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    Russia attacked Ukraine in Donbas 44 times in December 31, 22 times January 1
    Jan01

    Russia attacked Ukraine in Donbas 44 times in December 31, 22 times January 1

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in December 31, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village...

    39 people killed in Istanbul nightclub gun attack
    Jan01

    39 people killed in Istanbul nightclub gun attack

    A lone gunman opened fire on New Year revelers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul`s Bosphorus waterway on Sunday killing at least 39 people, including many foreigners, then fled the scene, according to Reuters. Some people jumped into the Bosphorus waters to save themselves after the attacker opened fire at random in the Reina...

    Austrian Foreign Minister plans to visit Donbas warzone
    Jan01

    Austrian Foreign Minister plans to visit Donbas warzone

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz, who was earlier reported to seek easing Russia sanctions, plans to visit Donbas, in particular, the areas near Mariupol, when his country takes over the OSCE chair. Kurz wants to get acquainted with the situation on the ground, said the statement by MFA Austria published Saturday, December...

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas
    Jan01

    U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar visited command post near Shyrokine in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, along with U.S. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar, who are visiting Ukraine, arrived at the command post of the Ukrainian forces in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the area of Shyrokine under Mariupol. ”I arrived at the command post in the area of Shyrokine along with John...

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv
    Dec31

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv

    The Republican paid a visit to Ukraine where he said Friday that Russia must be made to pay the price for cyber attacks on the United States and that it was possible to impose many sanctions, including on financial institutions. ”When you attack a country, it`s an act of war,” McCain said in an interview with the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 while on...

    Russia blackmails Ukraine with prisoners – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk Group
    Dec31

    Russia blackmails Ukraine with prisoners – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk Group

    Russia has been blackmailing Ukraine with prisoners whom Moscow refuses to release despite earlier agreements, however the talks on hostage liberation should continue with Russia, not with the militant leaders, according to First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact...

    Russian militants attacked 25 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Friday, Ukraine lost eight soldiers
    Dec31

    Russian militants attacked 25 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Friday, Ukraine lost eight soldiers

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Friday, December 30, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Russia`s hybrid military force continued to attack the Ukrainian positions in all sectors. In the Mariupol sector, the...

    Russia asks United Nations Security Council to endorse Syria ceasefire
    Dec30

    Russia asks United Nations Security Council to endorse Syria ceasefire

    Russia urged the U.N. Security Council on Friday to give its blessing to a fragile ceasefire in Syria, the third truce this year seeking to end the nearly six years of war in Syria, according to Reuters. The Security Council met behind closed doors for an hour to consider a proposed resolution endorsing the ceasefire that Russia and Turkey...

    Over 6,000 cyber attacks against Ukrainian authorities detected over two months – Ukrainian President
    Dec30

    Over 6,000 cyber attacks against Ukrainian authorities detected over two months – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that over the past two months, about 6,500 planned cyber attacks have been detected in the objects of five institutions and 31 state information resources, according to the president`s press service. ”The cyber attack on December 6 put out of action the network of the State Treasury and the Ministry...

    Ukraine to shoot down aircraft breaching its airspace – Cabinet of Ministers
    Dec30

    Ukraine to shoot down aircraft breaching its airspace – Cabinet of Ministers

    The new regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine allows the Ukrainian military to shoot down foreign aircraft violating the country`s borders or involved in committing a terrorist act. The Cabinet resolution dated December 28 refers to ”the destruction of the aircraft of the armed forces of other states, which have violated the state...

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