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    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion
    Nov30

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion

    As of November 21, 2016, the number of Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was 2,145 people, according to the Ukrainian project ”Dostup do pravdy” (”Access to the truth”), which cited data it received from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. See also: Victims of the Russian military...

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister
    Nov30

    No accord on withdrawal of Russian troops, mercenaries from Donbas – Ukraine`s Foreign Minister

    No agreement had been reached on the withdrawal of Russian troops from the occupied territory of Donbas, while Ukraine kept insisting on the deployment of an armed OSCE police mission, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a briefing after the talks of the Normandy Four top diplomats in Minsk, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”There...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin
    Nov30

    Discussion on Donbas ”road map” in Minsk short because of Russian position – Klimkin

    A discussion on a ”road map” of Donbas settlement in Minsk was short, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, who said the Russian side did not agree with key priorities of Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported from a briefing following a meeting of the Normandy Four top diplomats November 29. ”A discussion on the logic of the...

    Tuka forecasts return of Donbas in 2018 the latest
    Nov30

    Tuka forecasts return of Donbas in 2018 the latest

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied areas George Tuka predicts that Russia will give back the areas occupied by such terrorist organizations as Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics (”DPR” and ”LPR”) within a year or two, but it will keep ”seizing Crimea in an iron grip.” ”I am confident they will give the `DPR` and `LPR` back....

    Klimkin shows to Normandy Four in Minsk picture of Russian UAV, its flight route over Ukraine
    Nov30

    Klimkin shows to Normandy Four in Minsk picture of Russian UAV, its flight route over Ukraine

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin wrote on Twitter that during a Minsk meeting of the Normandy Four top diplomats he showed a photo of a Russian drone and its flight route over the Ukrainian territory, as another evidence of Russian aggression. ”Another evidence of Russian aggression: I showed photo of UAV of Russian Armed...

    55,000 Russian troops massing near Ukraine – Ukrainian Defense Ministry
    Nov30

    55,000 Russian troops massing near Ukraine – Ukrainian Defense Ministry

    Ukraine`s Deputy Defense Minister Ihor Dolhov says some 55,000 Russian troops are now massing near the border with Ukraine. ”Currently, Russia has amassed about 55,000 servicemen near the Ukrainian border. The presence of the Russian regular army on the territory of Ukraine varies from 5,000 to 7,500 soldiers. In Crimea, this figure is 23,000...

    France says lifting sanctions on Russia would be counterproductive
    Nov30

    France says lifting sanctions on Russia would be counterproductive

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that lifting European Union sanctions on Russia would weaken efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis and hand a victory to Moscow, Reuters reported. ”It would weaken the objective of resolving this conflict and would be a victory to those who endangered the security of a country,” Ayrault...

    OSCE SMM: Only limited access to disengagement areas in Donbas
    Nov30

    OSCE SMM: Only limited access to disengagement areas in Donbas

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reiterates it has only limited access to three disengagement areas on the contact line in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. ”Today again only limited access for OSCE SMM to Pervomaisk/Zolote, Stanytsia Luhanska and Petrivske/Bohdanivka disengagement areas – UAF (Ukrainian Armed Forces), ”LPR”, ”DPR”...

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list
    Nov29

    Canada adds Crimean officials to sanctions list

    In order to maintain the necessary pressure on Russia until it fully complies with its international obligations with respect to Ukraine, the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations have been amended to list 15 additional separatist individuals, including six members of Russia`s State Duma from Crimea, who are subject to an asset freeze...

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