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    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas over the last 48 hours, 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed
    Jan21

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas over the last 48 hours, 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed

    Russian militants shelled a bus in Olenivka and launched 25 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarter. View map in full size In Mariupol sector, Russian militants used grenade launchers and...

    Royal Navy warship to enter the Black Sea port of Odesa in 2017 as part of British assistance to Ukraine
    Jan21

    Royal Navy warship to enter the Black Sea port of Odesa in 2017 as part of British assistance to Ukraine

    The Defence Secretary of the United Kingdom Michael Fallon announces after the official visit to Ukraine that The British destroyer HMS Dauntless (D33) Type 45 will etner the Black Sea port of Odesa in 2017, and Britain will continue to assist Ukraine in protecting the territorial integrity and sovereignty, reports the official United Kingdom...

    Russia arms and trains its militants in Donbas – U.S. Mission to OSCE
    Jan20

    Russia arms and trains its militants in Donbas – U.S. Mission to OSCE

    U.S. Mission to OSCE reports that the Russian Federation doesn’t want to take responsibility for invading in Donbas and continues lying about its role in the fighting. According to the report Moscow continues to arm and train Russian militants in Donbas. Moscow continues to arm, train, and fight alongside separatists in eastern Ukraine. —...

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army in Donbas from heavy weapons in the past 24 hours
    Jan20

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army in Donbas from heavy weapons in the past 24 hours

    Russian militants violated the ceasefire along the entire front line in the main flashpoints – at the Svitlodarsk bulge, in Zaitseve, Avdiivka and the Donetsk airport. Ukrainian Armed Forces incurred no losses during the last day, 2 troops were injured, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in...

    Russia will try to influence the European elections – the U.S. Vice President
    Jan19

    Russia will try to influence the European elections – the U.S. Vice President

    The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, predicted the Russian Federation to become the greatest threat to the international liberal order. He also added that Moscow would try to influence the course of elections in Europe, as it did in the United States during the 2016 presidential election. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in...

    OSCE SMM in Donbas to be extended including observations during the nighttime
    Jan19

    OSCE SMM in Donbas to be extended including observations during the nighttime

    Foreign Minister of Austria, OSCE head Sebastian Kurz plans to expand work of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM ) in Donbas. Priority must be to improve daily lifes of people along the contact line in eastern #Ukraine. @OSCE #osce2017AUT — Sebastian Kurz (@sebastiankurz) January 18,...

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army 61 times in all sectors in Donbas in past 24 hours
    Jan19

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army 61 times in all sectors in Donbas in past 24 hours

    Almost all Russian militants’ attacks took place in Stanytsia Luhanska and Popasna districts. Troitske remained the main flashpoint in the Luhansk sector, as 5 brief mortar attacks and a number of smaller militant provocations took place there. Ukrainian Armed Forces incurred no casualties in combat in the last 24 hours. View map in full size In...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in Donbas more than 100 times in past 48 hours
    Jan17

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in Donbas more than 100 times in past 48 hours

    Russian militants were mortaring Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka for two hours from two different directions. 37 mines were launched. Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 41 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation...

    Yanukovych asked Russia to deploy troops in Ukraine in 2014 – UN official document
    Jan17

    Yanukovych asked Russia to deploy troops in Ukraine in 2014 – UN official document

    On January 17, 2017, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko wrote on his official Facebook page that he has received recognized by the United Nations (UN) official documents, a copy of a request of then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to Russia to deploy its soldiers in Ukraine. “The Chief Military...

    In the Hague Tribunal Ukraine accuses Russia in terrorism and ethnic persecution
    Jan16

    In the Hague Tribunal Ukraine accuses Russia in terrorism and ethnic persecution

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service informs that on January 16, 2017, Ukrainian diplomats conveyed a lawsuit in the international court of justice (the Hague Tribunal) against Russia . The Russian Federation is accused of violating two conventions: the UN Convention on combating financing of terrorism and the Convention on the...

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