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    Russian militants attacked in Donbas 49 times in last day, one Ukrainian killed in action, three wounded.
    Jan12

    Russian militants attacked in Donbas 49 times in last day, one Ukrainian killed in action, three wounded.

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 49 times in last day in the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian troop killed in action, 3 troops wounded. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russian militants fired mortars on the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane. Grenade launchers of various calibers were used to shell the town...

    Russian members of OSCE in Donbas are GRU or FSB officers – Ukrainian Major General
    Jan11

    Russian members of OSCE in Donbas are GRU or FSB officers – Ukrainian Major General

    Major General Borys Kremenetskyi, states in an interview to Ukrainska Pravda that Members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) in Donbas are agents of the special services or intelligence agencies of the Russian Federation. “I’m sure that all Russian officers working in the...

    Additional 300 U.S. soldiers went to Poland as a part of NATO team
    Jan11

    Additional 300 U.S. soldiers went to Poland as a part of NATO team

    On January 11, 2017, additional three hundred American troops arrived in Poznan, Poland from Frankfurt, German. American soldiers joined close to one thousand other U.S. troops who are already in Poland as part of a NATO plan to strengthen the alliance’s presence in Eastern Europe. “This week, the number of US troops stationed in...

    Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day
    Jan10

    Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day

    Russian militants used multiple rocket launcher in the vicinity of Stanytsia Luhanska and organized new positions close to Luhanske and Novoluhanske in the Donetsk sector. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector Russian militants continue firing on Ukrainian forces. They violated ceasefire in Mariinka and Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area. Most of the...

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia

    John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senate Republican said on January 9, 2017, that he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its alleged attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election....

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons
    Jan09

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the last day, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in actions. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russiaian militants attacked 30 times, eight of them involved use of heavy weapons. They fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars in the town...

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter
    Jan09

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter who has watched Russian aggression in Ukraine, Crimea, Syria, and the 2016 interference issue, states in his interview to NBC that the Russian Federation helps the civil war in Syria to continue and doesn’t make an effort to get rid of ISIS out of Syria and Iraq: “No, they haven’t done anything...

    U.S. sends tanks to bases in Poland and the Baltic states at deterring a possible Russian aggression
    Jan08

    U.S. sends tanks to bases in Poland and the Baltic states at deterring a possible Russian aggression

    On Friday, January 6, 2017, 87 tanks and 144 military vehicles, equipment began arriving by sea from the USA in Bremerhaven, Germany, as part of the North-Atlantic alliance’s program aimed at deterring a possible Russian aggression. “This is the biggest delivery of a U.S. armored tank brigade to Europe since the end of the Cold War, and over the...

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria
    Jan08

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria

    The Russian Federation has established in Syria its anti-aircraft weapon system S-400 and S-300 missile complexes. The commander of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov states that anti-missile weapon ensures a solid defense of the ground and sea facilities, a close integration between air forces and the Bastion...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars
    Jan07

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 42 times in the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. View map in full size In Mariupol sector Russian militants used artillery and mortar launchers of different calibers on the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

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