @POTUS-Putin call, @thejointstaff chairman meets virtually with @NATO military committee
Russia-Ukraine: "There's no reason for this to come to blows. There's no reason for this to become a conflict" per @PentagonPresSec "There's still space & time for diplomacy" he says, pointing to @SecDef's recent remarks
Russia-Ukraine: "We continue to see a build-up of Russian military forces. this build-up is concerning" per @PentagonPresSec, who adds Putin's intentions still "not entirely clear to us"
@Secdef did chair a mtg with key DoD leaders, including @thejointstaff's Gen. Mark Milley and @US_EUCOM Cmdr Gen Tod Wolters about developments re Russia-Ukraine
Sec Blinken is now speaking to Ukraine's President Zelensky, ahead of the Biden-Putin call tomorrow, says @StateDeptSpox
"Nothing has changed abt our commitment to making sure Ukraine has what its needs to defend itself" per @PentagonPresSec "We don't believe that conflict in inevitable here" he adds
Russia-Ukraine: "What we continue to see is added capability. added military capability" per @PentagonPresSec on moves by Russia's Putin along border with Ukraine
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Concerns about Russia military activities on the border with Ukraine will be a prominent part of Tuesday's discussion between @POTUS and Putin, says @PressSec
Military movements in Donetsk
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Orbán prepares for battle with the new German government. In a farewell note he wrote to Angela Merkel Orbán said the new German coalition was "pro-immigration, pro-gender, federalist with a pro German EU agenda: "We now prepare for battle with our eyes wide open”
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The German Foreign Ministry: Iran's proposals on the nuclear agreement in the Vienna talks are unacceptable
Military echelon at Pilna station in Nizhniy Novhorod region1 month ago
Military echelon at Pilna station in Nizhniy Novhorod region
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The London Fire Brigade was called to Castlewood Road at 10.32pm last night
NATO's David van Weel says he has no details on a ransomware attack reportedly underway on a Dutch defense contractor (h/t @volkskrant), but he expects more of these. "There are more vulnerabilities than defenses," acknowledges Asst SG for Intel/Security David Cattler
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Putin and Biden to discuss tensions around Ukraine, NATO's advance towards Russian borders and Russian President's initiative on security guarantees - Kremlin
US Army (Lasai) CL-600 ARTEMIS N488CR heading towards Georgia1 month ago
US Army (Lasai) CL-600 ARTEMIS N488CR heading towards Georgia
USAF  RC-135V Rivet Joint HOMER19 Black Sea mission1 month ago
USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint HOMER19 Black Sea mission
Video is from TikTok posted 12 hours ago, 8+ BTR-80 2S23 Nona-SVK Fire Support Vehicles with the 120 mm 2A60 mortar, location unknown1 month ago
Video is from TikTok posted 12 hours ago, 8+ BTR-80 2S23 "Nona-SVK" Fire Support Vehicles with the 120 mm 2A60 mortar, location unknown
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Polish Border Guards: Yesterday 35 attempts to cross it illegally were recorded at the Poland-Belarus border. Border guards officers issued 8 decisions to leave the territory of the Republic of Poland. In the section protected by the Border Guard Post in Narewka, officers of the Belarusian services threw bangs from the car
Illegal armed groups of the so-called "Transnistrian Moldavian Republic" hold military gathering
Eric Zemmour was injured in the wrist when a man jumped on him announces this evening his entourage - The politician would have 9 days of ITT - The individual is in police custody for "violence with premeditation"
Joint Forces Operation: 1 ceasefire violation yesterday
The command staff of the Southern Military District will discuss the methods of covert and operational transfer of troops at the operational mobilization gathering
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