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    People of Mariupol are against the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Shyrokyne
    May05

    People of Mariupol are against the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from Shyrokyne

    Residents of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol are against the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops from the village of Shyrokyne. This weekend they gathered for the rally to support Ukrainian troops, and called against the demilitarization of Shyrokyne but for demilitarization of so-called illegal terroristic republics as “DNR” and...

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine to be a hot topic at NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session in Budapest
    May03

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine to be a hot topic at NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session in Budapest

    The  delegates of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session in Budapest on 15-18 May 2015 to consider reports dedicated to the problem of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, hybrid warfare and countering propaganda attacks  by the Russian Federation against the Euro-Atlantic community. The draft Report by Witold WASZCZYKOWSKI...

    To preserve Ukraine’s independence in resisting Russian aggression US approves $200 million for Ukrainian Army- H.R. 1735—FY16 National Defense Authorization Bill
    May01

    To preserve Ukraine’s independence in resisting Russian aggression US approves $200 million for Ukrainian Army- H.R. 1735—FY16 National Defense Authorization Bill

    The US House Armed Services Committee passed its proposal for the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and approved $200 million on weapons and training for Ukrainian forces to “provide military training and assistance to Ukraine to allow it to better defend itself and increase the costs to Russia for engaging in such aggressive...

    IMF mission for the first review in Ukraine to start its work on May 12, 2015
    May01

    IMF mission for the first review in Ukraine to start its work on May 12, 2015

    Gerry Rice, the Director of the IMF’s Communications Department, said about the conditions in Ukraine in his Press Briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2015: Gerry Rice told that the mission for the first review would last a couple of weeks and would start in the middle of the May, 2015: “On Ukraine, I can tell you that yes the mission for the...

    Russia continues to provide lethal weapons, training, and command and control support to the separatists in Eastern  Ukraine – US Mission to the OSCE
    May01

    Russia continues to provide lethal weapons, training, and command and control support to the separatists in Eastern Ukraine – US Mission to the OSCE

    United States Mission to the OSCE published a report on April 30, 2015 in which was underlined the concern about violence in Eastern Ukraine, not seen since February. #OSCE UAVs document buildup of forces, incl. tanks, in #Russia-backed sep held areas – READ: http://t.co/5G5E59fR6L pic.twitter.com/1XynByqNIo — U.S. Mission to OSCE...

    Ukraine in World War II: between the devil and the deep blue sea.
    May01

    Ukraine in World War II: between the devil and the deep blue sea.

    Ukraine experienced the horrors of the Second World War. Two brutal totalitarian regimes of the XX century – Nazi and Soviet – fought for control over Ukrainian lands. Ukrainian Insurgent Army fought against both invaders for many years. Infographics by Ukraine crisis media center View the infographic in full...

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants actively use heavy weapons banned by Minsk II
    May01

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants actively use heavy weapons banned by Minsk II

    Kyiv, April 30, 2015. Pro-Russian militants shelled our positions 17 times with 120-mm mortars and twice with 122-mm cannons. View map in full size Militants resumed attacks in Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector. In the Donetsk sector, most tense situation was observed in Pisky. Ukrainian Armed Forces drove away a pro-Russian subversive group in...

    The situation in Ukraine is fragile and volatile – NATO’s Gen. Philip Breedlove
    Apr30

    The situation in Ukraine is fragile and volatile – NATO’s Gen. Philip Breedlove

    NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, and commander of U.S. European Command, Gen. Philip Breedlove talked to the Senate Armed Services Committee and briefed the press in the Pentagon Briefing Room on Thursday, April 30, 2015 Gen @PMBreedlove's #SASC testimony is over. Read his complete #EUCOM2015 posture statement at http://t.co/oSsdj41TVZ....

    Negotiating further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia defies common sense while Russia occupies Crimea, destabilizes Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain
    Apr30

    Negotiating further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia defies common sense while Russia occupies Crimea, destabilizes Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on Secretary of State John Kerry’s call for further strategic nuclear reductions with Russia, Apr 28, 2015: Sec Kerry's call for strategic nuclear reductions w/ #Russia would be a dangerously naïve nonstarter w/ US Senate:...

    The Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum -US Secretary of State John Kerry
    Apr30

    The Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum -US Secretary of State John Kerry

    The Press Center of the US Department of State informs that at the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has slammed Russia for its aggression toward Ukraine, and admits that the Russian Federation disregards the Budapest memorandum: “So let me briefly underscore one point here: In 1994,...

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