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    Ukraine vs Russia case: UN International Court of Justice determines schedule of proceedings until 2019
    May13

    Ukraine vs Russia case: UN International Court of Justice determines schedule of proceedings until 2019

    Agents of Ukraine and Russia, as well as the chairman of the UN International Court of Justice Ronnie Abraham, agreed on a schedule for further consideration of Ukraine`s claims on Russia`s violations of two UN conventions, as reported by Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal, who represents the government of Ukraine at the hearings, European...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 53 times in last 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded
    May12

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 53 times in last 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 6 wounded

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 53 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and six as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, the militants...

    SBU arrests contracted soldier who earlier fought for ”Russian world” in 2014
    May12

    SBU arrests contracted soldier who earlier fought for ”Russian world” in 2014

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has detained a contracted soldier of one of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donetsk region, who had previously sided with Russian-supported terrorists, the SBU`s press service told UNIAN. The detainee had combat experience gained during the Soviet campaign in Afghanistan. In July 2014, under the...

    OSCE spots 6 Grad systems, 3 tanks near Russia-occupied Luhansk
    May12

    OSCE spots 6 Grad systems, 3 tanks near Russia-occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported its monitors have again spotted proscribed heavy weapons in Russia-occupied areas near the city of Luhansk controlled by the self-proclaimed Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”). ”In non-government-controlled areas, the SMM saw three tanks (T-72) and seven self-propelled howitzers...

    Russia-occupied Crimea sees unprecedented water crisis
    May12

    Russia-occupied Crimea sees unprecedented water crisis

    Following the annexation by Russia in 2014, Crimea now deals with growing shortages of drinking water, with the main water source – the Dnipro river – running through Ukrainian-controlled territory, out of reach for Russian-installed authorities, according to Hromadske International. According to experts, Crimea`s local water sources...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister discusses with Trump possibility for U.S. to join Normandy format
    May11

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister discusses with Trump possibility for U.S. to join Normandy format

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Michael Pence the possibility of involving the U.S. in the ”Normandy format” of negotiations on settling the situation in Donbas and counteracting Russian aggression, speaker of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa told UNIAN. ”Of...

    Trump notes Russia`s responsibility for full Minsk implementation
    May11

    Trump notes Russia`s responsibility for full Minsk implementation

    The Russian Federation is responsible for the full implementation of the Minsk peace agreement on Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to the White House`s readout of U.S. President Donald Trump`s meeting with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov. ”The President raised Ukraine, and expressed his Administration`s commitment to remain engaged in...

    Russia sends more weapons to Syria ahead of Lavrov visit to Washington – Fox News
    May10

    Russia sends more weapons to Syria ahead of Lavrov visit to Washington – Fox News

    A day before the Russian foreign minister arrives in Washington, Moscow has sent dozens of new artillery howitzers to Syria to be used by the Assad regime in a future ground campaign against rebel forces, U.S. officials told Fox News on Tuesday. The additional military weaponry comes days after a new ceasefire effort began in Syria. Russian...

    Russia and the U.S. are looking to ”remove all the barriers” –  Lavrov after talks with Trump and Tillerson
    May10

    Russia and the U.S. are looking to ”remove all the barriers” – Lavrov after talks with Trump and Tillerson

    Russia and the U.S. are looking to ”remove all the barriers” to having a better relationship, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said, according to the BBC. He said he thought Moscow`s relations with the current administration would be better than with the previous one, the BBC wrote. Lavrov was speaking after talks in Washington with...

    Russian singer Samoilova performs in occupied Crimea instead of Eurovision 2017
    May10

    Russian singer Samoilova performs in occupied Crimea instead of Eurovision 2017

    Russian singer Yulia Samoilova, banned from entering the country in view of her violation of the Ukrainian legislation, namely her visit to the Russian-occupied Crimea in breach of the existing immigration rules, appeared at a festive concert in the occupied city of Sevastopol dedicated to the Victory Day. Samoilova performed the song ”Flame Is...

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