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    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko
    Dec26

    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko

    The so-called leaders of the ”LPR” and ”DPR” Igor Plotnytsky and Alexander Zakharchenko have stated their readiness to release two Ukrainian women from militant captivity and convey them to the Ukrainian with the mediation of Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko. Following Ukraine`s move to release 15 Donbas convicts, the militant leaders announced that...

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas
    Dec26

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has revealed an unauthorized international communication channel in Donetsk region, which had been actively used by terrorists, the SBU`s press center told UNIAN. The law enforcers  found out that three residents of the town of Pokrovsk had organized the channel using special telecom equipment. The attackers...

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers
    Dec26

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers

    Eighteen occupiers were killed and other 38 people were wounded in Donbas last week, according to a Ukrainian military intelligence. ”Over the past week, as a result of the enemy`s attempts to seize new positions at the Svitlodarsk Arc, as well as violations of rules on arms and ammo transportation, poor conditions of service and medical...

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast
    Dec26

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast

    Search team finds fragments of presumably Tu-154 plane wreckage a mile from a sea coast, according to a source, Russian news agency TASS has reported. The Russian Defense Ministry has increased the group of unmanned aerial vehicles in the Tu-154 search area, the ministry`s press service said on Monday, TASS wrote. ”The group of the Defense...

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details
    Dec26

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details

    Bodies of the Ukrainian troops earlier killed in the fighting with the militants at the Svitlodarsk Arc, taken from the enemy by the civil and military cooperation group, have undergone primary coroner examination, according to an activist Oleksandr Surkov. ”There are no signs of torture and abuse; death was caused by gunshot wounds,” Surkov...

    Russian transport ministry names versions of Tu-154 crash
    Dec26

    Russian transport ministry names versions of Tu-154 crash

    A terrorist attack is not among the major versions of the Tu-154 crash over the Black Sea. The tragedy may have been caused by a technical condition of the aircraft or a piloting error, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said, according to RIA Novosti. ”The objective of the government commission`s work is not to establish the causes that...

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift
    Dec26

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift

    Terms of construction of a so-called Kerch bridge from mainland Russia to the occupied Crimea may be extended as the second tender to select a general contractor for the construction of the railway toward the bridge failed due to the lack of applications, Kommersant reports. It is noted that the railway is scheduled to be laid by November 2019...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day
    Dec25

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 39 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Talakivka and...

    Russian militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors
    Dec25

    Russian militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 23 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Saturday, December 24, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane. The militants...

    10,000 social media users currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda in Turkey
    Dec25

    10,000 social media users currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda in Turkey

    The Ministry of Interior Affairs has announced that 10,000 people are currently under investigation on suspicion of terrorist propaganda and insulting senior state officials on social media, according to Turkish Minute. In a press release the ministry also stated that in the last six months 3,710 social media users were investigated, of whom...

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