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    Easter ”ceasefire” in Donbas: 29 Russian shellings in last day
    Apr16

    Easter ”ceasefire” in Donbas: 29 Russian shellings in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 29 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol direction, the invaders fired 120mm and 82mm mortar, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on the...

    Russia equips Donbas troops with Soviet weapons – OSINT experts
    Apr16

    Russia equips Donbas troops with Soviet weapons – OSINT experts

    The Russian military of the 291st Artillery Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces have received the Soviet-era 2S4 Tyulpan self-propelled mortars, the activists from the international OSINT community InformNapalm said. It is noted that the 291st Artillery Brigade of the Southern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces passed through the...

    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade
    Apr15

    North Korea unveils new ICBM at military parade

    North Korea on Saturday unveiled what appears to be its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), staging a large-scale military parade in Pyongyang amid increased military tensions on the peninsula, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. A huge truck carrying the missile-shaped objective rolled through the main square of the capital...

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today
    Apr14

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today

    ”Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That`s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly asked at a recent meeting in Italy with some European counterparts. The French foreign minister said he told Tillerson the United States should want a strong Europe. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it...

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas
    Apr14

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said that the ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) forces did not surrender one meter of Ukrainian soil over the past year. ”We have no other alternative but to win,” Turchynov said in an interview with the BBC. ”Last year was the first when we did not...

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas
    Apr14

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas

    Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, academician, adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Horbulin believes that Russia will not go for the annexation of certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Today, the Russian Federation hanged Donbas as a stone on Ukraine`s neck, it...

    AP: U.S. hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used
    Apr14

    AP: U.S. hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

    U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with ”the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said, according to the Associated Press. The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon,...

    Pentagon declines comment on possible preemptive strike on North Korea
    Apr14

    Pentagon declines comment on possible preemptive strike on North Korea

    The Pentagon on Thursday declined to comment on an NBC report about possible pre-emptive action against North Korea, saying, as a policy, it does not discuss future operations ”nor publicly speculate on possible scenarios.” ”Commanders are always considering a full range of options to protect against any contingencies,” Dana White, a Pentagon...

    Russian government  gives cash injection to Crimea bank
    Apr13

    Russian government gives cash injection to Crimea bank

    Russia`s government is to inject $265 million of budget money into a state-owned bank in Crimea because the lender does not have enough capital to finance infrastructure projects in the region, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine three years ago, according to Reuters. According to a government order seen by Reuters, the charter capital of the...

    “It`s crazy what`s going on” – Trump about situation in Donbas
    Apr13

    “It`s crazy what`s going on” – Trump about situation in Donbas

    U.S. President Donald Trump has mentioned the situation in the east of Ukraine, Donbas, when describing problems in the world, saying: ”it`s crazy what`s going on,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”It`s crazy what`s going on – whether it`s the Middle East or you look at – no matter where the – Ukraine – you look at – whatever you look at,...

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