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    Ukraine Defense Ministry says Crimean saboteurs not members of Ukrainian intelligence
    Aug13

    Ukraine Defense Ministry says Crimean saboteurs not members of Ukrainian intelligence

    The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has stated that those individuals who, according to the Russian security services, were part of so-called Crimean ”subversive groups,” had never been members of the Main Directorate of Intelligence. ”Regarding some allegations by the Russian special services, the Ministry of Defense reports that the 37th...

    U.S. General calls on Russia to allow observers at military drills in Crimea
    Aug13

    U.S. General calls on Russia to allow observers at military drills in Crimea

    Russia should allow observers, including Western journalists, to attend upcoming military drills that could again put Ukraine on edge, just as Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharpened his rhetoric, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe told Reuters. The comments by Lieutenant General Ben Hodges came as Ukraine accuses Russia of amassing...

    Ukraine border guards spot Lynx aerostat, Mi-8 helicopters on border with Crimea
    Aug13

    Ukraine border guards spot Lynx aerostat, Mi-8 helicopters on border with Crimea

    Ukrainian border guards report seeing a stationary Lynx low volume aerostat and Mi-8 helicopters on the administrative border with occupied Crimea, the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine told a UNIAN correspondent. ”The border guards have spotted a stationary Lynx low volume aerostat, and flights of five Mi-8 helicopters...

    Ukraine reports 61 attacks in Donbas in last 24 hours
    Aug13

    Ukraine reports 61 attacks in Donbas in last 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours, including 31 times in the Mariupol sector, 16 times in the Donetsk sector and 14 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size The situation...

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug13

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and two were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and two wounded in action (WIA),” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported...

    Cars still in queues on border with Poland – border guards
    Aug13

    Cars still in queues on border with Poland – border guards

    As of 12:00 on Saturday, queues of vehicles remain at checkpoints along the Ukrainian-Polish border, the Western Regional Department of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported on Facebook. Officials report there were 140 vehicles at the Yahodyn customs checkpoint, 100 cars at the Rava-Ruska checkpoint, 80 cars at the Uhryniv...

    Latvian FM expresses support for continued negotiations using Normandy format
    Aug13

    Latvian FM expresses support for continued negotiations using Normandy format

    On August 12, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkevics, spoke by telephone with the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, to discuss current developments on the Crimean Peninsula and issues concerning the settlement of the conflict in the eastern Ukraine. Further, Edgars Rinkevics reiterated Latvia`s unwavering support...

    Putin is ready to start full-scale war against Ukraine in August-September
    Aug13

    Putin is ready to start full-scale war against Ukraine in August-September

    Originally published on Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies, translated by UaPosition As of August 11, 2016, the Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS) states the following: In August the situation around Ukraine sharply became worth, from the Russian side everything is ready to conduct extensive intense...

    Mogherini confirms EU`s position on non-recognition of Crimea annexation amid recent events
    Aug13

    Mogherini confirms EU`s position on non-recognition of Crimea annexation amid recent events

    High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has confirmed the unwavering position of the European Union on non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.> ”I spoke this afternoon with the Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin, about the escalation in...

    Biden: Crimean provocation totally Russia`s responsibility
    Aug13

    Biden: Crimean provocation totally Russia`s responsibility

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held a phone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, the president`s press service has reported. The leaders discussed the current security situation caused by provocative actions by the Russian side in occupied Crimea and the escalation in Donbas, according to the press service. Poroshenko has...

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