Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand )

Natasha Bertrand

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Twitter Web App : Pentagon: The US will go ahead with long planned NATO military naval exercise in the Mediterranean called Neptune Strike 22, which will go through Feb 4 despite rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine. Exercise will include the USS Harry S Truman aircraft carrier strike group.

Twitter Web App : 'Germany is blocking NATO ally Estonia from giving military support to Ukraine by refusing to issue permits for German-origin weapons to be exported to Kyiv as it braces for a potential Russian invasion.' wsj.com/articles/germa…

Twitter for iPhone : NATO rejects Russia’s demands to withdraw forces from Bulgaria and Romania, saying the alliance 'will not renounce its ability to protect and defend each other, including with the presence of troops in the eastern part of the Alliance.' Full statement 👇

Twitter for iPhone : Biden told Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida today that while he remains focused on domestic issues and the current crisis in eastern Europe, the US still intends to 'step up our game in the Indo-Pacific.'
That includes a trip to Japan later this spring, per senior official.

Twitter for iPhone : MOSCOW, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Russia is sending two battalions of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Belarus to join military drills there next month, the Interfax news agency said on Friday, at a time of acute tensions with the West over neighbouring Ukraine.

Twitter for iPhone : Ukrainian military intel says Russia’s separatist proxies got new heavy artillery and tons of fuel. “In addition, a network of recruitment centers on the territory of Russia is actively recruiting mercenaries.” Suggests buildup/prep for attack also in the occupied territories.

Twitter Web App : Blinken: 'We anticipate that we will be able to share with Russia our concerns and ideas in more detail and in writing next week.' Russia had been demanding a written response to its security proposals.

Twitter Web App : Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking in Geneva, says US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told him that that the U.S. will provide written responses to all of Russia's security demands/proposals next week. Waiting to hear from Blinken to see if he'll confirm.