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    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics
    Feb18

    Russia recognises passports issued by militants from so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics

    Russia has recognised the validity of the identity (ID) ”documents” issued by the authorities of the so-called ”DNR” and ”LPR” (Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics), according to a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin. As reported, the decree is signed ”in order to protect the civil rights and freedoms.” It also refers to ”the...

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)
    Feb18

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Russia bears responsibility for war in Donbas (video)

    United States Vice President Mike Pence claims that the U.S. will continue to demand that Russia fulfill Minsk agreements on resolving the situation in eastern Ukraine. Watch @mike_pence's full address to the annual international security conference in Munich https://t.co/ObtU73alva — Sky News (@SkyNews) 18 лютого 2017 р. ”With regard...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich
    Feb18

    Normandy Four foreign ministers start talks in Munich

    Foreign ministers of the Normandy Four have started negotiations in Munich on settlement of the situation in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The talks are being held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Russia Sergey Lavrov, Germany Sigmar Gabriel,...

    Ukraine volunteer killed in Donbas – Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters
    Feb18

    Ukraine volunteer killed in Donbas – Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters

    A Ukrainian volunteer was killed as a result of shrapnel near the village of Krymske in ATO area on February 17, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”A Ukrainian volunteer, a representative of one of the national charities, was killed at about 16:30 near the village of Krymske on February 17. Soldiers...

    Leader of ”Donetsk People`s Republic” threatens to launch offensive on Ukraine-controlled areas of Donbas
    Feb18

    Leader of ”Donetsk People`s Republic” threatens to launch offensive on Ukraine-controlled areas of Donbas

    The self-proclaimed leader of the Moscow puppet ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” Alexander Zakharchenko, has said that the militants are ready to seize by military means the areas in Donbas currently under the Ukrainian control in case they fail to do so using political tools, Russia`s Interfax reports. ”We have always said that the liberation of the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 66 times in the past 24 hours, used tanks and mortars, causing military and civilian fatal casualties
    Feb17

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 66 times in the past 24 hours, used tanks and mortars, causing military and civilian fatal casualties

    Russian troops shelled at Ukrainian territories in all the sectors in Donbas using heavy weapons and snipers. 3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA), and 10 wounded in action (WIA). One Ukrainian civilian was killed by Russian troops and 2 were wounded, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters....

    Putin hates Ukraine sincerely – Ukrainian President at Munich Security Conference
    Feb17

    Putin hates Ukraine sincerely – Ukrainian President at Munich Security Conference

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced at the 53rd Munich Security Conference that Russian President Vladimir Putin hates Ukraine and denies Ukrainian identity. ”Putin hates Ukraine deeply and sincerely. He denies distinctive features and unique identity of the Ukrainian people. I know that personally. He states in public that...

    Ukraine to renew search for remains at MH17 crash site in Donbas
    Feb17

    Ukraine to renew search for remains at MH17 crash site in Donbas

    Ukraine this spring will renew its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Donbas, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on February 16, according to RFE/RL. ”Contacts in the region have indicated they will renew the search for human remains and personal belongings in the spring, once the snow...

    Arm Ukraine now – Atlantic Council
    Feb17

    Arm Ukraine now – Atlantic Council

    The case against providing lethal weapons to Ukraine has rested on a simple argument: If the United States provides arms to Kyiv, Moscow will escalate the war in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin would up the ante with even more arms or intensify its military pressure on Ukraine, according to the Atlantic Council. According to this logic, since...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded
    Feb16

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded

    3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 4 were wounded in action (WIA) as Russia`s hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian positions 35 times since the beginning of Thursday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Russia`s hybrid military forces used mortars of...

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