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    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed
    Dec19

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed

    The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday and the Russian RIA news agency said he had died of his wounds, according to Reuters. The Anadolu news agency said the gunman had been ”neutralized” soon after the attack, which appeared to mark one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria...

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha
    Dec19

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha

    Chief of the Joint Operations Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), Lieutenant-General Oleksandr Sirskiy has said that during the Sunday`s attack at Svitlodarska Duha, Russian-occupation troops fired from artillery systems and mortars from residential areas, which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Why Donbas solution not reached yet – German expert
    Dec19

    Why Donbas solution not reached yet – German expert

    No solution has been reached on Donbas settlement yet because Russia is satisfied with the current state of affairs as it is weakening Ukraine, according to Stefan Meister, head of Eastern European, Russian and Central Asian programs at Germany`s Foreign Policy Council. ”It seems that it is also favorable for the West to have this conflict...

    Russian attack at Svitlodarsk Duha in Donbas: enemy retreat, many dead and wounded
    Dec19

    Russian attack at Svitlodarsk Duha in Donbas: enemy retreat, many dead and wounded

    At about 06:00 on December 18, combined Russian-separatist forces launched artillery preparation with the use of mortars and cannon artillery systems near the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the Russian-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

    Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion was killed in Syria
    Dec19

    Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion was killed in Syria

    Major Sanal Sanchirov, Commander of Russia`s Air Assault Battalion, was killed in action in Syria, according to Meduza media outlet. The officer was buried in the village of Yashkul in Russia`s Kalmykia region December 13, Meduza reported. The information was confirmed by the village administration. First reports on the death of the Russian...

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity
    Dec19

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Taras Kolodiy, the last survived from among the Ukrainian soldiers who defended Donetsk airport, also known as ”cyborgs,” has been freed after almost two years` captivity by Donbas militants. ”The SBU chief has just reported about the release of our `cyborg` – Taras Kolodiy. He is free after...

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded
    Dec18

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded

    5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 26 were wounded in action (WIA) during an attack on Sunday, December 18, by combined Russian-separatist forces on Ukrainian positions along the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the militant-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, according to the...

    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages
    Dec18

    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages

    Several buses en route to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya were attacked and burned on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state television said, according to Reuters. Some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province,...

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day
    Dec18

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day

    Russian troops and militants in Donbas attacked Ukrainian positions 40 times in the past day, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Sunday morning. View map in full size ”In the past 24 hours, the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector came...

    Ukraine reports 2 wounded in Donbas in past day
    Dec18

    Ukraine reports 2 wounded in Donbas in past day

    Over the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, according to Colonel Andriy Lysenko, Defense Ministry spokesman for the ATO. View map in full size ”In the past day, no troops were killed and two were wounded in a shelling near the village of Nevelske,” Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Saturday,...

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