US embassy in Ukraine ‘requests staff evacuation’ amid war fears

US embassy in Ukraine ‘requests staff evacuation’ amid war fears

1/22/2022 2:56:00 PM

US embassy in Ukraine ‘requests staff evacuation’ amid war fears

Report comes as arms deliveries promised by Joe Biden arrive in response to threat of Russian invasion

US secretary of state Antony Blinken held talks with Russian diplomats in Switzerland on Friday in a bid to avert conflict, with Blinken and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov striking a conciliatory tone and the diplomatic process ongoing.“We didn’t expect any breakthroughs to happen today,” Blinken said after the meeting. “But I believe we are now on a clearer path in terms of understanding each other’s concerns.”

Britain and Russia’s defence ministers will meet after Russia’s Sergei Shoigu accepted an invitation from the UK’s Ben Wallace to discuss mutual security. They will meet in Moscow.“The secretary of state has been clear that he will explore all avenues to achieve stability and a resolution to the Ukraine crisis. We are in communication with the Russian government,” a senior UK defence source told PA Media.

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Our Ukrainian allies who share our values. DontLookUp 🌎🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥👍 The Americans are very good at two things. Making war and running away from things. Send anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles, and the other necessary military aid for Ukraine to protect itself. POTUS Standing by and doing nothing is shameful. Sanctions do ZERO.

Vlad the Impaler. Do the world a favour and (foxtrot uniform charlie kilo oscar foxtrot foxtrot) Dear Mr. President, Dear Sirs US Senate, Congress, We kindly ask you to support Project - Alternative_Government ! It should be represented only by the new young generation - graduates of political universities, both in Ukraine and other countries !

Ridiculous. A narrative created so the US can claim a victory when Russia doesn’t invade. Still waiting for a believable reason why Russia would want to invade in the first place. This is nothing more then patriot games. The Americans always running.

January 22, 2022 US secretary of state Antony Blinken held talks with Russian diplomats in Switzerland on Friday in a bid to avert conflict, with Blinken and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov striking a conciliatory tone and the diplomatic process ongoing. “We didn’t expect any breakthroughs to happen today,” Blinken said after the meeting. “But I believe we are now on a clearer path in terms of understanding each other’s concerns.” Britain and Russia’s defence ministers will meet after Russia’s Sergei Shoigu accepted an invitation from the UK’s Ben Wallace to discuss mutual security. They will meet in Moscow. “The secretary of state has been clear that he will explore all avenues to achieve stability and a resolution to the Ukraine crisis. We are in communication with the Russian government,” a senior UK defence source told PA Media. It comes after Downing Street warned Russia would be “punished” if the country pushes ahead with any “destabilising action” in Ukraine as an estimated 100,000 Russian troops sit on the borders of Ukraine. No 10 said if Putin launched an offensive there would be a “package of sweeping measures” launched by western allies against the Kremlin. But Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the foreign affairs committee, demanded advance action, saying the UK should be ready to financially support Ukraine so it is prepared for an invasion. “I’d like to see all of us going further, because one of the things that’s delaying the ability of the Ukrainian people to mobilise their armed forces to meet any such invasion is, that has a huge effect on any country’s economy,” Tugendhat told the BBC. “If you take hundreds of thousands of people out of the workforce in order to stand guard they will have a real impact on jobs and lives in other sectors.” The shipment - and $2.7 billion USD since 2014 - demonstrates U.S. commitment to helping Ukraine bolster its defenses in the face of growing Russian aggression. 🇺🇸🇺🇦