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    Ukraine, NATO developing rehabilitation programs for veterans of Donbas war
    Apr24

    Ukraine, NATO developing rehabilitation programs for veterans of Donbas war

    Programs of rehabilitation, including psychological rehabilitation, of Ukrainian troops are being elaborated jointly with NATO trust funds, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during festivities on the occasion of the announcement of candidates for the Ukrainian national team that will participate in ”Invictus Games” in Toronto, according...

    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Apr23

    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says that a recent incident when an OSCE monitors` armored car was blown up in occupied Donbas is a confirmation of the Kremlin`s attempts to intimidate the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. ”We consider the serious incident, which occurred inside territory controlled and supported by...

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video
    Apr23

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video

    The member of European OSCE`s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine who was killed after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk on Sunday morning was an American citizen, according to Reuters. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on Sunday morning, a spokesman for Austria`s foreign ministry said, Reuters reported. See...

    OSCE car exploded on an anti-tank mine in Russia-controlled Donbas, casualties reported
    Apr23

    OSCE car exploded on an anti-tank mine in Russia-controlled Donbas, casualties reported

    A vehicle of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine was reported to have been damaged in an anti-tank blast in Donbas on Sunday morning, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”The Ukrainian members of the JCCC [Joint Centre for Control and Coordination] have reported that a car...

    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico
    Apr22

    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico

    The Trump administration said Friday that it would not grant a waiver from Russian sanctions to Exxon Mobil or any other energy companies, according to Politico. The Treasury Department announcement follows reports that Exxon had been seeking such a waiver to drill in the Black Sea. It comes as the FBI and congressional intelligence committees...

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council
    Apr22

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks given the virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, Peter Dickinson wrote in his column for Atlantic Council titled ”Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern...

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media
    Apr22

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media

    U.S. troops have targeted and killed a leading member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in a commando raid in Syria, military officials say, according to the BBC. The attack took place near the town of Mayadin in eastern Syria, the BBC wrote. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, is said by the Americans to be a...

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine
    Apr22

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    The Associated Press tells a story of Lithuanian volunteers` assistance to Ukrainian government forces in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels by supplying non-lethal military aid, such as night-vision goggles, helmets, bullet-proof vests and telescopic sniper sights, as well as packing colorful teddy bears for children — to help ease...

    MFA Russia says Montenegro seeing ”surge of anti-Russian hysteria”
    Apr22

    MFA Russia says Montenegro seeing ”surge of anti-Russian hysteria”

    The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the situation in Montenegro is now unfavorable for the Russians, as stated by ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova, RIA Novosti reports. Provocations are possible against the citizens of the Russian Federation, RIA Novosti quoted Zakharova as saying. ”In Montenegro, the situation is clearly unfavorable...

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests
    Apr22

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests

    A number of pro-Russian businessmen, officials and public figures from across Europe accepted the invitation of occupation authorities in Crimea to take part in the so-called ”Yalta International Economic Forum” held in the annexed Crimea, according to Europeiska Pravda. See also: PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine...

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