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    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas
    Feb16

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas

    The European Union has called for ceasing a railway blockade in Donbas, which Brussels believes may trigger an energy crisis in Ukraine, affecting civilian population on both sides of the contact line, according to the EU spokesman`s comment to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The blockade of railway connections between the areas under the control of the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb15

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops launched 52 attacks on Ukrainian territory in Donbas over the past day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops’ attacks took place in Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area the most. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small...

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned
    Feb15

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned

    The U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects the Russian Federation to return illegally annexed in 2014 Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at the official daily news briefing on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 139 times using heavy armor in all sectors in Donbas in the past 48 hours
    Feb14

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 139 times using heavy armor in all sectors in Donbas in the past 48 hours

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 72 times in the last day, 1 WIA in last day, 1 Ukrainian soldier is wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, Russian troops shelled 122mm artillery systems on the village of Pisky, 120mm and 82mm mortars on...

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia
    Feb13

    UN and the Council of Europe call Ukraine not to adopt the law on occupied territories and take responsibility for the safety and lives of people in the territories occupied by Russia

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Council of Europe, and Charity Foundation “The Right to Defense” call not to adopt the draft law №3593-d “On the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine”, according to the Ministry of temporarily occupied territories and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Ukraine. The...

    Russian troops massively shelled at Ukrainian positions in Donbas with Grad rocket systems and heavy weapons in the past 24 hours
    Feb11

    Russian troops massively shelled at Ukrainian positions in Donbas with Grad rocket systems and heavy weapons in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops fired at Ukrainian area 63 times with massive use of Grad MLRS (multiple launch rocket system) systems, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, tanks and mortars of various calibers during the last day in Donbas. Russian troops used 28 Grad rockets, over 25 tank gun shells and over 130 mortar mines attacking Ukrainian positions in...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas in all sectors in the past 24 hours, one civilian wounded
    Feb11

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas in all sectors in the past 24 hours, one civilian wounded

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 61 times in the last day. One civilian was wounded on a landmine on the road between frontline villages Pavlopil and Chermalyk, at present Ukrainian doctors struggle for his life and health, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full...

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months
    Feb10

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months

    The U.S. envoy to the OSCE, Chargé d’Affaires Kate M. Byrnes has reported to the Permanent Council in Vienna, Austria, that Russian troops had been preparing for the shelling at Avdiivka in Donbas for half a year. “Satellite images show not less than six artillery positions on separatist-controlled territory within striking distance of Avdiyivka....

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 82 times in last day, most of attacks were with the use of heavy weapons
    Feb09

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 82 times in last day, most of attacks were with the use of heavy weapons

    Russian troops shelled the Donetsk sector massively using the heavy armor. Areas near Mariupol and civilian infrastructure in the Luhansk sector came under Russian troops’ fire. Russian troops attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas eighty two times in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian troops incurred no casualties in Donbas over the last day,...

    Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade
    Feb09

    Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade

    Members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ 58th Brigade made a request to the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the top political leadership of the country to support the blockade between Ukraine and so-called Russian self-proclaimed the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR or LNR) and the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR or DNR). See...

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