Post-Soviet conflicts

"Don't provoke us"

Chizov told BBC that Russia does not intend to attack anyone, but warned that it is important not to provoke Moscow to change its mind.
"We certainly believe that there is room for diplomacy," Chizov said, adding that additional negotiations could lead to results.

Macron: Putin told him Russia won’t escalate Ukraine crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin told him that Moscow would not further escalate the Ukraine crisis.

Macron also said it would take time to find a diplomatic solution to the rising tensions, which represent the biggest security crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War.

Macron: Europe Needs a New Balance

"An agreement to avoid a full-scale war in Ukraine is possible, and Russia's concerns about its own security are legitimate", said French President Emmanuel Macron. He is in Moscow for talks on the crisis with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. The visit is part of a diplomatic shuttle to avoid conflict.

American Delegation Starts its Visit to Sofia, Bucharest and Brussels Today

A US interagency delegation led by Derek Chollet, a special adviser to the US State Department, is expected to visit Sofia, Bucharest and Brussels from today until February 11th. It will discuss a number of issues and consult with NATO allies and EU partners on Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

Blinken's Special Envoy is coming to Bulgaria to discuss Security

Warning: "Kiev could fall in 72 hours"

General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's highest-ranking military officer, told Congress that this would happen in case of "complete Russian invasion" of Ukraine, several sources in the Congress told Fox News.
It is stated that Milley made this statement to the congressmen at the briefing behind closed doors on February 2 and 3.

US Warns that Full-Scale Russian Invasion of Ukraine will Kill Thousands and Bring Millions of Refugees in Europe

Senior US officials have warned that if Russia decides to carry out a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, it could lead to tens of thousands of casualties. In the New York Times, US officials say such an invasion could take the lives of up to 50,000 civilians and cause a refugee crisis in Europe.