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    Donetsk airport comes under Grad and artillery fire four times overnight
    Sep12

    Donetsk airport comes under Grad and artillery fire four times overnight

    Russian and terrorist forces shelled the Donetsk airport four times last night, including with Grad multiple rocket launchers and artillery. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk wrote this on his Facebook page. “Russian-terrorist forces continue shelling the positions of Ukrainian troops. In particular, they shelled the...

    21 more servicemen released from captivity
    Sep12

    21 more servicemen released from captivity

    Russian-led militants have released from captivity 21 Ukrainian servicemen, including five officers. Deputy Chairman of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Borys Filatov reported this on his Facebook page. He said that the hostages had been released as part of the negotiation process organized at the initiative of the Ukrainian...

    US, Canada cancel joint military exercises with Russia over situation in Ukraine
    Sep12

    US, Canada cancel joint military exercises with Russia over situation in Ukraine

    The authorities of the United States and Canada have canceled the Vigilant Eagle joint military exercise with Russia due to the situation in Ukraine. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) spokesman Sgt. Charles Marsh told this to U.S. newspaper Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. He said that the decision to suspend the exercise, at least for...

    Security forces set up over 100 checkpoints in Donbas
    Sep12

    Security forces set up over 100 checkpoints in Donbas

    Ukrainian government forces have set up more than a hundred checkpoints on the border of the crisis area in Donbas, Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk has said on Facebook. “Ukrainian Armed Forces, National Guard and Interior Ministry units have set up over a hundred roadblocks and strongholds along the border of the crisis...

    Summary – September 11, 2014
    Sep12

    Summary – September 11, 2014

    The bad news: 1. The State Border Service [of Ukraine] reported: almost 100 units of Russian combat equipment entered Ukraine from Russia. The RNBO [National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine] insists: yes, the Russians are bringing in tanks, APCs and Grad missile launchers, while simultaneously taking out the equipment they had brought...

    EU gives Ukraine EUR 22 million to help eastern regions
    Sep11

    EU gives Ukraine EUR 22 million to help eastern regions

    The European Commission allocates EUR 22 million to help the people of the eastern regions of Ukraine. The press service of the European Commission told Ukrinform, a Ukrinform correspondent in Brussels reports. “The European Commission allocates EUR 22 million to help the population of Ukrainian regions suffering from the effects of a...

    Column of hundred pieces of military equipment proceeds to Luhansk from Russian Federation
    Sep11

    Column of hundred pieces of military equipment proceeds to Luhansk from Russian Federation

    Through the checkpoint of Izvaryno towards Krasnodon from Russia on Wednesday a convoy proceeded of 12 tanks, 48 armored vehicles, 20 Ural trucks with ammunition, eight Ural trucks with staff and four air defense automobiles. This was reported by the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. “On September 10, 2014, from...

    Poroshenko calls on world’s democracies to unite in fight against terrorism
    Sep11

    Poroshenko calls on world’s democracies to unite in fight against terrorism

    Today, when the world commemorates the victims of terrible terrorist attacks in New York in 2011, Ukraine suffers from a new wave of terrorism, in the fight against which all of the world’s democracies should unite. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this at a ceremony to present credentials to the ambassadors of several countries on...

    Turchynov calls on PACE to continue pressurizing Russia
    Sep11

    Turchynov calls on PACE to continue pressurizing Russia

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov and PACE President Anne Brasseur have discussed in Oslo the question of Russian aggression against Ukraine, the speaker’s press office has reported. “This is a crucial moment now. Russia aims not to reach peace in Ukraine but to destabilize the situation. However, there is a possibility to...

    Rosneft, Transneft and Gazpromneft fall under sanctions
    Sep11

    Rosneft, Transneft and Gazpromneft fall under sanctions

    In Brussels, a new package of EU sanctions against Russia was adopted, which will take effect from tomorrow – September 12. It is reported by the Echo of Moscow. “The EU Council postponed the imposition of sanctions for a few days. Diplomats said they are counting on some real steps from Moscow to stabilize the situation in Ukraine....

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