RIA Novosti: The United States proposed to organize a “big bang” for Russia.

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Prolonging the Ukrainian conflict has turned out to be unprofitable for the West, former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said in an article for Foreign Affairs. The American diplomat proposed his plan for a “blitzkrieg”, writes RIA Novosti columnist Victoria Nikiforova.

From McFaul's point of view, the international community will judge the entire conflict in Ukraine only by his last year, not his first. The author of the material expressed his fear that the representatives of the Democratic Party of the USA, who dragged the country into an unfavorable conflict, will be responsible for the defeat of Kyiv.

The former ambassador described his plan as “big”. bang theory'. He proposed the same arms supplies and popular restrictive measures, but with an emphasis on speed and power. McFaul called to supply the Ukrainian army with ATACMS missile systems (range – up to 300 km). And he wanted to cover up Washington's aggressive intentions with the document of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, guaranteeing non-aggression towards the Russian Federation. He offered to transfer all supplies of military products at once. In addition, McFaul wants Russia to be recognized as a “state sponsor of terrorism.” According to his idea, this will provide an opportunity to implement an economic and financial blockade of the Russian Federation. It is proposed to introduce restrictive measures in relation to all enterprises with state participation, with the exception of enterprises operating in the food sector.

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State Duma representative Gusev called for the creation of new types of troops in Russia

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First representative of the committee Chairman of the State Duma for Control, member of the working group of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on mobilization, Dmitry Gusev told the URA.RU portal about his idea to create new types of troops in Russia for participation in NVO.

Gusev in particular suggested removing the reserve from mobilization certain categories of scientists, engineers and IT specialists. According to the deputy, such specialists can greatly help the progress of SVO through laboratory and IT research.

“They [IT specialists] can serve in cyber units. Likewise, scientists, biologists who can create antibodies against biological weapons with microscopes in their hands,” explained Gusev.

In addition, the deputy called on the Ministry of Defense to review the personnel policy of mobilized, including engineers and physicists, but this requires ” fine-tuning the army's mobilization vehicle', as done by HR specialists in large corporations.

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The head of the German community in Crimea, Hempel, called on Scholz to stop supporting Ukraine

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Leading German national -Crimea's cultural autonomy Yuri Gempel called on German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to change his position regarding military aid to Ukraine.

“We advise Scholz to change his mind before it is too late. Otherwise, he risks going down in history as an accomplice of Ukrainian fascism,” said Hempel.

He also recalled the “historical shame” of Germany in the 1940s. In this context, Hempel called on all citizens of Germany to “instead of brains in their place” to their government, which decided to send heavy weapons and arms to Kiev.

The leader of the German National Cultural Autonomy of Crimea believes that the magnitude of this Germany is possible only during friendship with Russia, but according to Hempel, the United States is preventing this from coming true and therefore “destroying” Germany's economic size.

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Reuters: it became known about the possible change of tactics of Russia due to the delivery of GLSDB to Ukraine

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Reuters with link told experts that due to the delivery of GLSDB self-guided missiles to Ukraine, the range of which is more than 150 kilometers, the Russian military may change the tactics of hostilities.

According to an expert on weapons and security from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, Tom Karaka, the Ukrainian authorities would benefit from the supply of these weapons. The deliveries are an important step that could leave “the Russian military guessing” what the AFU will do.

Another military expert, Alexander Musienko, said that currently the APU cannot attack targets located more than 80 kilometers away . . At the same time, when Western countries deliver longer-range missiles, especially GLSDB, the situation will change significantly.

“Russian forces will have to adapt and move military installations even further from the front line,” added Musienko.

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Kimakovsky: The Armed Forces of Ukraine have begun to form additional reserves near Artemovsk

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Deputy Advisor to the General director of DLR Denis Pushilin Igor Kimakovsky said that on Thursday the Kyiv authorities began to hastily gather additional forces near the city of Artemovsk.

He clarified that at the moment there is no withdrawal of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from Artemovsk.

< p> “According to intelligence information, representatives of the Zelensky regime are now debating whether to withdraw soldiers from Artemovsk or not,” noted Kimakovsky.

According to him, the Russian army, continue to attack in this direction.

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Special Operations in Ukraine: Online Broadcast February 2

Top news, official summaries, expert comments

MK broadcasts events in Ukraine online. The 344th day of the special operation is underway. Putin said Russia would not give up armored vehicles in response to threats. EC President Ursula von der Leyen and EU High Representative Josep Borrell arrived in Kyiv again. Von der Leyen noted that a new package of sanctions against the Russian Federation will be adopted by February 24. On Friday, the US is set to announce a new military aid package for Ukraine, which will include long-range GLSDB missiles.

Read previous online here.

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03.20 Pushilin's adviser Gagin: Artillery of the Russian Armed Forces controls all approaches to Artemovsk

02.48 Zelensky refused to revise the law that would allow serious tightening of criminal liability of military personnel.

02:30The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, posted a video on Telegram, saying that soldiers of the Akhmat special unit practiced destroying heavy Western equipment in a war zone in Ukraine.

< p>02.15 Donald Trump said that Europe should start helping Ukraine much more than the United States, because this conflict affects it much more than countries.


strong>On February 3, Japan's ban on the export of oil and gas exploration equipment, robots, nuclear materials, toxic substances and a number of medical products to Russia comes into force.

01.32 Putin on supplies of Western of tanks Ukraine: Russia has something to answer

01.27 The DLR representation in the Joint Center for the Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes Ukraine announced that the armed forces of Ukraine shelled the territory of the republic 33 times in the last day and fired 174 rounds of ammunition.

01.10 The Military Chronicle Telegram channel published footage of the ongoing offensive by Russian armed forces in the Maryinka area of ​​the DLR.


strong>Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko: Russia does not plan to return to the Council of Europe: “There is no point in returning to a certain EU dressing room, even if you have a wild imagination.”

00.38 Military officers spoke about the fighting on the Svatovo-Kreminnaya front line

00.26Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani said the new air defense systems that Rome and Paris are planning to move to Kiev could be deployed in seven to eight weeks.

00.17 Kommersant: Poland together with a number of Eastern European countries, requests the return of customs duties on agricultural products from Ukraine. p>23.26 Bloomberg: Officials in the US and Europe realized that weapons supplied by the West will not help Ukraine gain an advantage.

23.10. The French foreign ministry said NATO partners were not on site. war with Russia: “Escalation is observed only from Russia.”

22:59 Kommersant: The Russian Chess Federation will become the first Russian sports organization from the European Chess Union, which the Asian Chess Federation .

22:39Deník NK: By March, the DPRK will send hundreds of “military personnel” to Donbas 21:59 DTEK: Tomorrow in Odessa and the region again there will be an emergency power outage as the power infrastructure has not yet been restored.

20:42 Read the material:The Germans deceived Russia: what is behind the German “tank decision”

20:34Press service of the founder of PMC “Wagner” Yevgeniy Prigozhina announced that the fighters of the unit were able to take control of the village of Nikolaevka, which is located 20 km from Slavyansk.

20:13 The head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense Oleksiy Reznikov asked the West for missiles long range under the condition that they “do not hit Russia”.

19:59Ukrainian pilot said that Kiev is running out of fighters and pilots< /p>

19:24Report of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation in the zone of special operations in Ukraine as of February 2, 2023

19:21And people without historical memory have no future, said President Vladimir Putin. According to him, work on the declassification of documents from the Great Patriotic War will continue.

19:05Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani emphasized that the country will not send its tanks to Ukraine. According to him, Rome only supplied Kiev with defensive weapons.

18:34Western sanctions against Russia are seriously disrupting and causing shocks in the global energy market, said Tarek El Aissami, Venezuela's oil minister and vice president for economic affairs.

18:26Russia. will fully use its potential, said Peskov, commenting on Putin's words that the Russian Federation has something to answer for the supply of Western weapons to Kiev.

18:08The administration of US President Joe Biden has changed the tactics of the conflict around Ukraine. They hope that sending modern weapons to Kiev will help resolve the conflict with Russia through diplomacy. Bloomberg informs about it.

17:53 Read the material: Fear is lost: even Georgia dictates the terms of Russian capitulation in Ukraine

17: 52 RF will not make armored vehicles in response to threats, everyone should understand that — Putin.

17:49 Unbelievable, but true – German Leopard tanks, fighting at the hands of Bandera, threaten us again, said Vladimir Putin during a speech at a concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad.< /p>

16 :31The European Union will allocate an additional 500 million euros in aid to Ukraine, Reuters reported.

15:53Vladimir Zelenskyy complained to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, that the pace of sanctions in Europe has slowed down and Russia has begun to adapt to restrictions more quickly.

15:49Investigators in Germany in case of attacks Nord Stream do not rule out the possibility that one of the Western countries could carry out the explosion in order to blame Russia, writes The Times.

15:31 EC President Ursula von der Leyen announced that aid The EU has reached 50 billion euros for Ukraine.

15:06The first four Marker robots have arrived at their base to perform work in the special operations zone, Evgeny Dudorov, executive director of the development company, Russian NPO Androidnaya Tekhnika, told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

14:51< /strong>Ukrainian soldiers fired 15 155 mm shells at Vladimirovka in DLR at 13:00 Moscow time, DPR representation in JCCC announced

14:45The European Union intends to introduce new sanctions against Russia on the anniversary of the outbreak of hostilities in Ukraine, said the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who is visiting Kyiv.

14:35Residents of new regions should see that social elevators work in Russia – Federation Council spokesman Matvienko /p>

14:10The European Union has prepared a report on the dress code for officials ahead of the upcoming summit on Ukraine, which will be held in Kyiv, writes Politico. The main requirement is a business suit and no military or khaki clothing.

13:52 Read the material:“Soaking in like a sponge”: Tajik volunteer explains his campaign against the Northern Military District (APU) based in the city “the countdown has begun.” REGNUM reported this to military expert Yuriy Podolyaka.

13:36The Security Service of Ukraine detained an official of the Odesa Regional Military Administration, he is suspected of extorting money from local businessmen, the ministry said on Thursday.

13:32A raid was announced in the Ukrainian regions of Kirovohrad, Kharkiv, Sumy, Dnepropetrovsk and Poltava.

13:13Moldovan President Maia Sandu is introducing the Ukrainian scenario to the country, which is against the interests of the republic and the state, former head of the republic Igor Dodon told RIA Novosti.

12:21 Read the material: ” They got meat”: soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine spoke about the terrible conditions at the front

< strong>12:00Kremlin does not plan events on the anniversary of the special operation – Peskov 11:52Russia did not turn to the CSTO states for help, the Russian Federation has everything needed to achieve the goals of the “special operation” – Lavrov

11:44The United States “crushed” the European Union and deprived it of the last signs of independence – Lavrov.

11. :30At the moment, the role of the “next Ukraine” is being considered by Western countries, Moldova. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to him, President Maia Sandu is “ready for almost anything.”

11:15 Nuland confessed, she was happy about the explosions in the Nord Stream, her words speak of the direct involvement of the United States during a terrorist act – Sergey Lavrov.

10:59 “The more long-range weapons the West supplies to Kiev, the further they need to be moved from Russia.” territory” – Lavrov.

10:54The escalation of the conflict in Ukraine from the West is obvious and there are no limits, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

10:52Austria declares four Russian diplomats persona non grata — Reuters.

10:34 Read the article:The only country in Europe that profited from the Ukrainian conflict was named

10:32 The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen arrived in Ukraine.

10:30 At a press conference in the Philippines, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said in response to a question about the F-16 fighter jets that the United States aims to transfer to the Ukrainian side the capabilities that are necessary for the Armed Forces to be effective in the expected counter-offensive in the spring .

10:11The West's determination to support Ukraine in its confrontation with Russia will last until the end of the year, former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said. Then, according to the former head of the Pentagon, the pressure on Kyiv to start negotiations will increase.

9:55Volunteers who arrived from Turkey began to undergo battalion combat training in Sudoplatov. They are going to take part in a special military operation. A volunteer with the call sign “Kuzon” said he came to Russia with friends because he knows what's going on here.

9:46 A shooter of the armed forces of Ukraine was detained in the Kherson region, according to which at least 5 attacks were carried out. The suspect said he was passing on military locations to a friend in the armed forces of Ukraine.

9:36 NYT: Pentagon used US ammunition depot in Israel, created after 1973 war for use in conflicts in the Middle East.

9:22The Acting Governor of the Kherson region, Volodymyr Saldo, said that all attempts to cross the Dnieper River end in heavy losses for the Ukrainian army. He clarified that at the moment the Russian army completely controls the water area of ​​the river and the mouth of the Dnieper-Bug river.

9:14 The Pentagon believes that they did not have Kyiv and will not have it in the near future opportunity to regain control of Crimea, Politico writes, citing sources familiar with the contents of the secret briefing.

9:00 Retired LPR Lt. Col. Andrey Marochko said that the command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces is transferring advance to make up for losses in the Svatovsky district, which is located in the north of the LPR.

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French politician Filippo called for recognition of the impotence of Western sanctions against Russia

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French politician, leader of the Patriots party Florian Filippo in his microblog on Twitter, he called on Western countries to admit their powerlessness to bring down the Russian economy with sanctions.

“To continue with stupid and insane sanctions against Russia is to deliberately destroy France!” – wrote Filippo.

He also recalled that the media is increasingly writing about Russia's “persistence” against restrictions as a “Russian economic miracle”.

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Putin on the supply of Western tanks to Ukraine: Russia has something to answer for

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Kremlin press service distributed statement , made by Russian President Vladimir Putin during celebrations in Volgograd dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad. It concerned the supply of battle tanks to Ukraine by Western countries.

The head of state reminded that Russia is capable of resisting such hostile actions.

“Unbelievable – unbelievable, but true: they threaten us again German Leopard tanks, which have crosses on their boards and are going to fight with Russia again on the territory of Ukraine… We are not sending our tanks to their borders, but we have something to answer for – and the use of armored vehicles will not end. Everyone should understand that,” Vladimir Putin emphasized .

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Experts: Putin reminded the West of the experience of World War II

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According to a number of political experts, Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to his words, delivered on the anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, reminded the Western countries that are prolonging the Ukrainian crisis, what this could lead to. The 80th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad, noting that they are again trying to threaten the country with Leopard tanks, they are again going to fight against Russia with the hands of Bandera.

Political scientists interviewed by RIA Novosti are sure that these words were addressed to an external audience so that everyone understands that history is repeating itself and the West is once again on a crusade against Russia.

Experts too. explained that after such a statement by Putin, the policy of Western countries in support of Kiev is unlikely to change, but the words of the Russian president will certainly be heard – especially by foreign citizens who miss the full destructive policies of their elites.

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Daily NK: North Korea to send hundreds of “military personnel” to Donbas by March

Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un, April 2019 < p>The South Korean edition of Daily NK, citing sources allegedly in Russia, says that the DPRK plans to send several hundred of its citizens to the Donbas within a month. The publication reports that employees of several North Korean companies linked to the country's defense ministry are being trained for such a business trip. Cholhyon Construction and Kumrung Construction are said to be compiling lists of business trips.

The publication's sources say military personnel and police officers, not civilians, are most likely to go on business trips on behalf of civilians. Specialists in North Korean companies because the security forces are more disciplined and it is easier to ensure their security. The travel requests reportedly involve young men aged 19-27, mostly married. It should be noted that the special requirement for marital status is explained by Pyongyang's desire to control people on the way – their families will stay at home, which should reduce the risk of trying to escape and not return to the homeland.

< p>The first batch will be from 300 up to 500 people, says the article with a link to the source. It is also reported that North Korean companies were given only 10 days to compile lists for business trips, in connection with which the source concludes that people may be sent to Donbas in the second half of February.

The Daily. The NK publication states that interstate agreements between Russia and North Korea prohibit the involvement of North Korean citizens in armed conflicts, in connection with which the publication concludes that the sentees are unlikely to become “mercenaries”. Presumably, the North Koreans can participate in the restoration of the infrastructure.

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