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Kremlin: deliveries of American air defense systems will not change Russia’s goals in Ukraine
Deliveries of American air defense systems to Ukraine will not change "Russia's goals as part of a special operation,” said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Peskov noted that Russia sees signals from the United States about its intentions to continue supplying weapons to Ukraine. According to Peskov, this "makes the conflict even more painful for Ukraine."
In addition, he confirmed Putin's meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on October 13.
After yesterday's …
Poland asks U.S. to deploy nuclear weapons to its territory
Amid the threats coming from Russia, Poland has started negotiations with its American partners on participation in the program of joint use of nuclear weapons, said the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, in an interview with Gazeta Polska.
According to Duda, Poland is not a nuclear state, but is a member of NATO. Therefore, the country can get nuclear weapons soon.
"The first problem is that we don't have nuclear weapons. There is no indication that we, as Poland, will get them in the near …
Kyiv: U.S. is supplying Ukraine with devices to counter Iranian drones used by Russia
Ukraine is already receiving from the United States devices to counter the Iranian drones, after Israel gave its consent, said the Ukrainian Ambassador to Israel Yevhen Korniychuk on air of national telemarathon.
"In fact, Iranian drones are copies of American ones that were shot down by Iran in Syria. They copied them as close as possible. But, of course, the Israeli industry working in this sector, it is actually the entire joint venture with the United States. And, according to my …
U.S. Ambassador: Washington has developed an action plan in the event that Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine
The United States of America is developing an action plan in the event that Russia uses nuclear weapons, said US Ambassador Bridget Brink in an interview with Evropeyska Pravda.
"We are working on this in the United States and discussing together with partners how we could act in response to those actions that would be completely unacceptable. And the President said it very clearly," she said.
She recalled that both the United States and the Russian Federation "stated that it is impossible to …
Russia warns U.S. against delivering longer-range missiles to Ukraine
The Russian Foreign Ministry said that if the United States provides Ukraine with long-range missiles, it will make Washington a "party to the conflict" and Russia will "adequately" respond to this.
"If Washington decides to supply Kiev with longer-range missiles, it will cross the red line and become a direct party to the conflict. We reserve the right to defend our territory by all means available to us," said the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. …
Russia accuses the U.S. of directly fighting alongside Ukraine
The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the United States of "direct involvement" in the war on the side of Ukraine because Kyiv allegedly coordinates with Washington the targets for its missile strikes.
The Russian Defense Ministry referred to an interview of the Ukrainian Major General, Deputy Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate, Vadym Skibitsky, for the British newspaper The Telegraph. Skibitsky said that before HIMARS strikes consultations are taking place between representatives of …
Lavrov: Russia wants to avoid nuclear war
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russian wants to avoid a nuclear war.
"This is our principled position. We proceed from it, and, of course, now, when the risks are very, very significant, I would not like these risks to be artificially inflated. But there are a lot of people who want this. The danger is serious, it is real, it cannot be underestimated," Lavrov said on the air of the program "The Big Game" on Russia 1 TV Channel.
Lavrov also said that he hopes that Western …
Washington: U.S. and NATO are discussing how to strengthen Ukraine’s air defense
The United States and other NATO countries are discussing how to strengthen Ukraine's air defense capabilities, said the Permanent Representative of the United States to NATO, Julianne Smith, at a briefing before a meeting of NATO defense ministers.
Smith noted that, during Joe Biden’s presidency, the United States has already provided Kyiv with military assistance worth $ 1.2 billion. Over the past few weeks alone, Ukraine has received $550 million in aid, primarily anti-tank weapons.
Poland: decision to transfer fighter jets to Ukraine should be made by NATO
The decision to provide Ukraine with MiG-29 fighters should be unanimously adopted by NATO, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, reports Polskie Radio.
He stressed that Poland supplies Ukraine with "exclusively defense weapons."
"We did not agree to supply the aircraft ourselves, as this should be the decision made by NATO. This is a very important decision. We, as responsible politicians, are fighting on all possible fronts, and avoiding additional provocations, moves that could …
Washington: U.S. will not deploy Iron Dome to Ukraine, but is looking into other air defense systems
The deployment of the Iron Dome air defense system in Ukraine is complex, but the possibility of using other air defense systems is being considered, said Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland at a hearing in the Senate.
In response to a question from a senator, Nuland said that deploying Iron Dome is difficult because it requires preparation and the ability to install it. At the same time, the United States continues to explore the possibility of expanding military …