Tag Archives: Russian Aggression

Biden Says Russia Has ‘Some Responsibility’ In Pipeline Ransomware Attack

May 10, 2021 18:10 GMT UPDATED May 10, 2021 20:16 GMT – By RFE/RL U.S. President Joe Biden has said that Russia has “some responsibility” to address a ransomware attack that has paralyzed the largest U.S. fuel pipeline, although he refrained from directly blaming the Kremlin. Biden said there was “no evidence” the Russian government was involved in the cyberattack on Colonial

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Bucharest Format states condemn Russian actions near Ukraine’s border, Black Sea

08:05, 11 May 2021 – 112UA Bucharest Format countries confirmed support of independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova in their internationally recognized borders. Nine countries of Bucharest Format Summit have condemned aggressive actions of Russia near the border of Ukraine and in the Black Sea as Euractiv cited joint statement of the presidents of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania,

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Biden plans to meet Putin in Europe

09:50, 05.05.21 – UNIAN The U.S. leader is set to take part in G7 summit in Britain on June 11-13. U.S. President Joe Biden says he would like to hold his proposed summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his trip to Europe this June. “That is my hope and expectation. We’re working on it,” Biden told reporters Tuesday, Reuters reports. Biden

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Polish president to take part in Crimean Platform Summit – Zelensky

23:50, 03.05.21 – UNIAN The summit is scheduled for August 23, 2021. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, will take part in the first summit of the Crimean Platform, an international platform designed to facilitate the end of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Zelensky made the comment at a joint briefing on the results of bilateral

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Reznikov: Putin’s calls for Ukraine to work with ‘DPR’/’LPR’ signal withdrawal from Minsk deal

23:59, 23.04.21 – UNIAN The Deputy Prime Minister recalled that the Minsk agreements did not say anything about the two self-proclaimed “republics.” Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksiy Reznikov says that the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on Ukraine to negotiate with members of the Russia-controlled “Donetsk People’s Republic” and “Luhansk

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US slams Russian plan to block Black Sea amid escalating tension — manmadenews

The United States expressed its “deep concern” over Russia’s plans to block foreign naval ships The US State Department has branded as an “unprovoked escalation” reported Russian plans to block parts of the Black Sea, which could ultimately impact access to Ukrainian ports amid heightened tensions over Moscow’s military manoeuvres. The US and its European […] US slams Russian plan to

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U.S. considers more weapons shipments to Ukraine amid Russian buildup… — Hagaag.com

Natasha Bertrand and Lara SeligmanPOLITICO . Wed, April 21, 2021, 5:30 AMThe White House is weighing requests from Kyiv to send additional weaponry to Ukraine as it faces the biggest military buildup of Russian forces on its border in nearly a decade. Consideration of the request is in its early stages, according to people briefed […] U.S. considers more weapons shipments

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International community must draw “clear red line” with Russia, – Macron

08:36, 18 April 2021 – 112UA Macron “fully” shares Biden’s desire to open dialogue with Russia. The international community must draw “clear red lines” with Russia. This was announced by French President Emannuel Macron, CBCnews reports.  According to him, the international community should draw a “clear red line” with Russia, including implementing sanctions after any “unacceptable behavior” by Russian President Vladimir Putin. In his

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Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff

22:25, 17 April 2021 – 112UA The Czech Republic has accused Russian intelligence of being involved in a 2014 explosion at a military ammunition warehouse. The Czech Republic is to expel 18 Russian diplomats over links to an ammunition depot explosion in 2014, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said according to DW. Czech intelligence agencies provided clear evidence about the involvement of the

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Merkel, Macron, Zelensky call on Putin to pull troops from Ukraine borders

22:00, 16.04.21 – UNIAN The three leaders have expressed concern over the build-up of Russian military forces at the border with Ukraine and in the occupied Crimea. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the Ukrainian borders, reads a press release posted following the talks. The

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Britain to continue training Ukrainian military – Ambassador

23:30, 16.04.21 – UNIAN UK will keep supporting the implementation of defense reform in line with NATO standards. Britain is set to continue training the Ukrainian military as part of the ongoing mission in support of the country in the face of Russian aggression. That’s according to a report by the press service of Ukraine’s defense ministry released following the meeting of

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Zelensky says Biden’s talks with Putin on Ukraine would lack substance without him

23:00, 16.04.21 – UNIAN At the same time, such powers should maintain dialogue, Zelensky believes. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed Joe Biden’s offer to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to hold a bilateral summit amid rising tensions. “Regarding Biden’s proposal to meet Putin in a third country, some countries said that they are open for this. I think it’s

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The Kremlin’s spokesman comments on potential talks between presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden

9:57 am, April 14, 2021 Source: Meduza ‘It’s too early to talk about this meeting’ During a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, April 13, U.S. President Joe Biden proposed a summit meeting between the two leaders in the coming months, “to discuss the full range of issues facing the United States and Russia.” However, in conversation with journalists on

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Alligators’ flight: how the Russian Armed Forces practically implements information operations against Ukraine during military exercises — InformNapalm.org (English)

Against the backdrop of various military maneuvers and exercises near the borders of Ukraine, Russia continues to conduct information warfare. The purpose of Russia’s information operations is psychological pressure on Ukraine and demonstration of readiness to significantly step up the hostilities. On April 2, Russian sources, in particular, Voenny Obozrevatel popular telegram channel, affiliated with… Alligators’ flight: how the Russian Armed

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Lithuania to propose NATO provide Membership Action Plan to Ukraine

07 April, 2021 – Ukrinform https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3223102-lithuania-to-propose-nato-provide-membership-action-plan-to-ukraine.html Lithuania will propose that NATO Allies provide a Membership Action Plan (MAP) to Ukraine, thus allowing the country to become a member of the Alliance, according to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis. He said this at a press conference following a meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya, who is on a visit

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EU accuses Russia of drafting conscripts from occupied Crimea

3:15, 01.04.21 – UNIAN The Russian Federation is bound by international law, and obliged to ensure the protection of human rights on the peninsula, the EU recalls. The European Union says Russia has launched a conscription campaign in the occupied Crimea and that the move broke international law. “Today, the Russian Federation has launched yet another conscription campaign in the illegally-annexed

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