In Ukraine

Ukraine's Security Service claims to have Thwarted “Armed Attacks” by a Russian Criminal Group

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) said on Tuesday that it had "uncovered a Russian criminal group" that planned to carry out a "series of armed attacks" on the country's territory.

The SSU claims that the group is "coordinated by the Russian special services" and that its goal was to work to "destabilize" Ukraine.

The White House: Russia could Launch an Invasion of Ukraine at any time

The United States warned last night that Russia could invade Ukraine "at any time."

"We are at a stage where Russia can attack Ukraine at any time," White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said yesterday.

According to her, this is an "extremely dangerous situation".

Russian Foreign Minister: Our Patience is Running Out

Putin: "Genocide"

He said that the population in the war-torn east of Ukraine, a zone that is currently at the center of new tensions between Moscow and the West, was affected by "Russophobia", which, in his words, is "the first step towards genocide".

Putin vs. Biden

They will discuss military tensions and other issues in Ukraine via a video link.
The U.S. President wants to talk with Putin about the deployment of Russian forces on the border with Ukraine, Reuters quoted an unnamed source from the American administration as saying, but also about strategic stability, cyber security and regional issues.

Ukraine uses Turkish armed drone in Donbas for 1st time

The Ukrainian Armed Forces shared footage on social media on Oct. 26 of its first ever combat deployment of a Turkish Bayraktar TB2 armed drone to destroy a howitzer used by pro-Russian separatists in Donbas. 

The Bayraktar TB2 was used for the first time to force the separatists to abide by a cease-fire, the armed forces said in a Facebook statement.