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    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 73 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, killed the Ukrainian volunteer, hit residential buildings
    Feb19

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 73 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, killed the Ukrainian volunteer, hit residential buildings

    Russian troops continued intensive lengthy attacks massively using heavy weapons in Donbas during the last day. 4 Ukrainian troops were wounded, and 1 volunteer killed. Russian troops’ shells hit 2 residential buildings, 2 civilians were injured in the last day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters....

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics
    Feb18

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics

    Russia has recognised the validity of the identity (ID) ”documents” issued by the authorities of the so-called ”DNR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics), according to a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin. As reported, the decree is signed ”in order to protect the civil rights and freedoms.” It also refers to ”the...

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)
    Feb18

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)

    United States Vice President Mike Pence claims that the U.S. will continue to demand that Russia fulfill Minsk agreements on resolving the situation in eastern Ukraine. Watch @mike_pence's full address to the annual international security conference in Munich https://t.co/ObtU73alva — Sky News (@SkyNews) 18 лютого 2017 р. ”With regard...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich
    Feb18

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich

    Foreign ministers of the Normandy Four have started negotiations in Munich on settlement of the situation in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The talks are being held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Russia Sergey Lavrov, Germany Sigmar Gabriel,...

    Third anniversary of EuroMaidan massacre: Ukraine honors memory of Heavenly Hundred Heroes
    Feb18

    Third anniversary of EuroMaidan massacre: Ukraine honors memory of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

    On February 20, Ukraine honors memory of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes The commemorative events will take place in Kyiv on February 18-22. Police and rescue services were put on combat alert due to a higher level of terrorist threat. Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin says that about 7,000 personnel and 2,000 units of...

    Ukraine volunteer killed in Donbas – Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters
    Feb18

    Ukraine volunteer killed in Donbas – Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters

    A Ukrainian volunteer was killed as a result of shrapnel near the village of Krymske in ATO area on February 17, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”A Ukrainian volunteer, a representative of one of the national charities, was killed at about 16:30 near the village of Krymske on February 17. Soldiers...

    Leader of ”Donetsk People`s Republic” threatens to launch offensive on Ukraine-controlled areas of Donbas
    Feb18

    Leader of ”Donetsk People`s Republic” threatens to launch offensive on Ukraine-controlled areas of Donbas

    The self-proclaimed leader of the Moscow puppet ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” Alexander Zakharchenko, has said that the militants are ready to seize by military means the areas in Donbas currently under the Ukrainian control in case they fail to do so using political tools, Russia`s Interfax reports. ”We have always said that the liberation of the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 66 times in the past 24 hours, used tanks and mortars, causing military and civilian fatal casualties
    Feb17

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 66 times in the past 24 hours, used tanks and mortars, causing military and civilian fatal casualties

    Russian troops shelled at Ukrainian territories in all the sectors in Donbas using heavy weapons and snipers. 3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA), and 10 wounded in action (WIA). One Ukrainian civilian was killed by Russian troops and 2 were wounded, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters....

    Putin hates Ukraine sincerely – Ukrainian President at Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    Putin hates Ukraine sincerely – Ukrainian President at Munich Security Conference

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced at the 53rd Munich Security Conference that Russian President Vladimir Putin hates Ukraine and denies Ukrainian identity. ”Putin hates Ukraine deeply and sincerely. He denies distinctive features and unique identity of the Ukrainian people. I know that personally. He states in public that...

    Russian army maneuvering along occupied Crimea border with helicopters and military vehicles
    Feb17

    Russian army maneuvering along occupied Crimea border with helicopters and military vehicles

    Ukrainian border guards has reported increased activity of the Russian armed forces near the administrative border with the temporarily occupied Crimea in the past 24 hours, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. In particular, border guards of Kherson and Berdyansk units have spotted three Russian helicopters lurking along the...

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