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Section: War in Donbas

    Hot spot in Mariupol sector in last day, militants use banned artillery
    Dec01

    Hot spot in Mariupol sector in last day, militants use banned artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, focusing on the Mariupol sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the militants used 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars...

    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk
    Dec01

    Pro-Ukrainian blogger arrested in militant-held Luhansk

    Russian-backed militants arrested a pro-Ukrainian blogger Eduard Nedeliayev in the occupied city of Luhansk. He is allegedly accused of a cooperation with Ukrainian secret services and the Aidar battalion, Ukraine Today reported. As the so-called ”Ministry of state security” of the non-recognized ”Luhansk people`s republic” claims, the man was...

    Security & Defense Council chief: new threats require innovative approaches
    Dec01

    Security & Defense Council chief: new threats require innovative approaches

    Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says that new external threats and challenges require innovative approaches. ”Complex modern realities, new external challenges and threats set highly sensitive tasks to the intelligence service, require innovative approaches to the protection of national...

    OSCE monitors report some 550 explosions in Donetsk region on November 29
    Dec01

    OSCE monitors report some 550 explosions in Donetsk region on November 29

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reports its monitors have recorded some 550 explosions in Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region including some 550 explosions, compared with about 100 explosions in the previous reporting period,” the mission said in its daily update...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector
    Nov30

    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the militants opened fire from mortars on the village of Shyrokyne and the town of Krasnohorivka,...

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas
    Nov30

    Gerashchenko: Ukraine in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas

    First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said that the Ukrainian side at the Normandy Four foreign ministers meeting in Minsk insisted on liberating all hostages before Christmas. ”The Ukrainian side insists on liberating all hostages before Christmas and the beginning of the new year of 2017. The process of...

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”
    Nov30

    Russia`s Lavrov says issue of armed OSCE mission in Donbas ”no longer relevant”

    The issue of an armed mission in eastern Ukraine ”is no longer relevant”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said following the negotiations of theNormandy Four top diplomats in Minsk earlier today, November 29, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports. ”The question is no longer relevant, there exists no such need. Today, no one spoke about...

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up
    Nov30

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up

    Two motorized infantry divisions with units in Belgorod, Voronezh and Smolensk regions were formed in 2016, as announced by Russia`s Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, TASS news agency reported. ”This year in the Western Military District, we took about a 100 of arrangement measures, including on the completion of setting up two...

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion
    Nov30

    Over 2,140 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas after Russian invasion

    As of November 21, 2016, the number of Ukrainian soldiers who were killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, was 2,145 people, according to the Ukrainian project ”Dostup do pravdy” (”Access to the truth”), which cited data it received from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. See also: Victims of the Russian military...

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