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    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine MAR 27 – APR 03, 2016
    Apr03

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine MAR 27 – APR 03, 2016

    bellingcat (UK) : Behind the Dutch Terror Threat Video: The St. Petersburg “Troll Factory” Connection Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : New Terror Offensive Against Crimean Tatars The Jamestown Foundation (USA) : Ukraine Faces Early Election if No One Is Found to Replace Prime Minister Yatsenyuk The Jamestown Foundation (USA) :...

    Prosecutor General Shokin dismissed officially
    Apr03

    Prosecutor General Shokin dismissed officially

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces he has signed an order to dismiss Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.”After Tuesday voting [by Ukraine`s parliament to authorize Shokin`s dismissal], the Verkhovna Rada sent the documents and an order to dismiss Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin was signed,” Poroshenko said in an interview...

    Donbas militants use 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell Avdiyivka
    Apr03

    Donbas militants use 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell Avdiyivka

    The situation in Donbas in eastern Ukraine remains tense amid heavy shelling of Ukrainian positions in the town of Avdiyivka in the Donetsk sector on Sunday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”Militants have simultaneously used 120mm and 82mm mortars to fire on the town`s industrial area, cynically...

    Crux: Pope announces April 24 collection for Ukraine
    Apr03

    Crux: Pope announces April 24 collection for Ukraine

    Describing it as an expression of his ”constant thoughts and prayer” for victims of the on-going violence in Ukraine, Pope Francis announced Sunday that he`s asked all the Catholic churches of Europe to take up a special collection on April 24 to fund humanitarian relief, according to Crux, an independent Catholic news site.According to the...

    Two Turkish warships arrive at Ukraine`s Odesa port (Photos)
    Apr03

    Two Turkish warships arrive at Ukraine`s Odesa port (Photos)

    Two warships of the Turkish Navy, the ship TCG Salihreis (F-246) and the ship TCG Bartin (F-504), arrived at the Ukrainian port of Odesa on April 3, according to an UaPosition correspondent. The two-day visit of the Turkish warships to Odesa is part of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s international cooperation events scheduled for 2016, Press...

    WPTZ: Azerbaijan declares `unilateral ceasefire` in conflict with Armenia
    Apr03

    WPTZ: Azerbaijan declares `unilateral ceasefire` in conflict with Armenia

    Azerbaijan has decided to ”cease retaliatory action” against Armenia`s armed forces, according to Azerbaijan`s state news agency Azertac, wptz.com reported.The announcement comes after clashes on Saturday in which 18 Armenian and 12 Azerbaijani troops were killed, wptz.com wrote.As CNN reported, long-simmering tensions between Armenia and...

    Mass grave discovered in Syria`s ancient Palmyra city
    Apr02

    Mass grave discovered in Syria`s ancient Palmyra city

    A mass grave of 40 bodies was discovered by the Syrian army in the ancient city of Palmyra in Homs province, Al Jazeera reported with reference to Syrian state news agency SANA.As is known, the Syrian army recaptured the ancient city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group last week.A field source told a...

    OSCE Minsk Group calls for ending hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh
    Apr02

    OSCE Minsk Group calls for ending hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group on conflict settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh expressed concern on Saturday over resumed clashes in the contested region, according to a press release published on the OSCE website.”The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Ambassadors Igor Popov of the Russian Federation,...

    Azerbaijan says 12 of its soldiers killed in fighting
    Apr02

    Azerbaijan says 12 of its soldiers killed in fighting

    Heavy fighting erupted Saturday between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, The New York Times reported.Azerbaijan said 12 of its soldiers were killed and claimed to have inflicted heavy casualties on the Armenian forces, according to The New York Times.The fighting was one of the worst outbreaks since...

    Zaitseve and Avdiyivka remain `hot spots` in ATO zone – Lysenko
    Apr02

    Zaitseve and Avdiyivka remain `hot spots` in ATO zone – Lysenko

    The most tense situation, as before, remains in Ukrainian settlements of Zaitseve and Avdiyivka in Donetsk region, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing today. ”As before, Zaitseve and Avdiyivka have remained `hot spots` [in the ATO zone]. Moreover, the enemy has...

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