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    Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul
    Mar19

    Iraqi forces retake two key areas in west Mosul

    Iraqi forces in Mosul have said they have captured two key neighborhoods in its offensive to retake the western part of the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS), according to Al Jazeera. Adel Ahmed, the captain of the federal police, said control of the al-Kur and al-Tawafa will allow for a safe corridor...

    OSCE reports close small-arms fire in Donetsk region
    Mar19

    OSCE reports close small-arms fire in Donetsk region

    A patrol of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has faced a close small-arms fire in Donetsk region. ”On March 17, five SMM members were positioned – outside two of its vehicles – 15km north of Donetsk on the eastern side of highway H20, where it intersects with a secondary road leading east to Donetsk Water Filtration Station,...

    Over 10% of spring grains area sown so far in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Over 10% of spring grains area sown so far in Ukraine

    Farmers in Ukraine have sown 11%, or 273,000 hectares, of the country`s planned spring grains area since the season began on March 8, the agriculture ministry said on Friday, The Times of India reported. Ukraine, the world`s third-largest grain exporter, expects to sow 7.2 million hectares of spring grains this year, up from 7 million hectares...

    112 Russian attacks on Ukrainian position in Donbas – 4 killed, 3 wounded in last day
    Mar18

    112 Russian attacks on Ukrainian position in Donbas – 4 killed, 3 wounded in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 112 times in the past 24 hours with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and three as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

    Turkish MFA reiterates non-recognition of Crimea annexation
    Mar18

    Turkish MFA reiterates non-recognition of Crimea annexation

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Republic of Turkey has reiterated the non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea. ”Three years have passed since Ukraine`s Autonomous Republic of Crimea was annexed by the Russian Federation on the grounds of an illegitimate referendum held on March 16, 2014,” according to a press release regarding...

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case
    Mar18

    Manafort wanted for questioning in Ukraine corruption case

    Ukrainian prosecutors want to question Paul Manafort in connection with a corruption investigation and have made repeated requests for assistance from U.S. authorities, CNN has learned. Prosecutors in Kyiv said they have made seven separate appeals over the past two years for help in questioning President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager,...

    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump
    Mar18

    Arms for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia may help U.S. block Putin in Ukraine – 6 policies to U.S. President Donald Trump

    Arming Ukraine and imposing tougher sanctions on Russia are among the six policies offered by former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Michael Carpenter to U.S. President Donald Trump for blocking Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine, according to the U.S. Foreign Policy...

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International
    Mar18

    Rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in international blind spot in Crimea – Amnesty International

    Three years after the peninsula`s unlawful annexation by Russia in March 2014, the human rights situation in Crimea is worsening fast, said Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on March 17, 2017. ”It is exacerbated by the absence of any effective international monitoring mechanism with access to the peninsula, which has emboldened the...

    NATO ships arrive in Odesa for joint drills with Ukrainian sailors until April 20
    Mar18

    NATO ships arrive in Odesa for joint drills with Ukrainian sailors until April 20

    The crews of the four NATO ships that arrived in Odesa on Friday will have joint drills with Ukrainian sailors, according to an UNIAN correspondent. This was announced at a press conference on board the Polish Navy`s ORP K.X. CZERNICKI on March 17. ORP K.X. CZERNICKI Captain Alexander Urbanowicz is the commander of the fleet, which also comprises...

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict
    Mar18

    Trump hopes for ”peaceful resolution” to Donbas conflict

    U.S. President Donald Trump has announced after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that they seek a ”peaceful solution” to the conflict in Russia-occupied Donbas, the east of Ukraine. ”I also appreciate Chancellor Merkel`s leadership along with the French President [Francois Hollande] to resolve the conflict in Ukraine where we...

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