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    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 6.03
    Jun04

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 6.03

    During the past 24 hours, the Russian-terrorist troops in Donbas shelled the positions of ATO [anti-terrorism operation] forces and civilian objects in all directions – in the daytime, they concentrated fire on the seaside direction and on the north of Luhansk region, and since yesterday evening – they concentrated fire on the Donetsk direction....

    US training on Ukranian National Guard. VIDEO
    Jun03

    US training on Ukranian National Guard. VIDEO

    Lt. Col. Kyle Reed gave a small update about how things are going during exercise Fearless Guardian. Fearless Guardian is a training exercise for the Ukrainian National Guard at the request of the Ukrainian Government. Fearless Guardian is the name given to the U.S. training and equipping of the National Guard of Ukraine under the...

    Despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down MH-17 – US Department of State
    Jun03

    Despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down MH-17 – US Department of State

    Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications at U.S. Department of State, Marie Harf, in Daily Press Briefing on June 2, 2015, stated that despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down the civilian flight MH-17 in the Donetsk region. Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications said that no Ukrainian air defense...

    Moscow has problems because Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria – Neil Buckley, FT editor
    Jun03

    Moscow has problems because Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria – Neil Buckley, FT editor

    Eastern Europe Editor of the Financial Times, Neil Buckley, in his article wrote about problems that faced the Russian Federation after Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria (Moldova). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian Parliament) adopted the law on denunciation of five agreements between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on May...

    National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day
    Jun03

    National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day

    Kyiv, June 2, 2015. In the Mariupol sector, fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day. The enemy was firing from a variety of weapons, including 120-mm mortars, 122-mm artillery and tanks. Enemy snipers were active as well. View map in full size Most tense situation remains in the Donetsk sector: militants have fired along the...

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Ross conducting exercise with the Ukrainian navy Frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy
    Jun02

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Ross conducting exercise with the Ukrainian navy Frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy

    As reports the official website of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) kicks off a two-day underway exercise with the Ukrainian navy Frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy (U 130) on June 1, 2015, in the Black Sea. In the Black Sea — USS Ross, left, transits with the...

    Ukraine has received $1 billion under US guarantees
    Jun02

    Ukraine has received $1 billion under US guarantees

    The official website of the Finance Ministry reports that Ukraine has received $1 billion under US guarantees. This became possible because the governments of Ukraine and the United States signed a $1 billion Loan Guarantee Agreement (LGA) on May 18, 2015: “This became possible thanks to signing of the Safeguards Agreement between the...

    SBU detained sabotage group trained in the GRU special camp
    Jun02

    SBU detained sabotage group trained in the GRU special camp

    SSU Press Center reports that in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on May 30-31, 2015, was detained a sabotage group of three Ukrainian citizens who were trained to for commit terrorist acts. The members of this sabotage group were recruited by the special services of the Russian Federation and received subversive training in the GRU special camp in Krasnodar...

    Civilians in the occupied territories of Ukraine continue to be killed and wounded – UNHR report on Ukraine
    Jun01

    Civilians in the occupied territories of Ukraine continue to be killed and wounded – UNHR report on Ukraine

    The 10th report by the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Team (UNHR) in Ukraine is issued on June 01, 2015, by the UN Human Rights Office. It covers the period from February 16 to May 15, 2015 and proves serious human rights violations and abuses that persist in Eastern Ukraine. 10th report issued by UN details serious human rights...

    Economic stability in Ukraine is gradually taking hold – IMF
    Jun01

    Economic stability in Ukraine is gradually taking hold – IMF

    IMF Statement on Discussions with Ukraine on First Review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement reports that an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Kyiv during May 12-29 to hold discussions on the first review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement (EFF) in support of the authorities’ economic reform program. At the...

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