5 Dezember 2022
On their call today, @POTUS and @OlafScholz "underscored the importance of continued transatlantic coordination on diplomacy and deterrence measures and the reinforcement of NATO's eastern flank if Russia further invades Ukraine," according to the @WhiteHouse
Imagery—again, taken by Capella Space and analyzed by @CSBiggers—shows a thinning Russian military footprint at Bakhchysarai in Crimea and vehicles being loaded onto railway transfer points. Though it's unclear where they're headed & for how long9 Monat zuvor
Imagery—again, taken by Capella Space and analyzed by @CSBiggers—shows a thinning Russian military footprint at Bakhchysarai in Crimea and vehicles being loaded onto railway transfer points. Though it's unclear where they're headed & for how long
Israel told Russia ahead of a possible invasion of Ukraine it will need help in evacuating its citizens & diplomats from the country. Israeli officials said the message was passed today in a phone call between foreign ministry DG @AlonUshpiz & Russian DFM Bogdanov
New @Maxar satellite images from the past 48 hours continue to show heightened military activity in Belarus, Crimea, and western Russia. Pics below are from Feb. 15 and show a new pontoon bridge over the Prypyat River in Belarus9 Monat zuvor
New @Maxar satellite images from the past 48 hours continue to show heightened military activity in Belarus, Crimea, and western Russia. Pics below are from Feb. 15 and show a new pontoon bridge over the Prypyat River in Belarus
„Das Risiko einer weiteren militärischen Aggression Russlands gegen die Ukraine bestehe fort, höchste Wachsamkeit sei erforderlich; ein signifikanter Rückzug russischer Truppen sei bislang nicht zu beobachten.  @Bundeskanzler Scholz telefoniert mit ⁦@POTUS:9 Monat zuvor
„Das Risiko einer weiteren militärischen Aggression Russlands gegen die Ukraine bestehe fort, höchste Wachsamkeit sei erforderlich; ein signifikanter Rückzug russischer Truppen sei bislang nicht zu beobachten." @Bundeskanzler Scholz telefoniert mit ⁦@POTUS:
Zelensky: Diplomacy has succeeded in strengthening the armament of the Ukrainian army
9 Monat zuvor
Russia continues to build up military capabilities near Ukraine, including armored vehicles, helicopters, and a field hospital: Britain's top defense intel official "Russia has the military mass in place to conduct an invasion of Ukraine" said Lt Gen Sir Jim Hockenhull
Military convoy filmed in Siniauka, Belarus9 Monat zuvor
Military convoy filmed in Siniauka, Belarus
Helicopters filmed yesterday at Daraganovo, Belarus9 Monat zuvor
Helicopters filmed yesterday at Daraganovo, Belarus
The State Dept has stood up a task force on Ukraine in recent days, says @StateDeptSpox. He says it's a large team operating. Task forces are often stood up at the department to coordinate response to high-level situations, often crises, that cut across bureaus & agencies
[email protected] Ned Price says Russia is spreading falsehoods, making up false claims of "genocide" of ethnic Russians in eastern Ukraine-possibly as a pretext for another invasion
"We are particularly concerned" of mention by President Putin and others about baseless claims of "genocide" in Donbas as a pretext for military action by Russia in Ukraine, adds @StateDeptSpox
"More Russian forces, not fewer" at the border with Ukraine and they're "moving into fighting position," according to @StateDeptSpox
USAF F-16s up over Romania   Saber01 Saber029 Monat zuvor
USAF F-16s up over Romania Saber01 Saber02
The @StateDept announces that @SecBlinken will travel to Germany for the Munich Security Conference @MunSecConf-coordinating with allies on Russia's threat to Ukraine will be high on the agenda
The European Parliament has now officially approved (598 for, 55 against, 41 abstentions) the 1.2 billion euro macro-financial assistance package for Ukraine. the hope is that the first disbursement can happen in early March
9 Monat zuvor
A U.S. official tells Reuters a service member assigned to the U.S. Embassy Kyiv experienced a "non-injury medical condition" and was transported to the Polish border where a U.S. Army MEDEVAC helicopter transported the service member to a local medical facility
9 Monat zuvor
Ukraine's Defence Minister says latest intelligence report shows no evidence of Russian withdrawal, still has 140,000 troops near borders
9 Monat zuvor
British troops and tanks have began leaving Sennelager in Germany and bases in the UK and are now on their way to Estonia to reinforce Nato allies
9 Monat zuvor
President Zelensky put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council on sanctions against Shariy and Guzhva
Local media in Siret, Romania, reported that a UH-60 Black Hawk landed at Ukraine-Romania border crossing.  Video was reportedly filmed today at the border9 Monat zuvor
Local media in Siret, Romania, reported that a UH-60 Black Hawk landed at Ukraine-Romania border crossing. Video was reportedly filmed today at the border
9 Monat zuvor
Ukrainian FM Dmytro Kuleba: We continue to demand transparency from Russia, which ignored yesterday's meeting in the framework of the Vienna Document
Russia has 'just as many troops' as before on Ukraine border: French foreign minister
NATO chief Stoltenberg: "What we see today is that Russia maintains a massive invasion force ready to attack”
NATO will look into establishing new battle groups in Central and South-East regions within the alliance with a focus on Romania and the Black Sea region, per Stoltenberg
Polish of Ministry of National Defense: Min. @mblaszczak: There is a strong declaration of unity and solidarity towards Ukraine. Readiness to increase involvement on NATO's eastern flank, of course, as the situation develops. This is a message that was shared by all participants in today's meeting
NATO defense ministers say they are "gravely concerned" by Russia's "large scale, unprovoked and unjustified" military build up around Ukraine. "Russia's actions pose a serious threat to Euro-Atlantic security," the stmt says
[email protected] says Russia's military moves show it is willing to contest the fundamental principles of Europe's security, including by using force. "This is the new normal in Europe
Speaking in Brussels, NATO's @jensstoltenberg calls the Russian threat vs Ukraine the "most serious security crisis in decades." "There are signs from Moscow diplomacy should continue. But so far we see no signs of de-escalation on the ground, not troops or equipment
"Russia maintains a massive invasion force ready to attack," @jensstoltenberg says. Russia's military buildup around Ukraine is "the biggest rally of forces in Europe since the Cold War”
Tos-1A at Zolotukhino station. Kursk Oblast9 Monat zuvor
Tos-1A at Zolotukhino station. Kursk Oblast
These aggressive remarks by a spokesperson from China's MOFA during today's briefing are quite telling--an indication that China is further backing up Russia's rhetoric over Ukraine
9 Monat zuvor
Ukraine MoD said at start of DDoS they recorded 600,000 packets of malicious traffic per second and currently one bank is getting hit with 1mil. For perspective, Google was hit with DDoS in 2017 involving 2.54 terabites per sec targeting 180,000 web servers
Tanks filmed in Tomarovka, Belgorod region9 Monat zuvor
Tanks filmed in Tomarovka, Belgorod region
[email protected] speaking to a virtual #SummitforDemocracy says he will have to cut his remarks short because @POTUS has called him over to the White House for a meeting
Military equipment possible in the forest near Unecha, Bryansk region9 Monat zuvor
Military equipment possible in the forest near Unecha, Bryansk region
The White House: President Joe Biden will speak by phone today with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz about Ukraine crisis
9 Monat zuvor
Russia's Investigative Committee claims mass graves of hundreds of civilians killed by Ukrainian shelling found
Right when Royal Air Force RC-135W Rivet Joint reg. ZZ664 RRR7217 enters Ukraine, United States Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk AE5420 FORTE11 leaves the country, presumably heading back to NAS Sigonella9 Monat zuvor
Right when Royal Air Force RC-135W Rivet Joint reg. ZZ664 RRR7217 enters Ukraine, United States Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk AE5420 FORTE11 leaves the country, presumably heading back to NAS Sigonella
[email protected] says the US is not seeing evidence that Russia is pulling back troops from the border of Ukraine, despite Moscow's claims, and they "see forces, especially forces that would be in the vanguard of any renewed aggression against Ukraine" continuing to mass
9 Monat zuvor
Russian Foreign Ministry: Russia conducts military exercises, as neighboring Ukraine and the region are pumped up with weapons, the consequences of these steps are unpredictable
"Kremlin approval of this appeal would amount to the Russian government's wholesale rejection of its commitments under the Minsk agreements," says @SecBlinken of Duma resolution on eastern Ukraine
Putin met with President of Brasil Bolsonaro in Kremlin9 Monat zuvor
Putin met with President of Brasil Bolsonaro in Kremlin
Today FM @RauZbigniew held a phone call with FM of Ukraine @DmytroKuleba. The ministers discussed the security situation in and around Ukraine
9 Monat zuvor
Ukraine suffered the largest denial of service cyber attack in its history this week, the country's deputy prime minister has said
Military camp deployed near Brahin9 Monat zuvor
Military camp deployed near Brahin
Military echelons unloading in Kursk region today9 Monat zuvor
Military echelons unloading in Kursk region today
9 Monat zuvor
The Verkhovna Rada decided to withdraw Ukraine from the CIS agreement on the origin of goods and from CIS Anti-Terrorism Center
9 Monat zuvor
In case of a public refusal of NATO, Kyiv must proclaim its neutral, non-bloc status, as provided for in the declaration of state sovereignty of Ukraine, - Russian envoy Gavrilov
Activity in Polesie radio-ecological reserve9 Monat zuvor
Activity in Polesie radio-ecological reserve
9 Monat zuvor
British Minister of Defense: Russian troops are moving into positions to attack closer to Ukraine's borders. At the same time, their number continues to grow in key areas. There are no signs of retreat
Polish border guards: Today in Tołcze, on the Polish-Belarusian border, a press conference was held with the participation of Prime Minister @MorawieckiM, Deputy Minister @WasikMaciej and Chief Commander @StrazGraniczna, Maj. Gen. SG Tomasz Praga9 Monat zuvor
Polish border guards: Today in Tołcze, on the Polish-Belarusian border, a press conference was held with the participation of Prime Minister @MorawieckiM, Deputy Minister @WasikMaciej and Chief Commander @StrazGraniczna, Maj. Gen. SG Tomasz Praga
NATO's @jensstoltenberg: says Russia retains capability for full-fledged invasion of Ukraine without warning. "What we see is that they (Russia) have increased the number of troops and more troops are on their way. So far, no de-escalation
Dodik: Komsic's congratulations to Kosovo are a provocation, the intention was to provoke Serbs
Road accident with APC at Tavrida highway in occupied Crimea9 Monat zuvor
Road accident with APC at Tavrida highway in occupied Crimea
Slovakia will send help to Ukraine worth 1.7 mil €. Slovakia will send 2 remote-control machine designed for terrain demining from anti-personnel and anti-tank mines called "Bozena 5" + medical equipment
Russian Troops still coming west. With identification numbers painted over
9 Monat zuvor
The Kremlin: NATO is wrong in saying that there is no evidence of the withdrawal of Russian forces
NATO Defence Ministerial is about to start. Poland's Defence Minister @mblaszczak and Allied ministers will discuss the security situation in Europe amid Russia's military build-up in and around Ukraine & other topics
US Secretary of Defense: We are committed to the principle of collective security, which is a firm and solid commitment
9 Monat zuvor
Kremlin spokesperson said that Russia is not involved in any DDoS attacks, including in Ukraine
NATO Secretary General: We will welcome any reduction of Russian forces at the Ukrainian border
9 Monat zuvor
Not a single Russian serviceman, not a single piece of equipment will remain on the territory of Belarus after conducting exercises with Russia - Belarusian Foreign Minister
9 Monat zuvor
Russian Ministry of Defense shows video of echelon with tanks withdrawing from Crimea to Russia
Joint Forces Operation: 4 ceasefire violations yesterday
FORTE12 is paying a lot of attention to the border with Belarus just north of Kyiv9 Monat zuvor
FORTE12 is paying a lot of attention to the border with Belarus just north of Kyiv
Military convoy at M10 road near Kobryn9 Monat zuvor
Military convoy at M10 road near Kobryn
This video, posted yesterday afternoon, purportedly shows a convoy tanks outside of Borisovka, close to the Ukrainian border9 Monat zuvor
This video, posted yesterday afternoon, purportedly shows a convoy tanks outside of Borisovka, close to the Ukrainian border
Military convoy filmed in Zhukovka, Bryansk region9 Monat zuvor
Military convoy filmed in Zhukovka, Bryansk region
Looks like Iskander transporter-loaders and possibly TELs in Lgov, Kursk Oblast9 Monat zuvor
Looks like Iskander transporter-loaders and possibly TELs in Lgov, Kursk Oblast
Pontoon bridge deployed on the river near Ukrainian border9 Monat zuvor
Pontoon bridge deployed on the river near Ukrainian border
Quad foreign ministers discuss Russia/Ukraine
Blackhawk just land on the Polish-Ukrainian border9 Monat zuvor
Blackhawk just land on the Polish-Ukrainian border
9 Monat zuvor
Internet services of Russian telecommunication provider Megafon are not available in Moscow, St.Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhniy Novgorod, Novosibirsk and Krasnodar Krai
9 Monat zuvor
All Ukrainian governmental .gov.ua are working with intermittent disruptions , unavailable for many in Ukraine itself
9 Monat zuvor
The website of Ukraine's ministry of education and science mon.gov.ua also appears to be down
US Army UH-60M Black Hawk call sign EVAC01 approaching Ukraine9 Monat zuvor
US Army UH-60M Black Hawk call sign EVAC01 approaching Ukraine
Bipartisan group of Senate leaders send message of solidarity with the people of Ukraine
9 Monat zuvor
Czech Republic MoI @Vit_Rakusan: We are ready to welcome thousands of Ukraine refugees if there is a military conflict with Russia. But we still hope there won't be a war. We can see disinformation platforms are more active these days
"In our assessment, the Russian Armed Forces are ready to embark on a full-scale military operation against Ukraine from the second half of February" per assessment from Estonia Foreign Intelligence Service
"We are not seeking direct confrontation with Russia," @POTUS says but warns that if Russia provokes the US, it will respond. He specifically cites that in the event of any cyber attacks against "our companies" the US is "prepared to respond"
Biden: "We're not seeking direct confrontation with Russia. I've been clear that if Russia targets Americans in Ukraine, we will respond forcefully"
"I will not send American servicemen to fight in Ukraine. [but] the United States will defend every inch of NATO territory with the full force of American power. An attack against one NATO country is an attack against all of us." -Biden
"If Russia attacks Ukraine, it will be a war of choice or a war without cause or reason," Biden says. "The world will not forget that Russia chose needless death and destruction
If Russia invades Ukraine, "we will rally the world to oppose its aggression," continues @POTUS
The first part of a planned contingent of 2,000 U.S. troops and hundreds of vehicles entered the Czech Republic from Germany on Tuesday en route eastwards to Slovakia for NATO's Saber Strike military drills, a Reuters witness said
Biden: Neither NATO nor Ukraine threatens Russia. We are not attacking Russia. We do not plan to destabilize Russia. I don't believe you want a bloody war
Biden: "To the citizens of Russia, you are not our enemy. And I do not believe you want a bloody destructive war against Ukraine, a country and the people with whom you share such deep ties of family history and culture"
Biden says there are 150,000 Russian troops encircling Ukraine
Biden: "The Russian defense minister reported today that some military units are leaving their positions near Ukraine. That would be good. We have not yet verified that. Indeed, our analysts indicate that they remain very much in a threatening position"
US "prepared no matter what happens" in Ukraine, says @POTUS, adding an attack by Russia is still "very much a possibility"
9 Monat zuvor
Washington Post: Russian government hackers have penetrated Ukrainian military, energy and other critical computer systems, U.S. government says
Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine: At 8pm Kyiv time DDoS attack targeted government Diya portal. So far successfully repelled9 Monat zuvor
Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine: At 8pm Kyiv time DDoS attack targeted government Diya portal. So far successfully repelled
Joint Forces Operation servicemen trained today with NLAW and M1419 Monat zuvor
Joint Forces Operation servicemen trained today with NLAW and M141
Not the typical route so far today for the unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft - just circling in the middle of the country9 Monat zuvor
Not the typical route so far today for the unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft - just circling in the middle of the country
NATO: Ukraine requests international assistance for large-scale emergencies of various nature. The EADRCC has received today
The French Foreign Ministry: The situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border is very dangerous
European Commission chief hints at possible sanctions against Putin if he decides to invade Ukraine
9 Monat zuvor
For a second day in a row, top U.S. general Mark Milley spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart and "reaffirmed unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," the Pentagon said
There's been a phone call today between @SecBlinken and his Russian counterpart, according to @StateDeptSpox
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