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    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged
    May28

    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged

    Russia`s hybrid military forces have been shelling residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donbas for two hours on Sunday, May 28, according to chief of the Main Police Department in Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin. ”Krasnohorivka. At 06:40 local time, militants started shelling the town. There are reports about...

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ
    May27

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ

    Russian-terrorist forces on Friday, May 26, fired from 152 mm artillery at the positions of Ukrainian troops non-stop for 40 minutes, Colonel Andrei Lysenko, press secretary of the defense ministry for the ATO told a Saturday briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”In the Donetsk direction, the situation remains rather tense...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister speaks of upcoming talks with France, Germany, without Russia
    May26

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister speaks of upcoming talks with France, Germany, without Russia

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says it is necessary to bring the team of French President Emmanuel Macron up to speed to facilitate further work of the Normandy Four. Klimkin reminded that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had recently met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and had a very informative conversation with Macron....

    Ukraine`s Krasnohorivka under attack: Hospital, university block, houses damaged
    May26

    Ukraine`s Krasnohorivka under attack: Hospital, university block, houses damaged

    Russian-led hybrid troops have mounted an attack on a residential area and infrastructure facilities in the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donetsk region, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”According to an update, the attack has destroyed the district hospital`s building, a block of...

    EU, U.S. to continue sanctions policy on Russia, Russia does nothing to expect sanctions lift – Donald Tusk
    May26

    EU, U.S. to continue sanctions policy on Russia, Russia does nothing to expect sanctions lift – Donald Tusk

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk has said that the European Union and the United States will continue their common sanctions policy toward Russia. ”My impression of that when it comes to conflict in Ukraine we were more or less on the same line with President Trump and Secretary Tillerson. Of course, maybe I`m less optimistic when it...

    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military
    May25

    Russia comes up with new trumped up criminal charges against Ukrainian military

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has announced the launch of another series of criminal cases against the Ukrainian military defending their country from Russian invaders, according to the agency`s press service. Three criminal cases have been opened in connection with the alleged use of ”heavy weapons against civilians in...

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles
    May25

    OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles

    Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the Donbas crisis, Ambassador Martin Sajdik says that the number of civilians killed in the east of Ukraine January through May 2017 soared by 120% year-over-year, according to the Belarussian telegraph agency BELTA. ”This has been...

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks
    May25

    Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on Thursday, May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. ”I expect several allies, and especially France and Germany being in the Normandy format, to raise and also...

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas
    May25

    Russia sends 65th ”humanitarian convoy” with weapon and ammo to Donbas

    The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent its 65th ”humanitarian convoy” to Donbas, the ministry`s press service reported. ”A truck convoy of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations with `humanitarian aid` for Donbas crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border,” reads the report. The bulk of the cargo supposedly consists of children`s...

    Ukraine reports Grad attack on Avdiyivka, one civilian seriously injured
    May24

    Ukraine reports Grad attack on Avdiyivka, one civilian seriously injured

    Russia`s hybrid military forces have mounted an attack on the old part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, using 122mm Grad-P portable rocket launchers; one civilian has been injured, according to the local police. ”Rockets have hit houses at 96 Kolosova Street and 3 Levanevskoho Street. Fortunately, no one was injured there,...

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