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    Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day
    Jan10

    Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day

    Russian militants used multiple rocket launcher in the vicinity of Stanytsia Luhanska and organized new positions close to Luhanske and Novoluhanske in the Donetsk sector. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector Russian militants continue firing on Ukrainian forces. They violated ceasefire in Mariinka and Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area. Most of the...

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia

    John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senate Republican said on January 9, 2017, that he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its alleged attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election....

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons
    Jan09

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the last day, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in actions. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russiaian militants attacked 30 times, eight of them involved use of heavy weapons. They fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars in the town...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars
    Jan07

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 42 times in the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. View map in full size In Mariupol sector Russian militants used artillery and mortar launchers of different calibers on the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia
    Jan07

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia

    At the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) session in Strasbourg, France in January 2017, the Ukrainian delegation will raise the issue of illegal detention of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and film director Oleg Sentsov in Russia, as well as persecution of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena and Crimean Tatar media in...

    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons
    Jan07

    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons

    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies reports about the information that 80% of D-30 howitzers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have been destroyed by Russian hackers associated with the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the Presidential election in the U.S. “The information of the Command of...

    EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia
    Jan06

    EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia

    The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) sates that the European Union (EU) economy in 2015 lost in economic activity EUR 17.6 billion ($18.6 billion) including because of sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particularly in Austria 36% of the negative impact on economic activity with Russia could be attributed to the sanctions....

    The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance
    Jan06

    The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance

    The former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s Advisor Thomas Graham, a possible candidate for the post of the new United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation, gave pieces of advice how to make Crimea Russian. In an interview to the Voice of America he states that the Crimean crisis must be resolved in the near future: “I...

    Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada sent 11 tons of humanitarian aid for Donbas
    Jan05

    Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada sent 11 tons of humanitarian aid for Donbas

    11 tons of humanitarian aid were collected and sent to Ukraine on January 4, 2017, by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Canadian company Caravan Logіstics and Canadian NGOs “Ukraine Appeal”, GlobalFire, Global Medic and the Ukrainian Canadian League. To Mariupol, Ukraine through the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will be delivered...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine positions  52 times in last day, used 152mm artillery, mortars and rocket system
    Jan05

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine positions 52 times in last day, used 152mm artillery, mortars and rocket system

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 52 times in last day, 1 WIA Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 52 times in the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the...

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