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Артем Усс прокомментировал сообщения о “покупке услуг” для побега из Италии


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Бизнесмен Артемо Усс прокомментировал сообщения о том, что он и его семья оплатили “услуги” за побег из Италии.


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В конгрессе США запросили информацию у “писателя-призрака” Байдена


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Юридический комитет палаты представителей конгресса попросил “автора-призрака” мемуаров президента США Джо Байдена передать все записи и заметки его разговоров с главой Белого дома.


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Минобороны: Российские бойцы остановили ротацию ВСУ на купянском направлении


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Снайперские пары в составе групп специального назначения 1-й гвардейской танковой армии группировки войск “Запад” остановили ротацию подразделений ВСУ на купянском направлении. Об этом сообщили в Минобороны России.


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На всей территории Украины 15 февраля объявлена воздушная тревога


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Под утро четверга на всей территории Украины сработали сирены воздушной тревоги. Об этом пишет РИА Новости со ссылкой на данные ресурса по оповещению населения.


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Reports: ‘Urgent National Security Threat’ May Be Russian Space-Based Weapons System


A U.S. congressman has urged the Biden administration to declassify information about “a serious national security threat.” A senior aide says the issue appears to be about a space-deployed, Russian anti-satellite weapon. And, people are becoming environmental refugees as pollution gets worse.

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US Officials Push Back After Lawmaker Sounds Alarm on Security Threat


Washington — The White House along with other top officials are seeking to reassure the American public after a key lawmaker sounded alarms about a “serious national security threat” facing the United States.

In an unusual move that caught some of his fellow lawmakers by surprise, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee publicly called on President Joe Biden to declassify intelligence on the unnamed threat so that the American public and its allies could formulate a response.

Republican Representative Mike Turner declined to elaborate.  But in an email Turner reportedly sent to colleagues, shared on social media by various news outlets, he described the danger as a “foreign military destabilizing capability.” 

Several media outlets, quoting U.S. officials, reported late Wednesday that the threat involves a new Russian space-based capability.

But a U.S. official, speaking to VOA on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the intelligence, said that while the danger is significant, it is not imminent.

“The threat described does not involve an active capability that has been deployed,” the official said.

The White House also sought to downplay concerns, noting it was already set to brief lawmakers on some of the details Thursday.

“I’m confident that President Biden, in the decisions that he is taking, is going to ensure the security of the American people going forward,” said White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan.

“We believe that we can and will and are protecting the national security of the United States,” Sullivan told reporters, adding he was surprised that Turner took his concerns public since they were scheduled to meet for a classified briefing Thursday.

Sullivan also defended the decision not to make the threat intelligence public, pointing both to concerns about protecting U.S. “sources and methods,” and the president’s willingness to declassify intelligence in the past.

“You definitely are not going to find an unwillingness to do that when it’s in our national security interests to do so,” he said. “This administration has gone further and, in more creative, more strategic ways, dealt with the declassification of intelligence in the national interest of the United States than any administration in history.”

Some key lawmakers also pushed back.

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Jim Himes, called the threat “a significant one” but “not a cause for panic.”

“As to whether more can be declassified about this issue, that is a worthwhile discussion,” he added in a statement. “But it is not a discussion to be had in public.” 

The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee likewise sought to allay concerns.

The committee “has the intelligence in question and has been rigorously tracking this issue from the start,” Democratic Chairman Mark Warner and Republican Vice Chairman Marco Rubio said in a statement.

“We continue to take this matter seriously and are discussing an appropriate response with the administration,” they added. “In the meantime, we must be cautious about potentially disclosing sources and methods that may be key to preserving a range of options for U.S. action.”

Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson separately told reporters multiple times there is “no need for public alarm.”

“I want to assure the American people,” Johnson said. “We just want to assure everyone steady hands are at the wheel. We’re working on it and there’s no need for alarm.” 


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В Латвии вступили в силу поправки о конфискации авто из России


Автомобили с российскими номерами, конфискованные в Латвии в связи с нарушением поправок к закону “О дорожном движении”, будут передаваться Украине.

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Chiefs rally shooting is a ‘human violence problem’: Rep. Alford


(NewsNation) — A festive atmosphere turned tragic Wednesday near the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl rally when gunfire erupted, leaving one person dead and many others injured, police reported.

Authorities said the shooting unfolded near Union Station, a central hub for celebrations in Kansas City. Rep. Mark Alford, R-Mo., expressed shock and grief over the violence in an interview on “The Hill on NewsNation.”

“My daughter and son were at the parade. They left before the shooting occurred. It’s a sad day for Kansas City,” he said. “This was supposed to be a day to celebrate, and today, we are mourning.”

As authorities investigate the shooting, questions about gun violence and public safety have resurfaced.

“It is impossible to secure that area. You cannot run a million people through metal detectors to get in there to celebrate the Chiefs victory,” Alford said. “I do know that the Kansas City Missouri Police Department has been training for this.”

Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves said the shooting appears to be criminal rather than an act of terrorism.

“It is a human violence problem. How do you solve that? That’s a great question,” Alford said.

During a news conference, Graves confirmed the death and said at least 22 others had gunshot injuries. Children’s Mercy Hospital is treating 12 patients from the rally, 11 of whom are confirmed to be children.

At least three armed people have been taken into custody.


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‘Brew Five Chinese Tea Bags’ – War in Ukraine Update for Feb. 15


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Russians said to be sending nuclear arms to space; Umerov pleased with coalition’s progress on drones, F-16s, etc.; Moscow’s troops move forward in Donetsk region and along left bank


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