Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
04 August 2022 - Russia Special Weapons News
- The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 18.00, on August 4, 2022 Ukraine MOD 04 Aug 2022
- The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 04.08 Ukraine MOD 04 Aug 2022
- The operational update regarding the russian invasion on 06.00, on August 4, 2022 Ukraine MOD 04 Aug 2022
- Kyiv Says Russia Plans Fresh Offensive As Moscow Shells Multiple Targets Across Ukraine RFE/RL 04 Aug 2022 -- Ukraine said Moscow was putting together an attack force aimed at President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hometown of Kryvyi Rih, as Russia bombarded several parts of Ukraine, causing casualties and damage.
- In Ukraine, New Battle Lines Are Drawn: Look To The South RFE/RL 04 Aug 2022 -- The first thing to know: Long convoys of Russian military trucks, tanks, towed artillery, and other weapons are moving away from Ukraine's Donbas region, headed southwest -- and in at least one case, headed northwest from the Russian-occupied port of Mariupol.
- Amnesty Accuses Ukrainian Forces Of Endangering Civilians, Sparking Angry Response From Kyiv RFE/RL 04 Aug 2022 -- Ukrainian forces have been accused by Amnesty International of endangering civilians by basing themselves in residential buildings, schools, and hospitals, sparking a strong response from Kyiv.
- Kiev slams 'unfair' Amnesty Intl. report about Ukrainian atrocities Press TV 04 Aug 2022 -- The Ukrainian government has slammed a report by Amnesty International, which has accused Kiev of putting civilians at risk by stationing troops in residential areas.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Foreign Ministry statement on the results of the Russia - ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
- Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks at the Russia-ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference, Phnom-Penh, August 4, 2022 Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
- Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Laos Saleumxay Kommasith Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
- Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's opening remarks at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Laos Saleumxay Kommasith, Phnom Penh, August 4, 2022 Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
- Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's opening remarks at a meeting with Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen, Phnom Penh, August 4, 2022 Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
- Statement by President Joe Biden on the Sentencing of Wrongfully Detained American Brittney Griner The White House 04 Aug 2022
- Russian Foreign Ministry Says Norwegian Diplomat Should Leave Country Over 'Russophobic' Insults RFE/RL 04 Aug 2022 -- Russia's Foreign Ministry says a Norwegian diplomat should leave the country because of "Russophobic" statements she made.
- Commission welcomes international condemnation of Russia for violation of aviation rules and EU sanctions * European Commission 04 Aug 2022 -- The Commission welcomes the decision by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to call on the Russian Federation to immediately cease its infractions of international aviation rules, in order to preserve the safety and security of civil aviation.
- Erdogan and Putin to Meet in Sochi for 2nd Time in a Month VOA 04 Aug 2022 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. A just-concluded deal on freeing up Ukrainian grain, along with Russian backing for a new Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces will be on the agenda.
- Kremlin: China's Military Exercises Off Taiwan Its Sovereign Right Sputnik 04 Aug 2022 -- China's military exercises near Taiwan are its sovereign right, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, noting that tensions in the region were artificially provoked by the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island.
- Iran, Russia negotiators hold talks in Vienna IRNA 04 Aug 2022 -- Iranian and Russian negotiators started talks minutes ago in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday.
- Press release on the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by East Timor Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs 04 Aug 2022
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