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    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea
    Feb02

    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea

    The Ukrainian An-26 transport plane was fired by Russian troops in the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine in the Black Sea. On February 1, 2017, the Ukrainian transport plane was attacked from the drilling rigs in the area of Odessa Gas field, the platforms of which were previously seized by Russian Federation, reports the Ukrainian...

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017
    Jan30

    German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017

    Minister-President of Bavaria , Germany, the head of Germany’s Christian Social Union in Bavaria party, Horst Seehofer, stated that sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation by the EU and the USA for Russian illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian military actions in Ukraine had to be lifted in 2017, according to Bild am Sonntag. Horst...

    The International Federation of Journalists demands to release Ukrainian journalists illegally imprisoned in Russia
    Jan29

    The International Federation of Journalists demands to release Ukrainian journalists illegally imprisoned in Russia

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), human rights groups urge Russian authorities to stop persecuting Ukrainian journalists Mykola Semena and Roman Sushchenko who are are facing jail following charges by the Russian authorities of separatism and espionage, according to EFJ. @IFJGlobal and...

    Russia attacked Ukrainian Navy diving ship in the Black Sea
    Jan29

    Russia attacked Ukrainian Navy diving ship in the Black Sea

    The Russian Federation has fired at the Ukrainian Navy diving ship “Pochaiv” and damaged it with sniper’s bullets, the Naval Forces report on Facebook. “In contrast to baseless allegations of Russian officials made, as usual, without any evidence, we have something to show — traces of sniper’s bullets”, said the Naval Forces. The Federal Security...

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 51 times in Donbas in past 24 hours
    Jan24

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 51 times in Donbas in past 24 hours

    Russia is massing its troops on the border with Ukraine. Russian militants continue violating the ceasefire in Donbas, opening fire in all sectors. 2 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Luhansk sector Russian militants...

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia
    Jan24

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Pedro Agramunt, stated that all political sanctions against Russia imposed as a result of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation should be lifted and the Assembly should make everything possible to return Russian delegation. During his visit to Moscow...

    World Congress of the Crimean Tatars appeals to recognize the Stalin`s deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944 as genocide
    Jan23

    World Congress of the Crimean Tatars appeals to recognize the Stalin`s deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944 as genocide

    World Congress of the Crimean Tatars (WCCT) has sent an appeal to three hundred various government agencies around the world to recognize the deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as genocide. “Mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 with the purpose of the complete destruction of this people was classified as a crime in WCCT...

    Patriots of Ukraine Worldwide Movement in Australia held a rally against Russian invasion in Ukraine
    Jan23

    Patriots of Ukraine Worldwide Movement in Australia held a rally against Russian invasion in Ukraine

    Patriots of Ukraine Wordwide Movement held a protest against Russian invasion into Ukraine “Stop Putin’s War in Ukraine 3.0”. Protesters gathered in Sydney, Australia, according to the official Facebook of Patriots of Ukraine Worldwide Movement. “Although now the events in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine are scarcely covered by...

    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk
    Jan18

    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and a number of other officials who take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, will not join the Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy Victor Pinchuk after the publication of Pinchuk’s commentary on December 29,...

    Yanukovych asked Russia to deploy troops in Ukraine in 2014 – UN official document
    Jan17

    Yanukovych asked Russia to deploy troops in Ukraine in 2014 – UN official document

    On January 17, 2017, the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko wrote on his official Facebook page that he has received recognized by the United Nations (UN) official documents, a copy of a request of then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to Russia to deploy its soldiers in Ukraine. “The Chief Military...

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