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Section: War in Donbas

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine
    Apr22

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    The Associated Press tells a story of Lithuanian volunteers` assistance to Ukrainian government forces in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels by supplying non-lethal military aid, such as night-vision goggles, helmets, bullet-proof vests and telescopic sniper sights, as well as packing colorful teddy bears for children — to help ease...

    Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded due to 47 Russian shellings in last day
    Apr21

    Escalation in Donbas: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded due to 47 Russian shellings in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 47 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and eight as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size The worst situation was in the...

    Ukraine`s death toll rises amid escalation in Avdiyivka
    Apr21

    Ukraine`s death toll rises amid escalation in Avdiyivka

    Two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were killed in a shelling of fortified positions of Ukrainian troops by Russian-controlled militants outside Avdiyivka, according to the press center of the ATO headquarters. ”According to preliminary information, two soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed as a result of the shelling of the...

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants
    Apr20

    FSB hands Ukrainian man detained for alleged espionage in Samara over to ”DPR” militants

    The Ukrainian citizen earlier detained in Russia`s Samara allegedly for spying for Ukraine`s intelligence services was deported from Russia to the militant-controlled area of Donetsk region, the self-styled ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” TASS reported with reference to the regional office of the FSB Federal Security Service. ”A citizen of Ukraine,...

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions
    Apr20

    Exxon declined to comment information that it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions

    Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday declined to comment on a media report that it is seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea banned by U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters. The Wall Street Journal reported that Exxon had in recent months applied to the U.S. Treasury Department for a waiver to...

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine
    Apr20

    Russia`s further invasion will take 2-3 hours if it chooses to advance – Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov claims that if Russia chooses to further advance in Ukraine, the invasion will take from two to three hours. ”The Russian units stationed near the state border [with Ukraine] are capable of arriving in the territory of our state and assisting hybrid troops in...

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May
    Apr20

    UK stands ready to help defend Ukraine against any further Russian aggression – British Prime Minister Theresa May

    British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Downing Street on Wednesday, saying Britain was ”ready to support” Ukraine which is under threat from Russia, according to The Sun. Prime Minister May also vowed to push for further sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Sun reports. Yesterday Moscow`s...

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat
    Apr20

    Russia`s tanks in Donbas represent ”peak” of its warfare capability – Bellingcat

    Russia has used the T-90 main battle tank and its variants in occupied Donbas, which currently represent ”the peak of armored warfare capability of Russian ground forces,” according to Bellingcat, an international OSINT community. ”In the summer of 2014, reports of T-90 family tank sightings in eastern Ukraine started to appear,” Bellingcat said...

    Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost and consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable”  – poll
    Apr18

    Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost and consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable” – poll

    Some 43% of Ukrainians consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable in principle,” according to the poll by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation. ”People want peace, but not at any cost. Only about 20% of the population agree to peace at any price. The majority are ready to make compromises, but not all compromises,” director of the...

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU
    Apr18

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) has noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the territories of Russian-occupied Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be able to use the advantages of a visa-free regime with the European Union by obtaining Ukrainian biometric passports, the Department of Consular...

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