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    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry
    Feb11

    Russia claims Romania as a clear threat because of US anti-missile shield on its territorry

    The Russian Foreign Ministry official, Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, states that Moscow considers Romania as a threat to the safety of the Russian Federation, after the Romanian part of the U.S. missile shield was switched on in May 2016. “Romania’s stance and the stance of its leadership, who have turned the country into an outpost, is a clear...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas in all sectors in the past 24 hours, one civilian wounded
    Feb11

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas in all sectors in the past 24 hours, one civilian wounded

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 61 times in the last day. One civilian was wounded on a landmine on the road between frontline villages Pavlopil and Chermalyk, at present Ukrainian doctors struggle for his life and health, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full...

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months
    Feb10

    OSCE confirmed that Russia had been preparing to attack Avdiivka in Donbas for six months

    The U.S. envoy to the OSCE, Chargé d’Affaires Kate M. Byrnes has reported to the Permanent Council in Vienna, Austria, that Russian troops had been preparing for the shelling at Avdiivka in Donbas for half a year. “Satellite images show not less than six artillery positions on separatist-controlled territory within striking distance of Avdiyivka....

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified
    Feb10

    Dutch opposition is shocked that all signatures of people who initiated Ukraine-EU referendum were unverified

    No guarantees that these are signatures of real people – a result of the Dutch Government’s answer on the lawyers’ request about the legitimacy of initiating a referendum on the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The Dutch Internal Affairs Ministry informed that the authenticity of more than 400,000...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 82 times in last day, most of attacks were with the use of heavy weapons
    Feb09

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 82 times in last day, most of attacks were with the use of heavy weapons

    Russian troops shelled the Donetsk sector massively using the heavy armor. Areas near Mariupol and civilian infrastructure in the Luhansk sector came under Russian troops’ fire. Russian troops attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas eighty two times in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian troops incurred no casualties in Donbas over the last day,...

    Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade
    Feb09

    Ukrainian soldiers support the trade blockade between Ukraine and Russian occupied Donbas, Ukrainian government tries to undo the blockade

    Members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ 58th Brigade made a request to the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the top political leadership of the country to support the blockade between Ukraine and so-called Russian self-proclaimed the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR or LNR) and the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR or DNR). See...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 90 times in Donbas using heavy armor along the entire frontline in the last day
    Feb08

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions 90 times in Donbas using heavy armor along the entire frontline in the last day

    Russian troops intensify shooting attacks using heavy armor along the entire frontline in Donbas during the last day. Ukrainian troops had no losses in combat, 6 Ukrainian troops were wounded and injured in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk...

    Russian T-90 tank shelled hospital in Donbas but OSCE didn’t want to record the attack
    Feb08

    Russian T-90 tank shelled hospital in Donbas but OSCE didn’t want to record the attack

    The T-90 main battle tank of the Russian Army shelled hospital in Avdiivka, Donbasб according to Holos Ukrayiny. Ukraine’s MP Oksana Korchynska in the session hall of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) stated that at that moment the hospital provided medical help to wounded soldiers and civilians. She demonstrated one of the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 78 times in the past 24 hours
    Feb08

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 78 times in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops violated ceasefire in Donbas shelling at Ukrainian army positions and civilian objects from artillery systems, mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns tanks. Ukrainian officers of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) came under militants’ sniping fire. They were taking photographic evidence of militants’...

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine
    Feb07

    Elections in Donbas can be held on territories with Russian military control and militants’ presence – German Ambassador to Ukraine

    Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine Ernst Reichel states that holding elections in the occupied territories of the Donbas region is possible even with Russian troops on the ground, militants’ presence, and without withdrawal of the Russian troops. German Ambassador to Ukraine Ernst Reichel...

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