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    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military
    May25

    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has announced the launch of another series of criminal cases against the Ukrainian military defending their country from Russian invaders, according to the agency`s press service. Three criminal cases have been opened in connection with the alleged use of ”heavy weapons against civilians in...

    Ukraine to report to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Russian violations of int`l law
    May25

    Ukraine to report to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Russian violations of int`l law

    Ukraine readies to lodge with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) a statement on Russia`s violations of the Convention on International Civil Aviation and other core agreements, according to Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion. ”Today we were visited by President of ICAO Council  Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and Regional...

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles
    May25

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles

    Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the Donbas crisis, Ambassador Martin Sajdik says that the number of civilians killed in the east of Ukraine January through May 2017 soared by 120% year-over-year, according to the Belarussian telegraph agency BELTA. ”This has been...

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks
    May25

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on Thursday, May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. ”I expect several allies, and especially France and Germany being in the Normandy format, to raise and also...

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas
    May25

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas

    The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent its 65th ”humanitarian convoy” to Donbas, the ministry`s press service reported. ”A truck convoy of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations with `humanitarian aid` for Donbas crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border,” reads the report. The bulk of the cargo supposedly consists of children`s...

    Bloomberg tells how Manafort brought pro-Russian party to Rada despite Crimea annexation
    May25

    Bloomberg tells how Manafort brought pro-Russian party to Rada despite Crimea annexation

    Months after Russia annexed Crimea, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych`s political advisor Paul Manafort returned to Ukraine to advise the pro-Russian party, the ”Opposition Bloc”, for the 2014 parliamentary campaign, according to Bloomberg. Nestor Shufrych, one of the party leaders, says Manafort pushed for them to appeal as both the...

    Russia`s FSB to hold anti-terrorist drills in occupied Crimea
    May24

    Russia`s FSB to hold anti-terrorist drills in occupied Crimea

    Task forces of Russia`s FSB security service will hold exercises in the occupied Crimea and the Black Sea on ”preventing terrorist attacks and subversion,” according to TASS, referring to the FSB`s public relations center. Modern equipment and some 2,000 servicemen will be involved in tactical and special exercises of task forces that will be...

    NATO chief comments on Ukraine`s ban of Russian social networks
    May24

    NATO chief comments on Ukraine`s ban of Russian social networks

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the blocking of Russian social networks in Ukraine is an issue of national security, not freedom of speech. ”The Ukrainian government has made clear that this decree to close some of the sites is an issue of security, not one of freedom of speech. And freedom of speech is part of the dialogue we...

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation
    May24

    Ukraine submits new evidence to European Court of Human Rights over Crimea annexation

    Ukraine`s Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko has told Ukrainian TV Channel 5 that the evidence collected by the Ukrainian side refutes the Russian Federation`s arguments in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the Crimea annexation case. ”I can say unequivocally the pieces of evidence submitted regarding Crimea refute all those stories of...

    Ukraine reports Grad attack on Avdiyivka, one civilian seriously injured
    May24

    Ukraine reports Grad attack on Avdiyivka, one civilian seriously injured

    Russia`s hybrid military forces have mounted an attack on the old part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, using 122mm Grad-P portable rocket launchers; one civilian has been injured, according to the local police. ”Rockets have hit houses at 96 Kolosova Street and 3 Levanevskoho Street. Fortunately, no one was injured there,...

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