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    Russian artillery systems in Donbas start to shell at longer distance
    Jun01

    Russian artillery systems in Donbas start to shell at longer distance

    Ukrainian military journalist and blogger Yuriy Butusov claims that Russian artillery systems used against the Ukrainian army in Donbas have begun shelling at longer distances. According to him, two instances of shelling of the rear of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at a distance of about 20 km from the front line have recently been recorded. In...

    Ukrainian “Foreign legion”: foreign volunteers and their reasons to fight in Donbas on Ukrainian side
    May31

    Ukrainian “Foreign legion”: foreign volunteers and their reasons to fight in Donbas on Ukrainian side

    UaPosition starts a new category, where will be published texts about events in Ukraine during last few years through the eyes of witnesses. The information can be sometimes unexpected, shows the subjective points of view of participants, however, it is more honest and truthful than politically correct official news made by politics and...

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria
    May31

    War crimes suspect in Ukraine conflict extradited to Austria

    Poland has extradited to Austria a man suspected of war crimes after he allegedly killed civilians and enemy troops after they had surrendered while fighting for Ukrainian forces, authorities said Tuesday, according to The Washington Post. The 25-year-old Austrian man allegedly carried out the killings last year against mostly ethnic Russian...

    U.S. soldier who fought in Ukraine alongside Russian militants discharged from Army
    May31

    U.S. soldier who fought in Ukraine alongside Russian militants discharged from Army

    An American militant who earlier sided with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine to fight against government troops has been discharged from the military, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army said, according to The Washington Post. Earlier this month The Washington Post reported that Pfc. Guillaume Cuvelier, 29, had spent time with French...

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers – Reuters
    May31

    France says worried by Ukraine crisis, demands guarantees for observers – Reuters

    France`s foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was ”extremely concerned” by the situation on the ground in eastern Ukraine and demanded guarantees that international observers be allowed to carry out their mission fully, according to Reuters. A ceasefire agreement signed in February 2015 in Minsk that aims to end the conflict between Ukrainian...

    Macron says Minsk agreements only way to resolving Donbas crisis
    May30

    Macron says Minsk agreements only way to resolving Donbas crisis

    French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to hold a new round of talks on Ukraine in the Normandy format and warns Russia of possible new sanctions, that`s according to his comments to the reporters during a joint press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Versailles on Monday. ”In terms of the Ukrainian situation, we`ve spoken at...

    Almost 100 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas in 2017 – Ukraine`s defense ministry
    May29

    Almost 100 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas in 2017 – Ukraine`s defense ministry

    Spokesman for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Andriy Petrenko has reported that 98 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in action in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, since the beginning of 2017, according to First Deputy Chairperson of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko. See also: Over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war –...

    Trump administration plans to restart Ukraine peace process
    May29

    Trump administration plans to restart Ukraine peace process

    In their Oval Office meeting in March, President Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Ukraine crisis was Europe`s responsibility and that the United States wouldn`t get heavily involved, according to two officials briefed on the discussion. Only two months later, the Trump administration is reversing course and planning to...

    War in Donbas to crawl into 2018 – U.S. military intel
    May28

    War in Donbas to crawl into 2018 – U.S. military intel

    The fighting in eastern Ukraine between Russia-supported militants and Ukraine government forces will continue in 2018, according to the report by Director of U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Vincent Stewart. The conflict ”is likely to persist throughout the coming year as hopes dim for full implementation of the Minsk Agreements,” according to...

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko
    May28

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko

    Pro-Russian militants include in their requirements for the exchange of Ukrainian hostages the demand for the release of former [Yanukovych era police task force] Berkut officers, terrorists and murderers, Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy in the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada...

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