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    Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland
    May01

    Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland

    Polish border guards say they have detained a 25-year-old Austrian national suspected of involvement in armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, as reported by Radio Poland. The man, detained at a Polish-Ukrainian border crossing in Dorohusk, is suspected of killing wounded people and prisoners in his role as ”a member of a fighting group,” border...

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours
    May01

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours

    The situation remains tense in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation as the Russian-occupation forces continue armed provocations against the Ukrainian troops. Since the early hours of Sunday, the enemy opened fire 54 times on the Ukrainian strong points along the line of contact, according to the ATO press center. View map in full size On...

    OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas
    Apr29

    OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas

    Ukrainian OSINT community InformNapalm reports they have identified war criminals from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade (the 8th MMRB) who participated in the first wave of the Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. The new InformNapalm investigation is based on the earlier published picture of...

    Another Russian ”humanitarian” convoy enters occupied Donbas
    Apr29

    Another Russian ”humanitarian” convoy enters occupied Donbas

    Russia`s 64th ”humanitarian” convoy has entered the territory of Ukraine in violation of international and Ukrainian legislation, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. ”Today, on April 27, the Russian side unilaterally cleared on the border the next (sixty-fourth) so-called `humanitarian convoy.` Since the movement of the said...

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction
    Apr28

    Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction

    Russia`s State Duma is preparing a package of bills, initiated by Deputy Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Alexei Chepa (”Fair Russia”), on the introduction of an offshore regime in the annexed Crimea, according to Kommersant publication. In addition to expanding tax benefits, the amendments propose a mechanism for creating trusts...

    OSCE reports increase in shelling in Donbas, militant tanks, Grads
    Apr28

    OSCE reports increase in shelling in Donbas, militant tanks, Grads

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has reported an increase in shelling and the deployment of tanks and Grad MLR systems in the occupied territory of Donbas, according to a daily update. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In Donetsk region the SMM recorded more ceasefire...

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday – media
    Apr28

    Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday – media

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”The visit serves the preparation of this year`s G20 summit in Hamburg,” Merkel`s...

    Ukrainian military preparing for drills near of occupied Crimea
    Apr28

    Ukrainian military preparing for drills near of occupied Crimea

    On the eve of the May holidays, the Ukrainian military are planning to hold exercises in Kherson region, the press officer of the Operational Command South of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ihor Biriukov said, according to Krym.Realii. ”These are scheduled exercises for combat training and coordination of military units,” he explained, adding that...

    Number of hostages in occupied Donbas grows to 127 – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk process
    Apr28

    Number of hostages in occupied Donbas grows to 127 – Ukraine`s representative in Minsk process

    Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the peaceful settlement of the Donbas crisis, MP Iryna Gerashchenko says that the number of Ukrainian hostages in Russian-occupied Donbas has increased to 127 people. She gave the update on Facebook on Thursday while commenting on a meeting with Director...

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO
    Apr28

    About 1,500 Russian soldiers killed in Donbas since spring 2014 – Russian NGO

    Chairperson of NGO Union of the Committees of Soldiers` Mothers of Russia Valentina Melnikova estimates that at least 1,500 Russian servicemen have been killed in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, since spring 2014, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”There aren`t any exact numbers – we`ve got general estimates,” she told Channel 112. ”Unlike...

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