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    War in Donbas to crawl into 2018 – U.S. military intel
    May28

    War in Donbas to crawl into 2018 – U.S. military intel

    The fighting in eastern Ukraine between Russia-supported militants and Ukraine government forces will continue in 2018, according to the report by Director of U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Vincent Stewart. The conflict ”is likely to persist throughout the coming year as hopes dim for full implementation of the Minsk Agreements,” according to...

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko
    May28

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko

    Pro-Russian militants include in their requirements for the exchange of Ukrainian hostages the demand for the release of former [Yanukovych era police task force] Berkut officers, terrorists and murderers, Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy in the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada...

    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged
    May28

    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged

    Russia`s hybrid military forces have been shelling residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donbas for two hours on Sunday, May 28, according to chief of the Main Police Department in Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin. ”Krasnohorivka. At 06:40 local time, militants started shelling the town. There are reports about...

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ
    May27

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ

    Russian-terrorist forces on Friday, May 26, fired from 152 mm artillery at the positions of Ukrainian troops non-stop for 40 minutes, Colonel Andrei Lysenko, press secretary of the defense ministry for the ATO told a Saturday briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”In the Donetsk direction, the situation remains rather tense...

    Kremlin: Putin heading to Paris with ”well-known” position on Ukraine
    May27

    Kremlin: Putin heading to Paris with ”well-known” position on Ukraine

    The Kremlin claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is going to Paris for talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, May 29, will reiterate a ”well-known” position on Ukraine there, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”As for the possible discussion of the Ukrainian scenario at the upcoming meeting with...

    Ukrzaliznytsia says has no intention to terminate railway passenger traffic with Russia
    May27

    Ukrzaliznytsia says has no intention to terminate railway passenger traffic with Russia

    Ukraine`s state-owned JSC Ukrzaliznytsia railways operator is not planning to cease railway passenger services in Russian direction, according to the company`s press service, the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda reports. The report by the Russian publication Kommersant on the termination of passenger traffic starting July 1 is not...

    Ukraine releases video showing aftermath of Russian Grad rockets shelling on Avdiyivka residential areas
    May27

    Ukraine releases video showing aftermath of Russian Grad rockets shelling on Avdiyivka residential areas

    A video showing the consequences of a Russian attack on the older part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas from the enemy`s 122mm Grad-P portable rocket launchers was uploaded on YouTube channel by the Military Television of Ukraine. The State Emergency Service officers show what`s left of the exploded shells. See also:...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister speaks of upcoming talks with France, Germany, without Russia
    May26

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister speaks of upcoming talks with France, Germany, without Russia

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says it is necessary to bring the team of French President Emmanuel Macron up to speed to facilitate further work of the Normandy Four. Klimkin reminded that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had recently met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and had a very informative conversation with Macron....

    Transnistria will never become federal subject of Russia – Moldova`s president
    May26

    Transnistria will never become federal subject of Russia – Moldova`s president

    President of Moldova Igor Dodon has told TV Channel NTV Moldova that Transnistria will never become an independent state, noting that another Dubai could have been built for about $15 billion invested in the region in the past 25 years, according to Newsmaker.md. ”There is no future for Moldova without Transnistria and vice versa. When someone...

    Ukraine`s Krasnohorivka under attack: Hospital, university block, houses damaged
    May26

    Ukraine`s Krasnohorivka under attack: Hospital, university block, houses damaged

    Russian-led hybrid troops have mounted an attack on a residential area and infrastructure facilities in the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donetsk region, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”According to an update, the attack has destroyed the district hospital`s building, a block of...

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