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    Russian artillery systems in Donbas start to shell at longer distance
    Jun01

    Russian artillery systems in Donbas start to shell at longer distance

    Ukrainian military journalist and blogger Yuriy Butusov claims that Russian artillery systems used against the Ukrainian army in Donbas have begun shelling at longer distances. According to him, two instances of shelling of the rear of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at a distance of about 20 km from the front line have recently been recorded. In...

    Russian VKontakte to close Kyiv`s office
    Jun01

    Russian VKontakte to close Kyiv`s office

    Russia`s VKontakte social network will close its office in the Ukrainian capital, according to the Russian online publication about startups, innovations and Internet projects vc.ru. The social network`s management has decided to dismiss part of the office staff, vc.ru reported, citing a source inside the company and a market player familiar with...

    Ukrainian “Foreign legion”: foreign volunteers and their reasons to fight in Donbas on Ukrainian side
    May31

    Ukrainian “Foreign legion”: foreign volunteers and their reasons to fight in Donbas on Ukrainian side

    UaPosition starts a new category, where will be published texts about events in Ukraine during last few years through the eyes of witnesses. The information can be sometimes unexpected, shows the subjective points of view of participants, however, it is more honest and truthful than politically correct official news made by politics and...

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria
    May31

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria

    Poland has extradited to Austria a man suspected of war crimes after he allegedly killed civilians and enemy troops after they had surrendered while fighting for Ukrainian forces, authorities said Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. The 25-year-old Austrian man allegedly carried out the killings last year against mostly ethnic Russian...

    U.S. soldier who fought in Ukraine alongside Russian militants discharged from Army
    May31

    U.S. soldier who fought in Ukraine alongside Russian militants discharged from Army

    An American militant who earlier sided with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine to fight against government troops has been discharged from the military, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army said, according to The Washington Post. Earlier this month The Washington Post reported that Pfc. Guillaume Cuvelier, 29, had spent time with French...

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers – Reuters
    May31

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers – Reuters

    France`s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was ”extremely concerned” by the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine and demanded guarantees that international observers be allowed to carry out their mission fully, according to Reuters. A ceasefire agreement signed in February 2015 in Minsk that aims to end the conflict between Ukrainian...

    Yandex.Ukraine transferred Ukrainians` personal data to Russian intel, SBU says
    May30

    Yandex.Ukraine transferred Ukrainians` personal data to Russian intel, SBU says

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine on Monday, May 29, raided the Kyiv and Odesa offices of Russia`s Yandex subsidiary, to conduct authorized searches, the agency`s press service reports. The investigators have established that the company`s management illegally collected, copied, and transferred to Russia personal data of Ukrainian citizens. ”In...

    Macron says Minsk agreements only way to resolving Donbas crisis
    May30

    Macron says Minsk agreements only way to resolving Donbas crisis

    French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to hold a new round of talks on Ukraine in the Normandy format and warns Russia of possible new sanctions, that`s according to his comments to the reporters during a joint press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Versailles on Monday. ”In terms of the Ukrainian situation, we`ve spoken at...

    Nobody will fight for Crimea; sanctions seen as best option – NATO Parliamentary Assembly speaker
    May30

    Nobody will fight for Crimea; sanctions seen as best option – NATO Parliamentary Assembly speaker

    Speaker at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly`s 2017 Spring Session Soli Ozel says that nobody is going to fight for Russian-annexed Crimea, and sanctions against Russia remain the best option. See also: Russia deploys six nuclear warheads in Crimea ”All I`m saying is: there is a limited number of instruments that are available to begin with, and...

    Security Service of Ukraine raiding Yandex offices in Kyiv, Odesa
    May29

    Security Service of Ukraine raiding Yandex offices in Kyiv, Odesa

    Head of the Moscow-based Yandex press service Asya Melkumova says that representatives of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine are now raiding Yandex.Ukraine`s Kyiv and Odesa offices, according to the Ukrainian-based IT news portal AIN.UA. ”Representatives of the Security Service of Ukraine are now in our offices in Kyiv and Odesa. We do not yet...

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