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    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine
    Feb16

    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    Russia believes that by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the United States ”becomes a party to the Ukrainian conflict,” head of the International Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Konstantin Kosachev said, according to RIA Novosti. ”By supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine ”to build the capacity of its forces”,...

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks
    Feb16

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks

    The Russian occupation forces continue to fire on residential areas in the town of Avdiyivka, Chief of the National Police Department in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook. ”The old part of the town is under their aimed fire. Only this night, three civilian houses on Kolosova Str. and  Lermontov Str. were destroyed in a...

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary
    Feb16

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary

    Unable to reach success in the confrontation with the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the town of Avdiyivka, Russia is trying to undermine the situation inside Ukraine on the third anniversary of the Heavenly Hundreds heroes, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday at a solemn meeting on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the...

    Ukraine says state of emergency on electricity market to be month-long
    Feb16

    Ukraine says state of emergency on electricity market to be month-long

    Emergency measures in the electricity generation market, introduced at a Government`s emergency meeting February 15, will come into force February 17 for a period of one month, according to Cabinet Decree No.103 published on the government website. ”The decree comes into force on the day following the date of its publication and is valid for a...

    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...

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