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    National Security and Defense Council: Attacks of Illegal Armed Groups Decline After Declaration of Ceasefire
    Feb16

    National Security and Defense Council: Attacks of Illegal Armed Groups Decline After Declaration of Ceasefire

    Kyiv, February 15, 2015. The situation in Donetsk and Lugansk regions remains extremely difficult. The combat activity of the illegal armed groups went down starting midnight February 15, 2015, when the truce stipulated by the agreements achieved in Minsk was announced and went into force. The enemy forces focused its attacks on the area near the...

    This is Ukraine today – February 15: Illegal armed groups have fired at the positions of ATO forces over 60 times
    Feb16

    This is Ukraine today – February 15: Illegal armed groups have fired at the positions of ATO forces over 60 times

    February 15 – Representatives of illegal armed groups did not let the observers of OSCE’s special monitoring mission to visit Debaltseve (Donetsk oblast), – stated Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin. February 15 – Pro-Russian militants have said that they will not adhere to ceasefire in Debaltseve. “Of course, we can...

    The telephone conversation between  leaders of ‘Normandy Four’
    Feb16

    The telephone conversation between leaders of ‘Normandy Four’

    On February 15, 2015, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Francois Hollande held a telephone conversation in the Normandy format about the Minsk agreements. As it is known from the Ukrainian President’s official website, the European leaders discussed...

    Sanctions will increase if Russia doesn’t hold the Minsk Agreements, said the French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said
    Feb15

    Sanctions will increase if Russia doesn’t hold the Minsk Agreements, said the French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said

    The French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on the TV channel iTele that sanctions against Russian Federation will increase if Russia doesn’t hold the the Minsk Agreements (February 12,2015) and reduce in case of true perfoming all the items of agreements. “The dialogue with Russia rather hard,” Laurent Fabius said. “If the situation...

    In Debaltseve and Luhansk the ceasefire isn’t holding
    Feb15

    In Debaltseve and Luhansk the ceasefire isn’t holding

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reported thar Minsk agreement about the ceasefire is holding in general in Donbas area in Ukraine but the exceptions are in cities Debaltseve and Luhansk. According to the Minsk agreement (February 12, 2015) the OSCE monitors the cease-fire. The truce is violated by pro-Russian...

    National Security and Defense Council: ATO forces eliminate 100 Pro-Russian militants
    Feb15

    National Security and Defense Council: ATO forces eliminate 100 Pro-Russian militants

    Kyiv, February 14, 2015. Armed confrontation between the Russian regulars and Pro-Russian insurgent groups and Ukrainian Armed Forces has escalated. Militants keep moving additional forces to the territory of Ukraine, amassing military equipment and ammunition. They are supported by the professional soldiers of the Russian Federation. Militants...

    This is Ukraine today – February 14: Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West
    Feb15

    This is Ukraine today – February 14: Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West

    February 14 – Prosecutor General of Ukraine in cooperation with Security Service of Ukraine has detained a former Chief of the Party of Regions Oleksandr Yefremov, – said Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin in his comment to Internet media “Ukrainska Pravda”. February 14 – At 0:00 the Armed Forces of Ukraine will cease fire...

    Terrorists in Ukraine have more weapons than some NATO countries
    Feb14

    Terrorists in Ukraine have more weapons than some NATO countries

    This was stated by  the American ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey R.Pyatt: “The separatists now have larger fighting force with more tanks, armored vehicles, heavy artillery and rocket systems than some NATO and European countries,” wrote Pyatt on his official Twitter. On Saturday, February 14, 2015  the US Ambassador to Ukraine has posted...

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces eliminate Russian T-72 tank with crew
    Feb13

    National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces eliminate Russian T-72 tank with crew

    Kyiv, February 13, 2015 – Most intense fighting continues in Debaltseve. Pro-Russian militants stormed the Ukrainian Armed Forces strongholds and base camps several times near the town of Luhanske, Kamjanka village, Chornukhyne and Debaltseve itself. Insurgents used the artillery, mortars, multiple rocket launchers and small arms fire....

    McCain says that there is no reason to believe the result of new Minsk agreement
    Feb13

    McCain says that there is no reason to believe the result of new Minsk agreement

    John McCain, the senior United States Senator from Arizona, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, criticised the Minsk agreement on his official website: “The agreement reached in Minsk freezes the conflict at a time of separatist advantage, solidifies the gains of Russian aggression, and leaves Ukraine’s border with Russia firmly...

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