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Section: War & conflict

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol
    Nov24

    FSB detains former Russian military for ”spying for Ukraine” in Crimea`s Sevastopol

    A former serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet HQ Leonid Parkhomenko was detained in the strategic port city of Sevastopol on the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. FSB argues that man has allegedly been collecting intelligence on fleet operations on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported. ”November 22, the...

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized
    Nov24

    Kyiv says further disengagement in Donbas possible after Debaltseve demilitarized

    Representatives of Ukraine at Minsk peace talks on Donbas insist that further disengagement of forces and military hardware in the east of Ukraine is possible after the demilitarization of the militant-held town of Debaltseve, which should be under Ukraine`s control in keeping with the Minsk agreements. ”During the security subgroup`s work...

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas
    Nov24

    Ukrainian president`s administration names Russia goals in Donbas

    Russia pursues its own specific objectives, and as of today it is difficult to talk about its sincere commitment to the peaceful resolution of the situation in Donbas, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine. Firstly, in the short term, Russia seeks to maintain the...

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups
    Nov24

    European Parliament sounds alarm on anti-EU propaganda from Russia, IS terrorist groups

    Propaganda pressure on the EU from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups is growing, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) warn in a resolution voted on Wednesday. The resolution was approved by 304 votes to 179, with 208 abstentions. Russian propaganda seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU. To counteract...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister names possible date for Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting

    A possible date of the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting to discuss the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements is November 29, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We are discussing this date. Recently, I spoke with Frank...

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation
    Nov24

    Ukraine`s ex-envoy to U.S. joins political sub-group on Minsk implementation

    Former Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Oleksandr Motsyk has been appointed to the political sub-group on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, a source in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine said, according to ZN.ua. Oleksandr Motsyk was the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States from 2010 to April 2015. He was...

    Russian troops fired on Ukrainian forces: used mortars and Grad multiple rocket launcher
    Nov23

    Russian troops fired on Ukrainian forces: used mortars and Grad multiple rocket launcher

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and three others were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, In the Mariupol sector, the...

    Security areas in areas of Donbas, opening of checkpoint Zolote, hostage release to be discussed in Minsk Wed
    Nov23

    Security areas in areas of Donbas, opening of checkpoint Zolote, hostage release to be discussed in Minsk Wed

    The Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk has on the agenda of its Wednesday meeting the issue of opening a Zolote checkpoint for passage of civilians across the line of demarcation in Donbas, as reported by 112.ua. The main round of talks to be headed by Martin Sajdik will start at 14:00 and be held behind closed doors, reads the report by 112.ua....

    Yelchenko urges Kremlin not to exploit Crimea`s drinking water problem in propaganda
    Nov23

    Yelchenko urges Kremlin not to exploit Crimea`s drinking water problem in propaganda

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko during a UN Security Council open debate on water, peace and security urged not to use the drinking water shortage problem in occupied Crimea with the aim of propaganda. Yelchenko said that Russia and the situation in occupied Crimea were not on the debate`s agenda, but...

    Reuters says Russia smuggling jet fuel into Syria despite EU sanctions
    Nov23

    Reuters says Russia smuggling jet fuel into Syria despite EU sanctions

    Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter, Reuters reports. At least two Russian-flagged ships made deliveries – which contravene EU sanctions...

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