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    UN Security Council: U.S. slams Russian “barbarism” in Syria
    Sep26

    UN Security Council: U.S. slams Russian “barbarism” in Syria

    The United States on Sunday called Russia`s action in Syria ”barbarism,” not counter-terrorism, while Moscow`s U.N. envoy said ending the war ”is almost an impossible task now” as Syrian government forces, backed by Moscow, bombed the city of Aleppo, according to Reuters. The United Nations Security Council met on Sunday at the request of the...

    Peace in Syria “is almost an impossible task now” – Russian U.N. ambassador
    Sep26

    Peace in Syria “is almost an impossible task now” – Russian U.N. ambassador

    Russia`s U.N. ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, told the Security Council on Sunday that peace in Syria was ”almost an impossible task now,” according to Reuters. Russia and the United States, who back opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, have been trying to salvage a ceasefire deal that effectively collapsed after an aid convoy was hit last week,...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 19.09.– 25.09.2016
    Sep25

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 19.09.– 25.09.2016

    Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : Roma Victims Remembered at Babyn Yar – 25 September 2016, 22:25 Ron Paul Institute (USA) : Journey To Aleppo: Exposing The Truth Buried Under NATO Propaganda – 24 September 2016, 01:22 Atlantic Council (USA) : How Ukraine Can Signal It’s Serious about Reform – 23 September 2016,...

    Ukraine reports 29 attacks on its troops in Donbas in last day
    Sep25

    Ukraine reports 29 attacks on its troops in Donbas in last day

    Russian troops in Donbas opened fire on Ukrainian troops 29 times in the past day, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In particular, 12 attacks were reported in the Donetsk sector alone. ”The occupiers used an 82mm mortar to shell the village of Pisky and the town of Avdiyivka, and a 120mm...

    Quake in Romania doesn`t affect Ukrainian nuclear power plants
    Sep25

    Quake in Romania doesn`t affect Ukrainian nuclear power plants

    The earthquake that hit eastern Romania in the early hours of Saturday, September 24, and reached Ukraine has had no impact on the operation of Ukrainian nuclear power plants, according to the Ukrainian State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate. ”The earthquake hasn`t affected the work of the Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs). There are no...

    One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas in past day
    Sep25

    One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas in past day

    One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in militant shelling in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in the past day, according to a defense ministry spokesman. ”No Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fighting in the last day. Yet, one was wounded in an attack on the town of Avdiyivka,” spokesman for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry for ATO issues...

    U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor
    Sep25

    U.S. intelligence investigates Russian ties of Trump advisor

    U.S. intelligence officials are investigating whether Carter Page, a businessman described by Donald Trump as a foreign policy advisor, has been making backroom promises to Moscow to lift some sanctions against top Kremlin officials if Trump is elected, according to the Foreign Policy magazine. ”Intelligence officials believe Page has had...

    New media platform for internally displaced people launched in Ukraine
    Sep25

    New media platform for internally displaced people launched in Ukraine

    New media platform ”Polilog” intended for internally displaced people (IDPs) was presented in Kyiv on September 23, Crimean news portal Krym.Realii reported. The platform includes a website, official social media pages and a TV talk show planned to be launched on Channel 5 in October. Pavlo Novikov, the curator of Polilog, says the platform`s...

    Biden compares Donbas with Texas
    Sep24

    Biden compares Donbas with Texas

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says that Ukraine will grant a special status to occupied areas in Donbas, but the process will be as complicated as if the United States would have to provide such a status to Texas. ”But my point is that when you say the Donbas is going to have a special status and you`re going to amend your constitution, it`s like...

    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours
    Sep24

    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours

    Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 28 times in the last day, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In particular, 13 attacks were reported in the Donetsk sector alone. The occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and small arms in the villages of Avdiyivka, Zaitseve,...

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