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    DPR militants say Dozhd journalists `deported` from Eastern Ukraine
    Nov28

    DPR militants say Dozhd journalists `deported` from Eastern Ukraine

    The militants of the Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) terrorist organization say they have expelled two journalists with Russia`s independent TV channel Dozhd from territory they control, accusing the men of ”biased and provocative” coverage of the conflict there, according to Radio Liberty. Separatist authorities in Donetsk said in a November 25...

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea
    Nov28

    Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea

    Russia`s Defense Ministry has issued a formal protest to Ukraine over the imposition of illegal restrictions for the use of airspace over the Black Sea, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”On November 24, the attache for defense issues of the Ukrainian Embassy in Russia was invited to the Defense Ministry and given a military diplomatic...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day
    Nov27

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired 152mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as mortars,...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29
    Nov27

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29

    The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandre Giorgini made the announcement on November 25, saying the meeting on November 29 would...

    Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine
    Nov27

    Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine

    Fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who fled Ukraine to Russia in February 2014, has confirmed he asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops to Ukraine, saying his request was under the influence of emotions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”This document [a letter addressing Putin] indeed existed. There...

    Japan PM comments on Russian missile deployment on disputed isles
    Nov26

    Japan PM comments on Russian missile deployment on disputed isles

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Russia`s deployment of missile systems on islands in the western Pacific isles that are also claimed by Tokyo was ”regrettable”, according to Reuters. His comments came less than a month before Russian President Vladimir Putin is to visit Japan for talks aimed at progress on the decades-old...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded
    Nov26

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 28 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Russia`s hybrid military forces fired artillery systems on the village of Novohryhorivka, reads the report. In the Mariupol sector, the militants...

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov
    Nov25

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov

    The U.S. Mission to the OSCE reports a record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas in November 2016 since 2014. ”The situation continues to deteriorate in eastern Ukraine. In mid-November ceasefire violations reached their highest levels since the establishment of the Special Monitoring Mission in 2014,”  reads the statement by Deputy Mission...

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression
    Nov25

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe`s security at risk – especially with regard to Russian aggression. Together with other OSCE foreign ministers, he is pressing for more arms control, Radio 24 reported with reference to Die Welt. ”Europe`s security is in danger,” Steinmeier said. With the internationally...

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
    Nov25

    Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV. ”I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect...

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