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    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia
    Feb03

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia

    The USA Treasury Department announces the easing of sanctions on Russia and allowed the U.S companies to interact the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) The U.S. Treasury Department published Cyber-related General License (GL) 1 and said that sanctions were adjusted to gain approval to import information technology products...

    New video and satellite photo of Russian shelling from residential area in Donetsk
    Feb03

    New video and satellite photo of Russian shelling from residential area in Donetsk

    Russian troops used residents of the occupied city Donetsk in Donbas as a human shield deliberately risking the lives of the civilians in the area while shelling Avdiivka town on Ukrainian territory, according to report of Bellingcat International investigative group in collaboration with the Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT). Bellingcat...

    Massive explosion of Russian artillery ammunition in Donetsk, Russian press spreading rumors of a missile strike. Video
    Feb03

    Massive explosion of Russian artillery ammunition in Donetsk, Russian press spreading rumors of a missile strike. Video

    At about 9:15 p.m., Feb. 2, a massive explosion took place in Russian-controlled Donetsk. Video from security camera: Journalist Denys Kazanskyi wrote on Facebook: “Information is circulating online about a strong explosion near Motel [a hotel in Donetsk] not far from my house, where I lived before the war. “Militants initially...

    Russian troops continue mass shelling in Donbas – 2 Ukrainian troops and several civilians killed, British journalist injured
    Feb03

    Russian troops continue mass shelling in Donbas – 2 Ukrainian troops and several civilians killed, British journalist injured

    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian army positions and civil objects in Donbas in all sectors 67 times in the past 24 hours. 2 Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and 14 wounded in action (WIA), 2 civilians were killed and 6 injured, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Russian troops...

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure
    Feb02

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure

    On February 2, 2017, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has come with the official visit to Hungary and met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is the second Putin’s official visit to Budapest in two years since the introduction of sanctions against the Russia Federation because of its illegal annexation of Crimea...

    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea
    Feb02

    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea

    The Ukrainian An-26 transport plane was fired by Russian troops in the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine in the Black Sea. On February 1, 2017, the Ukrainian transport plane was attacked from the drilling rigs in the area of Odessa Gas field, the platforms of which were previously seized by Russian Federation, reports the Ukrainian...

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems
    Feb01

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems

    Russian troops reject any ceasefire agreement, continue attempts to start offensive and take control of new Ukrainian territories, and continue intense shelling from tanks and artillery. Russian militants fired from Donetsk on Tonenke village and Avdiivka. In Avdiivka 1 civilian wounded, 8 houses and a power line damaged. One Ukrainian troop was...

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
    Feb01

    Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

    The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

    Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video
    Feb01

    Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video

    Russian forces continue to shell Avdiivka in Donbas from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery. Russian troops shelling Avdiivka civilian objects from Donetsk residental area: In the Donetsk sector, the Russian troops launched about 100 shells from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery were used during today’s attacks to...

    Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas
    Jan31

    Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations (UN) Volodymyr Yelchenko has addressed UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with a letter against the background of the escalation in Donbas and the shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas by Russian militants, according to Volodymyr Yelchenko’s official Twitter page. “We demand from the...

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