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    Russia violates Geneva Convention by forcing Crimeans to serve in army – MFA Ukraine
    Apr05

    Russia violates Geneva Convention by forcing Crimeans to serve in army – MFA Ukraine

    The Russian Federation violates the provisions of the Convention on the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War of 1949 (4th Geneva Convention), by forcing Crimean residents to serve in the Russian army, Deputy Foreign Minister Serhiy Kyslytsia wrote on Twitter. ”As an occupying power (UNGA Resolution), Russia violates Art. 51 of the 4th...

    Suspected gas attack on Syria`s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35 – media
    Apr04

    Suspected gas attack on Syria`s rebel-held Idlib kills at least 35 – media

    A suspected gas attack by Syrian government or Russian jets killed at least 35 people, including nine children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a British-based war monitoring group said, according to Reuters. The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment. Damascus has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons,...

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017
    Apr04

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017

    Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug has reported about civilian casualties in the war in eastern Ukraine, saying 21 civilians were killed and 95 were injured since the beginning of the current year, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Violence comes with human cost: since January...

    Poroshenko discusses Donbas with Merkel and Hollande
    Apr03

    Poroshenko discusses Donbas with Merkel and Hollande

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has had a trilateral phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, during which the parties discussed the situation in Donbas, according to the president`s press service. Poroshenko condemned ongoing Russian aggression and continuous shelling, inter alia, with...

    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis
    Apr03

    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis

    Russia`s readiness to open combat action against the Baltic states within 24-48 hours sends a signal to both Lithuania and NATO, says Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis, according to Delfi. ”The signal is that NATO and Lithuania should be ready for a conflict within 24-48 hours, and this is a signal for NATO planners and us. Speaking...

    No general amnesty for Donbas separatists – Ukrainian Prosecutor General
    Apr03

    No general amnesty for Donbas separatists – Ukrainian Prosecutor General

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says that there will be no general amnesty for mercenaries who have been fighting against Ukraine in Donbas; every case will be considered separately in a legal procedure, according to Germany`s Bild. ”Amnesty in Ukraine could be granted individually only, and only in case when amnesty is possible. In...

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary
    Apr02

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that the U.S. sanctions introduced against Russia over Ukraine will remain in place. ”We will continue to hold Russia accountable to its Minsk commitments. The United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions,” he said in remarks to the NATO-Ukraine...

    Russia plans massive arms write-off to conceal supplies to Donbas – Information Resistance
    Apr02

    Russia plans massive arms write-off to conceal supplies to Donbas – Information Resistance

    The Kremlin found a way to ”write off” thousands of pieces of military hardware and countless ammunition Russia has been regularly delivering to Donbas militants, according to MP Dmytro Tymchuk, who is also a coordinator Information Resistance online community. The data on Russian stockpiles of weapons can be found in international reporting as...

    ”Full ceasefire” in Donbas: 4 soldiers wounded amid 37 shellings on Ukraine on April 1
    Apr02

    ”Full ceasefire” in Donbas: 4 soldiers wounded amid 37 shellings on Ukraine on April 1

    Russia`s hybrid military forces on Saturday, April 1, continued provocations in Donbas and mounted 37 attacks on Ukrainian positions despite recent agreements reached by the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk on a ceasefire along the entire contact line from 00:00 local time on the same day, according to the press center of the Ukrainian...

    Russia plotting escalation in Donbas – Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
    Apr01

    Russia plotting escalation in Donbas – Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    Russia is preparing for the start of another round of escalation in Donbas, according to Viktor Mushenko, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. ”No jokes. The events of the last two weeks are evidence of Russia`s preparations for the intensification of hostilities in Donbas,” Muzhenko wrote on Twitter. On his Facebook page,...

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