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    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors of Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb22

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors of Donbas in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops shelled at Ukrainian territories in Donbas 59 times massively using heavy weapons during the last day, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action near the Donetsk airport, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector Russian troops used 120mm and...

    Russian support for separatists sparked off hostilities in Donbas – French FM
    Feb22

    Russian support for separatists sparked off hostilities in Donbas – French FM

    Russia is talking on behalf of the separatists, thus confirming it is involved in the Donbas conflict, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has told TV5 Monde. Asked whether Russia acknowledges a behind-the-scenes intervention in Ukraine or denies it, Ayrault said that Moscow ”can`t be in denial because they`re around the table to implement...

    Russia to boost nuclear capabilities, sees no alternative to military force – Russian Defense Minister
    Feb22

    Russia to boost nuclear capabilities, sees no alternative to military force – Russian Defense Minister

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that military force is becoming the main tool for resolving foreign policy issues, therefore Russia is set to further develop its strategic nuclear forces, an UNIAN news agency news agency news agency news agency correspondent in Moscow reported. See also: Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable...

    Russia`s attempts to destabilize Ukraine among most serious challenges facing Europe – U.S. Envoy to UN
    Feb22

    Russia`s attempts to destabilize Ukraine among most serious challenges facing Europe – U.S. Envoy to UN

    Greater cooperation with Russia cannot come at the expense of the security of Washington`s European friends and allies, according to the U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who addressed the UN Security Council Tuesday, according to RFE/RL. Speaking to the UN Security Council during a debate on conflicts in Europe, Haley said ”Russia`s...

    Poroshenko, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley discuss ways to counteract Russia aggression
    Feb22

    Poroshenko, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley discuss ways to counteract Russia aggression

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, during which the parties discussed the enhancement of strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States and ways to counteract Russian aggression, according to the president`s press service. The Ukrainian president thanked...

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan
    Feb22

    Trump lawyer confirms meeting Ukrainian, denies carrying peace plan

    President Donald Trump`s personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with a controversial Russian-born Trump associate and a member of Ukraine`s parliament, but disputes a New York Times report that the men gave him a peace plan for Ukraine that he delivered to then-National Security Adviser Mike...

    Russia intensifies of attacks near Avdiivka, Ukraine reports 9 wounded after 74 attacks in last day
    Feb21

    Russia intensifies of attacks near Avdiivka, Ukraine reports 9 wounded after 74 attacks in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 74 times in the past 24 hours with nine Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the Russian occupation forces used proscribed...

    OSCE condemns Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports
    Feb21

    OSCE condemns Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports

    The OSCE Chairmanship has condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin`s decree to recognize documents and license plates of vehicles issued to Ukraine`s citizens and stateless persons who reside in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. ”The OSCE Chairmanship expresses strong concern about this measure taken by the Russian Federation. In...

    Up to 20 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday – Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar
    Feb21

    Up to 20 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday – Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar

    Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov says that from 10 to 20 Crimean Tatars were detained in occupied Crimea on Tuesday, citing difference sources, according to an UNIAN news agency news agency correspondent. ”Just this morning, several hours ago, about 20 men were arrested in the...

    Russia sends NBC recon vehicle with 60th ”humanitarian” convoy to Donbas
    Feb21

    Russia sends NBC recon vehicle with 60th ”humanitarian” convoy to Donbas

    Russia has sent a nuclear, biological, chemical reconnaissance vehicle (NBCRV) with its 60th ”humanitarian” convoy to occupied Donbas on Tuesday, February 21, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service`s press service. ”This convoy differs [from the previous ones] as it included an NBCRV, which cannot be part of humanitarian cargo,” the...

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