9 December 2022
2 month ago
Yoon warns North Korea of 'resolute, overwhelming' response in event of nuclear weapons use
2 month ago
Yoon vows to strengthen South Korea-U.S. military exercises
2 month ago
Yoon says North Korea threatens South Korea's survival with legalization of nuclear weapons use
US National Security Adviser: We take Russian nuclear threats seriously
Russia's push for referenda in Ukraine "simply an information operation that's meant to distract from the difficult state that the Russian military currently finds itself in right now" per @PentagonPresSec
US NatSec advisor Jake Sullivan: We are not prepared to provide Ukraine with long-range missiles, ATACMS with a range of 300 km. Our key goal is to support and defend Ukraine, and another key goal is to ensure that we're not heading down the road toward a 3rd World war
U.S. gave electronic warfare equipment to Ukraine for the first time on Friday since Russia's invasion on Feb. 24
For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine, UNSC has unanimously (ie, with Russia) expressed itself in a presidential statement, offering "strong support" for @antonioguterres efforts to find a peaceful solution to the war
"No reason" Ukraine War should escalate into a nuclear confrontation, says @PentagonPresSec, adding Russia raising the specter of the use of such weapons is not helpful to the region's peace and security
US Department of Defense: Russia informed us before testing the new ICBM
Russia's ambassador to the US warns that West's actions may lead to a military confrontation between Moscow and Washington
Russia mobilizing 60,000 reservists to join the war in Ukraine: U.S. senior defense official
Zelensky addresses the UN
Pentagon official: Russian forces have fired 1,400 missiles at Ukraine since the start of the war
"No indications at this time that they (Russians) are preparing to use" tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine - according to senior US defense official
The Pentagon plans to buy fewer Javelin anti-tank weapons than two years ago, despite giving more than 4,600 of the missiles to Ukraine's military to fight Russia. DoD plans to buy 586 Javelins in the upcoming year, down from 866 buys of the tank-busting weapon in FY2021
The new US defense budget will focus on building nuclear missiles, bombers, and submarines
8 month ago
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights admitted today that Ukraine's civilian death toll is likely "far higher" than 900
Chinese president signs order to buy more weapons and military equipment
On getting fighter jets to Ukraine Blinken says there's need to make sure it is done "in the right way." So after the back & forth with Poland & the US rejecting their proposition, he leaves open the possibility of getting Mig29 fighter jets to get to Ukraine. Not clear how
[email protected]: The U.S. has given the "green light" to NATO countries if they choose to provide fighter jets to Ukraine, one day after President Zelensky made a plea to members of Congress to provide them during a Saturday Zoom call"
Sec Blinken says that provocative rhetoric about nuclear weapons is the height of irresponsibility, calling it dangerous. "It adds to the risk of miscalculation & should be avoided," he says. The US is not changing its defensive posture
9 month ago
Kremlin reports on strategic forces exercise launches: Kinzhal missiles launched, Black Sea and Northern Fleets ships and submarines launched Kalibr AShM and Tsirkon missile against onshore and offshore targets, Iskander BM launched from Kapustin Yar, ICBM Yars launched from Plesetsk to Kura, Tu-95MS launched cruise missiles to Kura and Pemboy ranges, Delta-IV Karelia launched SLBM Sineva from Barents Sea to Kura
9 month ago
Putin launched a strategic forces exercise with launches of ballistic missiles - Krmelin's spokesman
9 month ago
Russia to hold strategic troops drill tomorrow. Ballistic and cruise missiles will be launched during exercise
NBC Interview: Asked what scenario could prompt him to send troops to rescue Americans fleeing the country, Biden replied: "There's not. That's a world war when Americans and Russia start shooting at one another
If Putin invades Ukraine it is the "most consequential thing that has happened in the world, in terms of war and peace, since WW2," Biden says. He hopes Putin realizes that he is not in a very good position to dominate the war
President Biden says he doesn't think Putin wants a "full-blown war," but that he thinks Putin will attempt to "test the West," the US and NATO, as significantly as he can. "I think he'll pay a serious and dear price.and I think he'll regret having done it"
Biden's National Security Advisor Sullivan says intelligence community sees that Russia may be preparing for fabricating pretext of an invasion of Ukraine. He adds that the US has not determined yet that Putin has decided on military path forward
US doesn't believe Russia "definitively decided" on Ukraine invasion, Sullivan says
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