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    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Apr23

    Kremlin attempts to intimidate OSCE in Donbas by blowing up car – Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says that a recent incident when an OSCE monitors` armored car was blown up in occupied Donbas is a confirmation of the Kremlin`s attempts to intimidate the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. ”We consider the serious incident, which occurred inside territory controlled and supported by...

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video
    Apr23

    Member of OSCE team killed in Russia-controlled Donbas was an U.S. citizen, Czech and German citizens injured. Video

    The member of European OSCE`s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine who was killed after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk on Sunday morning was an American citizen, according to Reuters. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on Sunday morning, a spokesman for Austria`s foreign ministry said, Reuters reported. See...

    OSCE car exploded on an anti-tank mine in Russia-controlled Donbas, casualties reported
    Apr23

    OSCE car exploded on an anti-tank mine in Russia-controlled Donbas, casualties reported

    A vehicle of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine was reported to have been damaged in an anti-tank blast in Donbas on Sunday morning, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”The Ukrainian members of the JCCC [Joint Centre for Control and Coordination] have reported that a car...

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council
    Apr22

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks given the virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, Peter Dickinson wrote in his column for Atlantic Council titled ”Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern...

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media
    Apr22

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media

    U.S. troops have targeted and killed a leading member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in a commando raid in Syria, military officials say, according to the BBC. The attack took place near the town of Mayadin in eastern Syria, the BBC wrote. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, is said by the Americans to be a...

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine
    Apr22

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    The Associated Press tells a story of Lithuanian volunteers` assistance to Ukrainian government forces in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels by supplying non-lethal military aid, such as night-vision goggles, helmets, bullet-proof vests and telescopic sniper sights, as well as packing colorful teddy bears for children — to help ease...

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests
    Apr22

    ”Putin friends” from EU attending business forum in Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine protests

    A number of pro-Russian businessmen, officials and public figures from across Europe accepted the invitation of occupation authorities in Crimea to take part in the so-called ”Yalta International Economic Forum” held in the annexed Crimea, according to Europeiska Pravda. See also: PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine...

    Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded due to 47 Russian shellings in last day
    Apr21

    Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded due to 47 Russian shellings in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 47 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and eight as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size The worst situation was in the...

    Ukraine`s death toll rises amid escalation in Avdiyivka
    Apr21

    Ukraine`s death toll rises amid escalation in Avdiyivka

    Two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were killed in a shelling of fortified positions of Ukrainian troops by Russian-controlled militants outside Avdiyivka, according to the press center of the ATO headquarters. ”According to preliminary information, two soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed as a result of the shelling of the...

    U.S. defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons
    Apr21

    U.S. defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that Syria had dispersed its warplanes in recent days and retained chemical weapons, an issue that would have to be taken up diplomatically, according to Reuters. The United States launched dozens of missiles earlier this month against a Syrian air base in response to a chemical attack that killed...

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