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    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector
    Nov30

    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 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 opened fire from mortars on the village of Shyrokyne and the town of Krasnohorivka,...

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia
    Nov30

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia

    The director of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that halting the Iran nuclear deal would be ”disastrous” and ”the height of folly”, according to the BBC. ”I think it would be disastrous. It really would,” Mr. Brennan said in a BBC interview. ”First of all for one administration to tear up an agreement...

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)
    Nov30

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)

    Russia threatened with missile strike in the case if Ukraine conducts military drills near the occupied Crimea. This warning is contained in the letter of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, addressed to the military attaché at the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation. ZN.UA reports this, citing sources in the Ministry of Defense of...

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas
    Nov30

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the Ukrainian side at the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas. ”The Ukrainian side insists on liberating all hostages before Christmas and the beginning of the new year of 2017. The process of...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up
    Nov30

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up

    Two motorized infantry divisions with units in Belgorod, Voronezh and Smolensk regions were formed in 2016, as announced by Russia`s Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, TASS news agency reported. ”This year in the Western Military District, we took about a 100 of arrangement measures, including on the completion of setting up two...

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion
    Nov30

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion

    As of November 21, 2016, the number of Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was 2,145 people, according to the Ukrainian project ”Dostup do pravdy” (”Access to the truth”), which cited data it received from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. See also: Victims of the Russian military...

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Nov30

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    No agreement had been reached on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the occupied territory of Donbas, while Ukraine kept insisting on the deployment of an armed OSCE police mission, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a briefing after the talks of the Normandy Four top diplomats in Minsk, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”There...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin
    Nov30

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin

    A discussion on a ”road map” of Donbas settlement in Minsk was short, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, who said the Russian side did not agree with key priorities of Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported from a briefing following a meeting of the Normandy Four top diplomats November 29. ”A discussion on the logic of the...

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