Russia to supply Iskander-M nuke capable missiles to Belarus: President Putin
"As you and I have agreed upon, you were asking about this, we made a decision. In the coming months, we will supply Belarus with Iskander-M tactical missile systems which, as it is known, can use both ballistic and cruise missiles both in the standard and nuclear modifications," TASS News Agency quoted Putin as saying to Lukashenko on Saturday during a televised meeting in St Petersburg. He also proposed to instruct Russian and Belarusian Defence Ministers and Chiefs of Staff to work through all the details related to this issue.
Russia will use nuclear weapons if it faces existential threats: Kremlin
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“We have a concept of domestic security, and it's public. You can read all the reasons for nuclear arms to be used… So if it is an existential threat for our country, then it can be used in accordance with our concept,” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told CNN. The US has responded to these statements saying that Moscow is not behaving like a responsible nuclear power.
'Russian plan provocation at Belarus-Ukraine border includes shelling by saboteurs in Ukrainian army uniforms'
The Russian forces are preparing for a provocation at the Belarus-Ukraine border from the territory of Ukraine, as per sources in the Security Service of Ukraine. Several options are being considered, including a potential shelling of border points by saboteurs wearing Ukrainian army uniforms, missile strikes on Belarusian cities, and blowing up the oil refinery in Mozyr, in Gomel Oblast, the Ukraine Security Service sources said, Ukrainska Pravda reported.
Belarus President accidentally revealed Moldova will be invaded next
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko appears to have indicated Vladimir Putin's forces have plans to invade Moldova, Daily Mail reported. Putin's war-mongering sidekick addressed security officials Wednesday while standing in front of a battle map that seems to show a planned operation from southern Ukraine into its tiny neighbour.
Moscow, Kiev found certain points to agree upon in ceasefire talks
The main purpose of the talks was to discuss a ceasefire in Ukraine, said Mykhailo Podolyak, advisor to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The two sides have identified a number of priority topics, on which "certain solutions have been outlined", he added. The two delegations found points on which common positions could be reached, confirmed Vladimir Medinsky, aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, RT reported.
Ukraine to send delegation for talks with Russia at Belarus border
The agreement to hold the talks was reached during a phone call on Sunday between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Xinhua news agency reported.
Belarus Prez says sanctions by West pushing Russia into World War III
"Now there is a lot of talk against the banking sector. Gas, oil, SWIFT. It's worse than war. This is pushing Russia into a third world war," Lukashenko said on Sunday, as quoted by local media. He added that a nuclear conflict could be the final outcome, the report said.
Belarusian hackers targeting emails of our defense forces: Ukraine
Belarusian state-sponsored hackers are targeting the private email addresses of Ukrainian military personnel amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) said in a Facebook post that a mass phishing campaign is targeting the private accounts belonging to Ukrainian military personnel. The Minsk-based group called 'UNC1151' has been found to be behind these activities.