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    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb27

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 49 times in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    On February 25, the Anti-Terrorist Operation forces recorded 49 enemy attacks, according to the ATO Headquarters.Avdiivka’s industrial zone as well as the area between Chermalyk and Shyrokyne in Mariupol sector stand as hotspots. View map in full size The enemy opened fire in the area of Avdiivka. Along with heavy weapons, mortars and tanks in...

    U.S. urges Russia to cease attacks in Donbas immediately
    Feb26

    U.S. urges Russia to cease attacks in Donbas immediately

    The United States has once again called on Russia and the terrorists Moscow has been supporting to cease fire in eastern Ukraine immediately, according to a statement by State Department spokesman Mark Toner. ”The United States is closely monitoring the growing violence in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks and the continuing failure of the...

    Kyrgyz opposition leader detained – media
    Feb26

    Kyrgyz opposition leader detained – media

    Leading Kyrgyz opposition politician Omurbek Tekebaev has been detained by authorities upon arrival at the Bishkek airport after the prosecutor`s office said it was launching a criminal investigation into the Ata-Meken party leader, RFE/RL reports. Shortly before Tekebaev`s arrest at the airport, the General Prosecutor`s Office said it was...

    Ukraine marking Day of resistance to Russian occupation of Crimea
    Feb26

    Ukraine marking Day of resistance to Russian occupation of Crimea

    Kyiv will host a March of Solidarity with the Ukrainians, Crimean Tatar people and representatives of other nationalities living in a temporarily occupied Crimea. On this day three years ago, Crimean Tatar activists held a rally outside the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine,...

    Thousands take to Moscow streets to remember opposition`s Nemtsov
    Feb26

    Thousands take to Moscow streets to remember opposition`s Nemtsov

    On February 26, Russians are taking part in a rally in the memory of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov; while those opposing repression against Ukraine are also part of the March, having formed a separate group, according to an UNIAN news agency correspondent in Russia. The rally expected to involve as many as 30,000 participants has been...

    Savchenko publishes list of prisoners of war she visited in Russia-occupied Donbas
    Feb26

    Savchenko publishes list of prisoners of war she visited in Russia-occupied Donbas

    Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko has published a list of prisoners of war (POW), whom she visited in the occupied territory of Donetsk region. The relevant list was published on her Facebook page. ”I managed to see our prisoners. The guys are feeling well. The conditions are ordinary, like in prison. They say the attitude to them is normal. There...

    Law enforcers blast fiscal officials for extorting UAH 70 mln for VAT refund
    Feb26

    Law enforcers blast fiscal officials for extorting UAH 70 mln for VAT refund

    The Ukrainian Security Service has launched a raid to expose the State Fiscal Service officials, who extorted UAH 70 million from businesses for non-hindered VAT refunds, the SBU press center reports. The law enforcers found that the employees of the structural units of a big taxpayers office at the SFS had been systemically demanding money from...

    OSCE SMM concerned over threat of eco-disaster as Donetsk water filtration station halts operations
    Feb26

    OSCE SMM concerned over threat of eco-disaster as Donetsk water filtration station halts operations

    Chief of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan has expressed concern over a threat of environmental disaster in Donbas amid ceased operations of the Donetsk water filtration station, according to the SMM press service. The implications of a strike on the filtration station ”go beyond the immediate...

    French magistrate to investigate Francois Fillon case
    Feb26

    French magistrate to investigate Francois Fillon case

    A French magistrate is to investigate payments made to the family of center-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon, prosecutors say, according to the BBC. It is a step up from what was until now a preliminary inquiry. The judge can still decide to drop the case, the BBC reported. The inquiry does not mention directly Mr. Fillon, who is...

    Merkel formally nominated for German election run
    Feb25

    Merkel formally nominated for German election run

    Angela Merkel`s conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party`s top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base, according to The Associated Press (AP). The dpa news agency reported that Merkel won the support of 95 percent of delegates at a convention of the...

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