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    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”
    Mar07

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”

    U.S. President Donald Trump has rained criticism down on his predecessor, Barack Obama, over the fact that Russia managed to seize Crimea during his tenure. ”For eight years Russia `ran over` President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and added missiles. Weak!,” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Earlier, February 15, acting spokesman for...

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree
    Mar07

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree

    Russian banks do not work with clients holding ”passports” of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), despite a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize such ”documents,” according to the Russian media outlet RBC. None of the top 30 banks...

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day
    Mar07

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 100 times in the past 24 hours with 5 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The invaders repeatedly opened fire from tanks on Butivka coal mine and...

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas
    Mar06

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory and internally displaced people George Tuka says a ”warlord” of the so-called ”Luhansk People`s Republic” (”LPR”) terrorist organization, a Russian mercenary, nom-de-guerre `Plastun,` has been killed in the Donbas conflict zone. ”Another one has joined the `ceasefire`…,” he wrote on...

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”
    Mar06

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”

    The so-called ”president” of the self-proclaimed Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Milorad Dodik, has said that the Russian annexation of Crimea is ”settled,” according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia. Speaking about the results of the so-called referendum in Crimea, he said that the ”will of the people must be respected,” Izvestia...

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine
    Mar06

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine

    President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer has arrived in Ukraine. ”[I`ve] arrived in Ukraine for a visit. For nearly three years, people in the east have lived in the shadow of war, and hostilities again on the rise,” he wrote on Twitter on March 6. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged Maurer...

    Russian general seriously wounded in land mine blast in Syria – Kommersant
    Mar06

    Russian general seriously wounded in land mine blast in Syria – Kommersant

    Russian Maj. Gen. Pyotr Milyukhin, who heads the combat training department of the Russian Armed Forces` Western Military District Staff, has been seriously wounded in an explosion of a land mine with remote control on his way from the Tiyas military airbase to the Syrian town of Homs, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. The incident...

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities
    Mar06

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities

    Attacks on the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas have caused new blackouts and mobile service irregularities, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. ”Avdiyivka has just again been left without the power supply. The mobile telephone service is irregular. Yet, the water supply to households still...

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6
    Mar06

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6

    The Hague-based International Court of Justice will start hearings on Monday, March 6, on the Ukraine case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine vs. Russian Federation). The...

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded
    Mar05

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded

    12 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action (WIA), another 1 was killed in action (KIA) in Donbas in the past 48 hours, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. The total number of attacks on Ukrainian positions was 115 on March 4 and 110 on March 5, the ATO HQ said. View map in full size The...

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