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    Russia claims Savchenko can`t be released according to Minsk agreements
    Mar27

    Russia claims Savchenko can`t be released according to Minsk agreements

    Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova says Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko cannot be released according to the Minsk agreements because she is not subject to the part of the Minsk agreements requiring release of prisoners, but is held as a suspected person, RIA Novosti reported. Such statement Zakharova made in response to...

    ISIS chief executioner threatens further attacks on the West in new video
    Mar27

    ISIS chief executioner threatens further attacks on the West in new video

    A chilling new ISIS video has emerged of the terror group`s brutal chief executioner warning that the Brussels attack was just ”a taste” of what is to come, The Daily Mail reported.Hicham Chaib, responsible for countless beheadings, crucifixions and amputations in Syria, tells the West that ISIS will ”kill your people” during a rant over air...

    Special mayor elections held in Kryvyi Rih
    Mar27

    Special mayor elections held in Kryvyi Rih

    Special mayor elections are held in Kryvyi Rih today, March 27. The voting takes place in 293 polling stations bringing the total number of voters in the city to over 500,000 people, according to media reports.Covert propaganda is reportedly conducted in the city on the day of voting, journalists say.There are 15 candidates for Kryvyi Rih city...

    Situation in ATO zone remains tense, with cannon artillery being applied for 1st time in long period
    Mar27

    Situation in ATO zone remains tense, with cannon artillery being applied for 1st time in long period

    The situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone remains tense showing a tendency to aggravation, the ATO press center reported.The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours, according to a report.”In addition to mortars of calibers banned by the Minsk agreements,...

    NATO commander calls for return to service of U-2 spy plane to conduct surveillance on resurgent Russia
    Mar27

    NATO commander calls for return to service of U-2 spy plane to conduct surveillance on resurgent Russia

    The U-2 spy plane, one of the most emblematic aircraft of the Cold War, should return to Europe to conduct surveillance on a resurgent and aggressive Russia, a top American general has warned, British newspaper The Independent reported. General Philip Breedlove, the head of U.S. forces in Europe and NATO`s supreme allied commander, said the...

    Syrian army `recaptures city of Palmyra from ISIL`
    Mar27

    Syrian army `recaptures city of Palmyra from ISIL`

    Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air power, have recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) after days of intense fighting, state media and a monitoring group said, according to Al Jazeera.Syrian state television quoted a military source as saying the army and allied militias had taken...

    Russia to send 51st `humanitarian convoy` to Donbas
    Mar26

    Russia to send 51st `humanitarian convoy` to Donbas

    Russia`s Emergencies Ministry will send its 51st humanitarian aid convoy to the troubled Donbas region, the Minister Vladimir Puchkov said Saturday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Currently we are preparing the convoy, particularly at the territory of the Noginsk rescue center,” Puchkov said, adding that the date of dispatch has not been...

    Syrian army pushes into Palmyra amid heavy bombardment
    Mar26

    Syrian army pushes into Palmyra amid heavy bombardment

    Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on several fronts on Saturday with support from air strikes and artillery bombardment, state media and a monitoring group said, and live television showed waves of explosions inside the city, according to Reuters.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights described it as the heaviest assault yet in a...

    Putin takes no decisions on Savchenko case – Peskov
    Mar26

    Putin takes no decisions on Savchenko case – Peskov

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has not taken any decisions on the case of Ukrainian military servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with TVC channel, which will air on Saturday night, Russian news agency TASS reports. ”The situation with Savchenko is very simple and clear for us – Savchenko is...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 11 wounded in Donbas in last day
    Mar26

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 11 wounded in Donbas in last day

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another 11 were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Saturday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”In the last day, we lost two Ukrainian soldiers, and...

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