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    Shelling briefly resumes in Syria`s east Aleppo, rebels and witnesses say
    Dec14

    Shelling briefly resumes in Syria`s east Aleppo, rebels and witnesses say

    Syrian government forces resumed attacks on rebel-held eastern districts of Aleppo for about half an hour on Wednesday, a day after the announcement of a ceasefire, rebel officials and witnesses said, according to Reuters. Artillery, tank-fire, and mortars shells hit the districts during the morning, a Turkey-based official in the Jabha Shamiya...

    Red Cross brings over 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to occupied Donbas
    Dec14

    Red Cross brings over 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to occupied Donbas

    The mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has delivered more than 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to residents of the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region. According to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, 16 trucks of the ICRC Mission drove through the Novotroyitske entry and exit checkpoint toward the...

    Evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo may be delayed until Thursday
    Dec14

    Evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo may be delayed until Thursday

    The evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo due to start at dawn has been delayed, perhaps until Thursday, with an opposition official blaming Iran and its Shi`ite militias allied to President Bashar al-Assad for the hold-up, according to Reuters. A ceasefire agreement brokered by Russia, Assad`s most powerful ally, and Turkey ended years of...

    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk
    Dec14

    Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk

    It would be the last day for Russia if the Kremlin ever went for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reported. ”Even if we imagine that Russia will go for wide-ranging steps in Ukraine and the question will arise of Ukraine`s occupation, it will be the last day for...

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day
    Dec13

    Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka and...

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”
    Dec13

    United Nations: Aleppo civilians “shot on the spot”

    Syrian pro-government forces have been entering homes in eastern Aleppo and killing those inside, including women and children, the UN says, according to the BBC. The UN`s human rights office said it had reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians were shot on sight, the BBC reported. ”We`re filled with the deepest foreboding for those who...

    United Nations Security Council underlines need for stronger judicial cooperation to combat terrorism
    Dec13

    United Nations Security Council underlines need for stronger judicial cooperation to combat terrorism

    Condemning acts of terrorism and their impact on innocent civilians and on peace and stability, the United Nations Security Council emphasized the need for establishing willful violation of prohibition on financing of terrorist organizations or individual terrorists as serious criminal offenses in national laws and regulations. In...

    Russia provides political kidnappings against Crimean Tatars
    Dec13

    Russia provides political kidnappings against Crimean Tatars

    Human rights activists have warned of a worsening campaign of harassment in Crimea against Crimean Tatars, including political arrests, trials and kidnappings, according to The Guardian. Two-and-a-half years after the Russia`s grab of Crimea, Crimean Tatar activists accuse the Russians of trying to scare them into submission, Crimean Tatar...

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016
    Dec12

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016

    The European Commission has mobilized EUR 4 million additional emergency assistance to address urgent humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid in response to the crisis to EUR 26.4 million in 2016, according to the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. ”We have kept the humanitarian aspects of the...

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media
    Dec12

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media

    Member of Parliament of Ukraine from the Batkivshchyna parliamentary faction Nadiia Savchenko has visited the Belarusian city of Minsk to attend talks with leaders of Donbas terrorist organizations, the Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), according to Ukrainian news portal Obozrevatel. ”It is no secret that...

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