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Section: War in Donbas

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day
    Mar07

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 100 times in the past 24 hours with 5 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The invaders repeatedly opened fire from tanks on Butivka coal mine and...

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas
    Mar06

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory and internally displaced people George Tuka says a ”warlord” of the so-called ”Luhansk People`s Republic” (”LPR”) terrorist organization, a Russian mercenary, nom-de-guerre `Plastun,` has been killed in the Donbas conflict zone. ”Another one has joined the `ceasefire`…,” he wrote on...

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine
    Mar06

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine

    President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer has arrived in Ukraine. ”[I`ve] arrived in Ukraine for a visit. For nearly three years, people in the east have lived in the shadow of war, and hostilities again on the rise,” he wrote on Twitter on March 6. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged Maurer...

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities
    Mar06

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities

    Attacks on the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas have caused new blackouts and mobile service irregularities, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. ”Avdiyivka has just again been left without the power supply. The mobile telephone service is irregular. Yet, the water supply to households still...

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded
    Mar05

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded

    12 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action (WIA), another 1 was killed in action (KIA) in Donbas in the past 48 hours, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. The total number of attacks on Ukrainian positions was 115 on March 4 and 110 on March 5, the ATO HQ said. View map in full size The...

    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President
    Mar05

    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the seizure by Russia of Ukrainian assets in Donbas is another evidence of Russian occupation of the east of Ukraine. ”There was another brutal and dreadful violation of international law – Russia has de facto confiscated Ukrainian state and private assets located in the occupied territory. This is...

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    Mar05

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reported that the number of civilian casualties in Donbas doubled in January-February 2017 compared to the previous reporting period of November-December 2016. ”Insecurity peaked up again in late January across eastern Ukraine, generating additional civilian...

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police
    Mar04

    Two homes damaged by Russian shelling in Avdiyivka – police

    As a result of shelling by Russian-backed militants, two private homes suffered direct hits in an old part of the town of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region at about 20:00 on February 3, according to Pokrovsky police department of Donetsk region. ”House No. 2 on Sportyvna Street suffered direct hit due to shelling, while shrapnel damaged the facade and...

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas
    Mar04

    EU believes in Minsk agreements implementation, no UN peacekeepers for Donbas

    A European Union spokesperson for foreign affairs has declined to comment on an idea of sending a UN peacekeeping mission to Donbas, according to the Ukrainian news portal Yevropeiska Pravda. Asked by a German journalist at a daily briefing in Brussels on Friday whether UN peacekeepers could be sent to the east of Ukraine, she said: ”I would...

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk
    Mar04

    So-called Luhansk People`s Republic discusses change of ”leadership,” recognition by Russia – MP Tymchuk

    The leaders of the so-called Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”) have launched confidential discussions regarding a reshufle in ”the republic`s leadership” in the occupied territory of Luhansk region. This is the first step toward Russia`s recognition of the ”republic” with the prospect of LPR`s further accession to the Russian Federation, MP...

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