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    Soldier seriously wounded in Zaitseve died – Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman
    Feb20

    Soldier seriously wounded in Zaitseve died – Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman

    The Ukrainian soldier who was seriously wounded in the village of Zaitseve in eastern Ukraine on February 16 died in a hospital behind enemy lines on Sunday, February 19, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman. What is more, ”one was killed in action (KIA) and another one was wounded in action (WIA) in the past 24 hours,” Defense...

    4 Russian soldiers killed in car blast in Syria
    Feb20

    4 Russian soldiers killed in car blast in Syria

    Russia`s Defense Ministry on Monday reported that four Russian military advisers were killed and another two were wounded in a vehicle blast in Syria on February 16, according to the Russian news agency TASS. The vehicle was blown up as a vehicular column of the Syrian troops advised by the Russian servicemen was moving from the Tiyas military...

    OSCE: Russian recognition of Donetsk/Luhansk People`s Republic passports undermines Ukraine peace efforts
    Feb20

    OSCE: Russian recognition of Donetsk/Luhansk People`s Republic passports undermines Ukraine peace efforts

    Russia`s decision to recognize identification documents issued by separatists in eastern Ukraine will hurt the chances for a ceasefire to take hold, the head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told RFE/RL on February 19. The abrupt Russian move is also a setback for efforts to end the war that has killed more than...

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times
    Feb20

    A back-channel plan for Ukraine and Russia, courtesy of Trump associates – The New York Times

    A week before Michael T. Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, outlining a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia, The New York Times reported. According to The New York Times, Andrii V. Artemenko, the Ukrainian lawmaker, who sees himself as a Trump-style leader of a...

    New attack in Donbas – water, power supply halted as over 300 shells in Avdiyivka
    Feb20

    New attack in Donbas – water, power supply halted as over 300 shells in Avdiyivka

    A Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman has announced Russia`s hybrid military forces continue shelling Ukrainian positions along the entire contact line, and new escalation has been reported near the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka as Ukrainian troops deployed outside it come under attack. View map in full size ”Enemy troops enjoyed the...

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement
    Feb19

    U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Russian recognition of ”Donetsk/ Luhansk People`s Republic” passports inconsistent with Minsk agreement

    The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv says that the recognition by Russia of passports issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) – is inconsistent with the Minsk peace process. ”Russian recognition of documents from separatist `republics` [is] troubling...

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham
    Feb19

    Trump must punish Russia for election interference – Senator Graham

    A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power, according to ABC News. U.S. intelligence officials have told Trump that Moscow tried to influence voters by hacking Democratic emails and trolling social media...

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg
    Feb19

    Russia watches U.S. reassure allies, and it`s disappointed – Bloomberg

    Shortly after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged to ”hold Russia to account” while looking for common ground in a speech to European allies, a hawkish Russian legislator reached out to shake his hand as he passed through a crowded hotel corridor, according to Bloomberg. ”Mr. Vice President, I am from Moscow and we hope we will reach those...

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko
    Feb19

    Russia`s recognition of ”DPR/LPR” passports another proof of violation of international law – Poroshenko

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says Putin`s decision to recognize the passports issued by the pseudo-authorities of the so-called ”DPR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics) is another evidence of Russian occupation and violation of international law, journalist quoted him as saying after talks with U.S. Vice President Mike...

    Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning
    Feb19

    Ukrainian troops repel Russian attack near Avdiyivka on Sunday morning

    A skirmish between Ukrainian troops and Russia`s hybrid military forces near the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was reported to have broken out at about 05:00 a.m. local time on Sunday, February 19, 2017, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”The militant...

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