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    “Full ceasefire”  in Donbas comes into force today. It’s the 7th “full ceasefire” announced after Russian invasion in Ukraine
    Apr01

    “Full ceasefire” in Donbas comes into force today. It’s the 7th “full ceasefire” announced after Russian invasion in Ukraine

    According to the agreements of the Trilateral Contact Group for Donbas settlement, a ceasefire is being established in eastern Ukraine April 1. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave a corresponding order to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ministry of Defense on March 30. ”On my instructions, our delegation in Minsk...

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded during 37 Russian attacks in Donbas
    Mar31

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded during 37 Russian attacks in Donbas

    Intensity of attacks on the Ukrainian military positions along the entire line of contact in Donbas has considerably increased after the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk announced another (the 7th) “full ceasefire” had been agreed from Saturday, April 1, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

    Electricity down in Avdiyivka, water supplies suspended
    Mar31

    Electricity down in Avdiyivka, water supplies suspended

    The Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas remains without electricity and water supplies due to the damage at a high-voltage line feeding the area, according to Ukraine`s State Service for Emergency Situations. ”As of 07:00 on March 30, there is no centralized power supply; water supplies to the town have been suspended. Central...

    Russia`s hybrid warfare arsenal battle-tested in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Russia`s hybrid warfare arsenal battle-tested in Ukraine

    The combined use of propaganda and cyberwarfare to support military operations on the ground are hallmarks of Russian ”hybrid warfare,” Nolan Peterson wrote in an article titled ”In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War”, published by The Daily Signal. ”Three years into the Russian aggression, we have experienced every Kremlin...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR
    Mar31

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis suing Russia in ECHR

    On March 29, the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the fact that the Russian authorities included the Mejlis in the list of extremist organizations, effectively banning its activities, including in the occupied Crimea, Memorial human rights center reports. Memorial...

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process
    Mar31

    Poroshenko, Merkel agree to intensify Minsk process

    President Petro Poroshenko following his Thursday meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the framework of his working visit to Malta said the parties agreed to hold trilateral negotiations between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France in the nearest time, meant to intensify the Minsk peace process, the president`s press service...

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 3 wounded in Donbas in over 80 Russian shellings in past day
    Mar30

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 3 wounded in Donbas in over 80 Russian shellings in past day

    The situation remains tense in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, with 83 enemy shellings of positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces recorded over the past day, according to the ATO Headquarters. View map in full size Russian occupation forces use weaponry of over 10mm caliber, in violation of the existing agreements, the Ukrainian...

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas
    Mar30

    Trump might consider joining talks on Donbas

    U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly does not mind the United States engaging in the Minsk process, according to RBC-Ukraine media outlet. ”Sources in the team of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say off the record that Trump, unlike his predecessor Barack Obama, does not stand against the U.S. joining the Minsk process, while Russia has no...

    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce
    Mar30

    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce

    The Trilateral Contact Group has agreed during a new round of the Minsk peace talks on Donbas that a full ceasefire will be declared from April 1, 2017, due to Orthodox Easter holidays, according to a Ukraine envoy`s spokesperson. ”The Trilateral Contact Group has welcomed the determination demonstrated by all the participants in the Minsk...

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service
    Mar29

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service

    Last year, Russia engaged in cyber espionage against certain Latvian politicians, journalists, and government agencies, according to Janis Maizitis, Head of the Constitution Protection Bureau, Latvia`s national security authority, Delfi reports. See also: Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison At the same...

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