The Cipher Brief Open Source Report

March 1st, 2022

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says reports of violations of human rights by Russia are ‘mounting by the hour’ and that Russian attacks are destroying critical infrastructure and targeting schools, hospitals and residential areas. He called the invasion of Ukraine ‘unprovoked and unjustified’ in a televised speech to the UN Security Council where he urged the members to assign accountability for this conflict to Russia. He also called into question whether Russia should be allowed to remain on the security council. Let's get to the rest of the report.