Biden: We are in constant contact with European partners on Ukraine
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Asked about Russia-Ukraine border tensions, @POTUS replies he's putting together the "most comprehensive and meaningful set of initiatives to make it very, very difficult for Mr. Putin to go ahead and do what people believe he may do”
Russia has positioned more forces near Ukraine border and is erecting supply lines such as medical units and fuel that could sustain a drawn-out conflict should Putin move to invade, officials tell CNN
Ukraine's military intelligence says militants in occupied Donbas led by Russia's 8th CCA command are holding drills to exercise putting troops on hight combat alert. Besides, their artillery is also training hard
Russia urgently needs guarantees that NATO will not move eastward, "it cannot continue this way," the Kremlin said.
FM @DmytroKuleba to @AFP: "It's Russia who has been pushing boundaries, and it's Russia who was violating international law. I reject the idea that we have to guarantee anything to Russia. It's Russia who has to guarantee it will not continue its aggression against any country"
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USAF C17A out of Vilnius Lithuania to Kyiv 1026z
Ukraine urges NATO to reject Russian demand for 'guarantees'
Tensions at city council in Chornomorsk after activists attempted to enter session of council
8 hour ago
Minister of Defense of Ukraine Reznikov: large-scale military escalation by Russia is possible in the end of January
Russian marines launched exercise with 500 servicemen in occupied Crimea
8 hour ago
USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint HOMER59 orbiting off the coast of Crimea
Joint Forces Operation: 6 ceasefire violations yesterday. 1 Ukrainian serviceman wounded
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Sentinel imagery of Opuk - Crimea, SAR this morning, and optical from yesterday. There has been a slight reduction of equipment in the vehicle parks that have been there the past month. The possible new encampment could be the 810th elements seen eastbound earlier this week
Andriy Yermak: Had another important phone call with @JakeSullivan46. A truly friendly and productive talk on a wide range of topics on the current domestic and foreign policy agenda
Occupation authorities in parts of Luhansk region are now contradicting their colleagues from occupied parts of Donetsk region and authorities in Moscow, saying that they are not observing any Ukrainian build-up or preparations of offensive
Head of occupation authorities in parts of Donetsk region says he would ask Russia and Belarus for help in case of deterioration situation at Donbas
"Moscow knows very well the universe of what's possible," says Sec Blinken when asked abt the serious consequences for Russia aggression towards Ukraine. Blinken says action would include "high impact economic measures" the US refrained from taking in the past
Blinken: There will be great consequences for Russia due to its military build-up on the borders of Ukraine
Russian FM Lavrov and Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu at the meeting discussed the bilateral agenda, coordination on regional tracks and the situation in Syria, Libya and Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Clashes reported in western Donetsk this afternoon
Lavrov, at a meeting with Blinken, stressed that Russia would take retaliatory measures if Moscow's interests ignored during the deployment of NATO forces, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
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In his meeting today in Stockholm, @SecBlinken, according to @StateDept, reiterated to Foreign Minister Lavrov the US call for Russia "to pull back its forces and return to a peacetime posture and to adhere to the Minsk agreements and a ceasefire in the Donbas
Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine's entry into NATO is a "red line" for Russia
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Deputy heads of @MSZ_RP and @MFA_Ukraine: we are against Russian interference in Kyiv's policy. "The policy of the spheres of influence and superpowers deciding on the foreign policy of other countries - we hope is already a distant past" - said @marcin_przydacz
Dmytro Kuleba: Important news from Brussels. The EU Council has decided to provide 31 million euros to Ukraine to strengthen its defense capabilities under the newly established European Peace Facility. We highly appreciate this step, which once again proved the strategic nature of Ukraine-EU relations
adopts assistance measures in favour of Georgia (€12.750.000), Moldova (€7 million), Ukraine (€31 million), & Mali (€24 million) in conjunction with @EUTMMali
Moscow hopes that contact between Putin and Biden will take place in the coming days - Russian Foreign Ministry
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Josep Borrell Fontelles: Important meeting Foreign Minister @DmytroKuleba to discuss the worrying security situation at Ukraine's Eastern border. Considering options to show EU's unwavering support to Ukraine sovereignty and territorial integrity in face of rising tensions
Blinken/Lavrov meeting has concluded after about 30 minutes, officials say