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    A leading Russian anti-Putin opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow
    Feb28

    A leading Russian anti-Putin opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow

    Boris Nemtsov, the 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, was gunned down near the Kremlin late on Friday night on February 27, 2015. Russian Interior Ministry reported that Nemtsov was shot with four shots in the back. In 2004, Boris Nemtsov with his political party the Union of Right Forces officially supported Viktor Yushchenko in the...

    Arrested for crimes of Yanukovych regime Mykhailo Chechetov was found dead in Kyiv
    Feb28

    Arrested for crimes of Yanukovych regime Mykhailo Chechetov was found dead in Kyiv

    In Kyiv on the night of February 27, 2015, former deputy head of the Party of Regions Mykhailo Chechetov fell from his 17th storey apartment in the capital of Ukraine. Former deputy head of the Parliamentary Group of Regions Mykhailo Chechetov was a vocal supporter of disgraced former President Viktor Yanukovych. A few days ago he was indicted...

    This is Ukraine today – February 27: Russia has concentrated 63500 of its military near the border with Ukraine
    Feb28

    This is Ukraine today – February 27: Russia has concentrated 63500 of its military near the border with Ukraine

    February 27 – 3 Ukrainian military were killed and 7 injured in the ATO area in the last 24 hours, – informed NSDC spokesman Andriy Lysenko. February 27 – Russia plans to seize those parts of Ukraine that are needed create a corridor to Crimea (attack on Mariupol is possible in the spring), – stated Director of National Intelligence James...

    New sanctions against Russia will be provided because of violating the Minsk agreements
    Feb27

    New sanctions against Russia will be provided because of violating the Minsk agreements

    State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki accused Russia of violating the cease-fire with Ukraine in Donbas. “We obviously watch what’s happening on the ground and that impacts what consequences we may put in place. We obviously continue to consider a range of options, including sanctions. There’s active discussions in the...

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw heavy weapons according to Minsk II; pro-Russian militants waver
    Feb27

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw heavy weapons according to Minsk II; pro-Russian militants waver

    Kyiv, February 27, 2015. Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw their 100-mm MT-12 “Rapira” anti-tank guns on the distance of at least 25 km from the contact line in accordance with Minsk agreements. This process takes place in spite of the sporadic fire from the militants groups. The withdrawal is conducted under careful supervision of OSCE monitors....

    Ukraine started the withdrawal of heavy weapons in compliance with  the Minsk agreements
    Feb27

    Ukraine started the withdrawal of heavy weapons in compliance with the Minsk agreements

    Ukraine started the process of the heavy weapons withdrawal from the demarcation line in Donbas according to the Minsk agreements (February 12, 2015). The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has schedules for the gradual withdrawal of heavy weapons by the pro-Russian Forces and the Ukrainian Armed Forces but they are not coordinated or jointly...

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants storm Ukrainian Armed Forces footholds near Pisky and Shyrokyne
    Feb26

    National Security and Defense Council: Militants storm Ukrainian Armed Forces footholds near Pisky and Shyrokyne

    Kyiv, February 26, 2015 – No attacks have been recorded over the last night. Yet there were still cases of armed provocations instigated by pro-Russian militants, such as the one near Pisky where militants fired at the Ukrainian blockpost and attempted to storm it. Ukrainian soldiers repelled the attack. Russia-backed militants fired at the...

    This is Ukraine today – February 26: 75 military from the UK will be deployed to Ukraine in the upcoming weeks to train Ukrainian military
    Feb26

    This is Ukraine today – February 26: 75 military from the UK will be deployed to Ukraine in the upcoming weeks to train Ukrainian military

    February 25 – 75 military from the UK will be deployed to Ukraine in the upcoming weeks to train Ukrainian military, – saidPrime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron. February 25 – Canada could send military instructors to train in Ukraine, reports thestar.com citing Canada’s Minister of Defence Jason Kenney. The Minister also...

    Deputy Chairman of Ukraine’s Parliament presented to U.S. officials a list of the weapons that Ukraine needs to fight pro-Russian terrorists
    Feb26

    Deputy Chairman of Ukraine’s Parliament presented to U.S. officials a list of the weapons that Ukraine needs to fight pro-Russian terrorists

    First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy arrived in Washington, USA to meet with Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services John McCain, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner, representatives of the Pentagon and talk about...

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 2.25 #FreeSavchenko
    Feb26

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 2.25 #FreeSavchenko

    Operational data from Information Resistance: Russian-terrorist forces in the conflict zone in Donbas are [currently] regrouping along virtually the entire line of confrontation. The most active regrouping of enemy forces and weapons is observed in two areas: Bryanka – Stakhanov and the “seaside [sector]” (Mariupol). Although the intensity and...

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