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    Ukraine to renew search for remains at MH17 crash site in Donbas
    Feb17

    Ukraine to renew search for remains at MH17 crash site in Donbas

    Ukraine this spring will renew its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Donbas, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on February 16, according to RFE/RL. ”Contacts in the region have indicated they will renew the search for human remains and personal belongings in the spring, once the snow...

    Arm Ukraine now – Atlantic Council
    Feb17

    Arm Ukraine now – Atlantic Council

    The case against providing lethal weapons to Ukraine has rested on a simple argument: If the United States provides arms to Kyiv, Moscow will escalate the war in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin would up the ante with even more arms or intensify its military pressure on Ukraine, according to the Atlantic Council. According to this logic, since...

    Cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine: new malware revealed
    Feb17

    Cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine: new malware revealed

    Internet security firm CyberX said it has spotted a new weapon in the ongoing cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine — a program called BugDrop that is being used to steal vast amounts of sensitive data from Ukrainian businesses and institutions, according to the Boston Globe. ”It looks very professional… and most important, very successful,”...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded
    Feb16

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded

    3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 4 were wounded in action (WIA) as Russia`s hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian positions 35 times since the beginning of Thursday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Russia`s hybrid military forces used mortars of...

    Secretary of State Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Secretary of State Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that the United States was ready to work with Russia if it found common areas for cooperation, but said Moscow had to adhere to commitments made over Ukraine, according to Reuters. ”As we search for new common ground we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to...

    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine
    Feb16

    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    Russia believes that by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the United States ”becomes a party to the Ukrainian conflict,” head of the International Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Konstantin Kosachev said, according to RIA Novosti. ”By supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine ”to build the capacity of its forces”,...

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks
    Feb16

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks

    The Russian occupation forces continue to fire on residential areas in the town of Avdiyivka, Chief of the National Police Department in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook. ”The old part of the town is under their aimed fire. Only this night, three civilian houses on Kolosova Str. and  Lermontov Str. were destroyed in a...

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary
    Feb16

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary

    Unable to reach success in the confrontation with the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the town of Avdiyivka, Russia is trying to undermine the situation inside Ukraine on the third anniversary of the Heavenly Hundreds heroes, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday at a solemn meeting on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the...

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas
    Feb16

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas

    The European Union has called for ceasing a railway blockade in Donbas, which Brussels believes may trigger an energy crisis in Ukraine, affecting civilian population on both sides of the contact line, according to the EU spokesman`s comment to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The blockade of railway connections between the areas under the control of the...

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine
    Feb16

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine

    Disinformation and propaganda have become a serious problem for Ukraine since the start of a hybrid war with Russia, according to the representative of Ukraine`s StopFake.org, Ruslan Deynichenko, Novoye Vremya reports. Moreover, Russian media have deliberately refused from creating high-profile stories, the ”crucified boy”-type, choosing to...

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