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    Ukrainian officers detain militants` accomplices near Mariupol
    Nov28

    Ukrainian officers detain militants` accomplices near Mariupol

    On November 26, officers of the southern territorial district of the National Guard of Ukraine, operating together with the national police and the Security Service, detained 22 people in two settlements near Mariupol, according to the press service of the Southern Territorial Administration. The press service said that the detainees were guilty...

    Reuters: Czech aid group evicted from Donetsk by separatists
    Nov28

    Reuters: Czech aid group evicted from Donetsk by separatists

    Czech humanitarian organization Clovek v Tisni (People in Need, PIN) has been banned from the Donetsk area in eastern Ukraine by separatist authorities, the aid group said in a statement, according to Reuters. It said it was one of two international aid groups in the Donetsk area, and was helping residents with water and food supplies as well as...

    Putin reportedly asks Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, for loyalty to get his son released in 2014
    Nov28

    Putin reportedly asks Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, for loyalty to get his son released in 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to release Hayser Dzhemilev, a son of the Crimean Tatars leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, from prison back in 2014 in exchange for Mustafa`s loyalty, First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook. ”Few people know it, but back in 2014 Putin offered to release Dzhemilev`s son...

    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...

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