16 January 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News
- Secretary Blinken's Call with French Foreign Minister Le Drian US Dept. of State 16 Jan 2022
- Senior U.S. Official Says Washington 'Ready Either Way' In Russia-Ukraine Crisis RFE/RL 16 Jan 2022 -- The United States will in the coming days lay out its future steps in the standoff with Russia over the latter's troop buildup near the border with Ukraine, national-security adviser Jake Sullivan said on January 16, following a week of talks that failed to ease concerns of a possible conflict.
- NATO-Russia Relations Near Red Line Due to Alliance's Military Support of Ukraine, Peskov Tells CNN Sputnik 16 Jan 2022 -- The Kremlin spokesman's interview with CNN comes several days after talks in Geneva between Russia and the US - along with Russia-NATO talks - over tensions in Ukraine ended.
- Peskov Says 'There's Too Much Tension' on Russia's Border With Ukraine Sputnik 16 Jan 2022 -- Moscow has repeatedly rejected media reports in the West alleging that Russia was planning to "invade" Ukraine. The Kremlin underscores that it can relocate its troops within its own territory, while NATO's military activity near Russia's borders poses a threat to its security.
- Language Law For National Print Media Comes Into Force In Ukraine RFE/RL 16 Jan 2022 -- A language law came into force in Ukraine on January 16 that requires all national print media to be published in the country's official language, Ukrainian, in a bid to push back against the use of the Russian language in the public sphere.
- Ex-President Poroshenko Defiant Ahead Of Return To Ukraine To Face Treason Charges RFE/RL 16 Jan 2022 -- Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will return to Ukraine on January 17 to fight treason charges he says are a politically motivated attack by allies of current President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
- US has 18 punitive scenarios if Russia invades Ukraine: Sr. diplomat Press TV 16 Jan 2022 -- US Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has claimed that Washington has prepared 18 response scenarios to confront alleged Russian plans to "invade" Ukraine amid the persisting Western publicity campaign against Moscow.
- Ukrainian Ministry Accuses Russia Of Being Behind Cyberattack RFE/RL 16 Jan 2022 -- Ukraine on January 16 accused Russia of being behind a cyberattack that disabled government websites, adding that Moscow has been waging an increasingly intense "hybrid war" against its neighbor.
- Ukraine Blames Russia for Cyberattack VOA 16 Jan 2022 -- Ukraine Sunday blamed Russia for the defacement of government websites, contending it was part of Moscow's "hybrid war" against the former Soviet republic.
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