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    EU diplomats hope to prolong Russia sanctions without debate – media
    Dec06

    EU diplomats hope to prolong Russia sanctions without debate – media

    European officials are hoping for an extension of sanctions against the Russian Federation for another six months, according to an RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. The EU diplomats are hoping that the European Council will extend the economic sanctions earlier imposed against Russia for another six months, according to Jozwiak`s...

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia
    Dec06

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia

    Ambassador of the United States Daniel B. Baer to the OSCE Permanent Council has said that the issue of deployment of the OSCE armed police mission in the east of Ukraine is not on the agenda of a summit in Hamburg, and should be discussed by Ukraine and Russia. ”Whether there`s a need for other tools from the international community, whether...

    Donetsk police chief: Militants release criminals from jails in exchange for service in ”DPR”
    Dec06

    Donetsk police chief: Militants release criminals from jails in exchange for service in ”DPR”

    The criminals serving sentences in prisons in the Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are being released by militants in exchange for joining the ranks of the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”), Chief of the National Police Department in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook. ”In the Yenakiyeve...

    OSCE reports more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region
    Dec06

    OSCE reports more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported an increase in ceasefire violations in Donetsk region between the night of December 2 and the evening of December 3. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region in the reporting period between the night of December 2 and the evening of December 3, including more...

    Ukraine envoy to UN: Kremlin uses same methods in Donbas, Syria
    Dec06

    Ukraine envoy to UN: Kremlin uses same methods in Donbas, Syria

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko condemned the blocking by Russia and China of the resolution on a week-long truce in Aleppo. The Ukrainian envoy compared the situation in Syria with what has been happening in Donbas. ”The methods used by Russia and the forces under its control in Donbas are exactly the...

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed
    Dec05

    Secret warehouse of Russian demining unit near Donetsk kindergarten revealed

    Ukrainian volunteer intel community InformNapalm reported on its latest discovery as a result of OSINT efforts. InformNapalm published pictures showing a demining system UR-77 Meteorite, BKT RK2 or TMK-2 vehicle and charges for the UZP demining system, which contain 725 kg of PVV-7 explosive each. ”It is assumed that the warehouse is used for...

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector
    Dec05

    Russian militants use mortars near Shyrokyne, anti-aircraft guns in Luhansk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 26 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers started firing mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Shyrokyne. View map in full size...

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets
    Dec05

    ”DPR” on hunt for distributors of SBU leaflets

    Security officials of the so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) terrorist organization have been strenuously looking for distributors of leaflets with information about the campaign launched by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine ”They wait for you back home,” aimed at the militants, military analyst and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on...

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas
    Dec05

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier hopes for hostage swap in Donbas before Christmas

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who currently chairs the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed confidence that the exchange of prisoners between the parties to the Donbas conflict will have taken place by Christmas, Deutsche Welle reported. ”That would be more than a glimpse,” Steinmeier said in an...

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day
    Dec04

    Russia`s hybrid military force attacks Ukraine 26 times in past day

    The number of attacks by the combined Russian-separatist occupation forces on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, decreased to 26 on December 3, 2016, from 44 in the previous day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size Despite the de-escalation, Russia`s hybrid military...

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