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    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce
    Dec05

    Russia, China block U.N. demand for seven-day Aleppo truce

    Russia and China on Monday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have demanded a seven-day truce in Syria`s Aleppo, with Russia arguing it would allow rebels to regroup and that time was needed for talks between Washington and Moscow, according to Reuters. It was the sixth time Russia has vetoed a Security Council resolution on...

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed
    Dec05

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed

    Ukrainian volunteer intel community InformNapalm reported on its latest discovery as a result of OSINT efforts. InformNapalm published pictures showing a demining system UR-77 Meteorite, BKT RK2 or TMK-2 vehicle and charges for the UZP demining system, which contain 725 kg of PVV-7 explosive each. ”It is assumed that the warehouse is used for...

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector
    Dec05

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 26 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers started firing mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Shyrokyne. View map in full size...

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets
    Dec05

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets

    Security officials of the so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) terrorist organization have been strenuously looking for distributors of leaflets with information about the campaign launched by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine ”They wait for you back home,” aimed at the militants, military analyst and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on...

    MFA Ukraine exposes Russia`s violations of Budapest memorandum on 22nd anniversary of signing
    Dec05

    MFA Ukraine exposes Russia`s violations of Budapest memorandum on 22nd anniversary of signing

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry published on Twitter a statement condemning Russian aggression against Ukraine despite commitments undertaken as a party to the Budapest memorandum of 1994. ”22 years ago Budapest Memorandum was signed. Russia showed utter contempt and disregard for it by occupying Crimea and invading Eastern Ukraine,” the Ukrainian...

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33
    Dec05

    Russian Kuznetsov carrier reportedly sees failed landing of Su-33

    Military sources close to The Aviationist report that a Russian Navy Su-33 Flanker carrier-based multirole aircraft has crashed during flight operations from Admiral Kuznetsov on Saturday, December 3. According to the report, the combat plane crashed at its second attempt to land on the aircraft carrier in good weather conditions, The Aviationist...

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas
    Dec05

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who currently chairs the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed confidence that the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the Donbas conflict will have taken place by Christmas, Deutsche Welle reported. ”That would be more than a glimpse,” Steinmeier said in an...

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day
    Dec04

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day

    The number of attacks by the combined Russian-separatist occupation forces on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, decreased to 26 on December 3, 2016, from 44 in the previous day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size Despite the de-escalation, Russia`s hybrid military...

    Reuters Exclusive: Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won`t leave Aleppo
    Dec04

    Reuters Exclusive: Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won`t leave Aleppo

    Syrian rebel groups have told the United States they will not leave Aleppo after Moscow called for talks with Washington over a full withdrawal of rebel fighters from the city`s besieged eastern districts, a rebel official said on Sunday, according to Reuters. Speaking to Reuters from Turkey, senior rebel official Zakaria Malahifji said the...

    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack
    Dec04

    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack

    Hackers stole more than RUB 2 billion ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe. Central bank official Artyom Sychyov discussed the losses at a briefing, saying that the hackers had attempted to...

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