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Section: War in Donbas

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas
    Dec26

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has revealed an unauthorized international communication channel in Donetsk region, which had been actively used by terrorists, the SBU`s press center told UNIAN. The law enforcers  found out that three residents of the town of Pokrovsk had organized the channel using special telecom equipment. The attackers...

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers
    Dec26

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers

    Eighteen occupiers were killed and other 38 people were wounded in Donbas last week, according to a Ukrainian military intelligence. ”Over the past week, as a result of the enemy`s attempts to seize new positions at the Svitlodarsk Arc, as well as violations of rules on arms and ammo transportation, poor conditions of service and medical...

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details
    Dec26

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details

    Bodies of the Ukrainian troops earlier killed in the fighting with the militants at the Svitlodarsk Arc, taken from the enemy by the civil and military cooperation group, have undergone primary coroner examination, according to an activist Oleksandr Surkov. ”There are no signs of torture and abuse; death was caused by gunshot wounds,” Surkov...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day
    Dec25

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 39 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 39 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Talakivka and...

    Russian militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors
    Dec25

    Russian militants continue violating ”ceasefire”, attack in all sectors

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 23 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Saturday, December 24, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane. The militants...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 50 times in last 24 hours, used artillery, mortars and Grads
    Dec24

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 50 times in last 24 hours, used artillery, mortars and Grads

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 50 times in the past 24 hours, including twice on the settlement, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy repeatedly fired 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82-mm mortars, grenade...

    Boris Johnson calls on all parties to implement agreed ceasefire in Donbas
    Dec24

    Boris Johnson calls on all parties to implement agreed ceasefire in Donbas

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has welcomed the announcement of the ceasefire in Donbas and called on all parties to implement it. ”I welcome the announcement of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, which follows particularly high levels of violence over recent days,” he said in a statement. According to Johnson, this conflict continues to...

    Obama signs Defense Act authorizing up to USD350 mln for Ukraine security
    Dec24

    Obama signs Defense Act authorizing up to USD350 mln for Ukraine security

    U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorizations Act (NDAA), 2017 authorizing up to US$350 million to be made available for security assistance to Ukraine, according to Ukraine`s Embassy to the United States. This amount includes lethal defensive assistance, for the fiscal year 2017, the Embassy wrote on...

    Ukrainian army retakes village near Svitlodarska Duha bulge
    Dec24

    Ukrainian army retakes village near Svitlodarska Duha bulge

    Commander of the Donbas-Ukraine Battalion Viacheslav Vlasenko has announced the Ukrainian army has retaken the village of Novoluhanske, near the so-called Svitlodarska Duha bulge. ”Nice to see you, Svitlodarska Duha. Today, the Donbas-Ukraine Battalion has successfully conducted a bold operation to liberate the village of Novoluhanske. At one...

    Putin not to give a direct answer to question on Russian troops in Donbas, mumbling about ”Ukrainian occupiers” instead
    Dec24

    Putin not to give a direct answer to question on Russian troops in Donbas, mumbling about ”Ukrainian occupiers” instead

    Russian President Vladimir Putin during the press conference chose not to give a direct answer to the question regarding Russia`s military presence in the Ukrainian Donbas. Roman Tsymbaliuk, a UNIAN correspondent in Russia, asked Putin why he had sent troops to Donbas, allegedly to protect the Russian-speaking population, as well as where such...

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