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    Ukrainian Parliament calls on U.S. Congress to make Ukraine Major Non-NATO Ally
    Mar22

    Ukrainian Parliament calls on U.S. Congress to make Ukraine Major Non-NATO Ally

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has urged the United States Congress to conclude a mutual defense treaty with Ukraine and grant the country Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status, according to an UNIAN correspondent. A relevant decision was supported by 232 out of the 327 MPs registered in the session hall. ”In accordance with the spirit and letter of the...

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece
    Mar22

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece

    The so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) has opened an unofficial office in Greece on Tuesday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”It is the third such center opened in European Union states,” so-called head of the ”DPR” representation center in Greece and a co-organizer of Greece`s Safe Donbas society Andreas Zaferis said at an...

    Over 3,000 Ukrainian hostages freed or tracked amid Russian aggression in Donbas
    Mar22

    Over 3,000 Ukrainian hostages freed or tracked amid Russian aggression in Donbas

    Adviser to the SBU chief Yuriy Tandit claims that 3,136 Ukrainian prisoners of war and civilian hostages have been released or tracked since Russia has unleashed aggression in Donbas. ”An important figure: I`m ben talking about this for the first time – 3,136 people were released or spotted, 416 people are reported missing. We must also remember...

    Manafort falsified invoice to Belize company to legitimize Yanukovych`s $750,000 payment to himself – Ukrainian MP
    Mar21

    Manafort falsified invoice to Belize company to legitimize Yanukovych`s $750,000 payment to himself – Ukrainian MP

    Viktor Yanukovych`s Party of Regions in 2009 through deliberately concluded fictitious contracts on the alleged sale of computers through an offshore company transferred $750,000 to the account of the ousted Ukrainian president`s former adviser Paul Manafort, MP Serhiy Leshchenko told a Kyiv press conference Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent...

    Lukashenko reports arrests of militants preparing armed provocation in Belarus, accuses Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland
    Mar21

    Lukashenko reports arrests of militants preparing armed provocation in Belarus, accuses Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland

    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko announces the militants who had been preparing to stage an armed provocation have been apprehended in Belarus, BelTA has learned. When asked about possible reasons behind the more active operation of the so-called fifth column and various opposition bodies lately, Lukashenko said: ”It turned out that some of...

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea
    Mar21

    U.S. NSA director Rogers explains why Russia needs Ukraine`s Crimea

    Director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NAS), Admiral Mike Rogers says Russia has no intention to return Crimea back to Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian language service of Voice of America (VOA). Answering a question whether Russia has intentions to return Crimea, he told a  congressional panel on Monday, March 20: ”They have publicly...

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts
    Mar21

    PACE President visits Syria with Russian Duma delegates, Ukraine reacts

    A delegation of deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia, and Italy and the State Duma of Russia led by PACE President of Pedro Agramunt has arrived in Syria, Channel One Russia has reported. The State Duma deputies are reported to have arranged this visit despite the fact...

    Heavy fighting in Donbas with Grad and tanks near Mariupol: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 8 wounded
    Mar20

    Heavy fighting in Donbas with Grad and tanks near Mariupol: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 8 wounded

    Ukrainian Military Television published a video of the heavy shelling of the settlement of Vodiane by Russian-terrorist forces using Grad multiple rocket launchers. The footage shows explosions in Vodiane`s residential areas. ”At 9:30, two enemy groups totaling up to 40 Russian soldiers approached our positions near Vodiane. Having faced a strong...

    Over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry
    Mar20

    Over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas war – Ukraine`s Defense Ministry

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry has announced that over 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and more than 9,400 have been wounded since the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Since the beginning of the ATO, 2,629 servicemen have been killed amid hostilities, including 2,220 soldiers...

    Poroshenko: recognizing Donbas as Russia-occupied territories will destroy Minsk process
    Mar20

    Poroshenko: recognizing Donbas as Russia-occupied territories will destroy Minsk process

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, while opening the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council, said that the adoption of the law on temporarily occupied territories would destroy the Minsk process. ”Our partners do not understand why we are asking for support in restoring Ukraine`s integrity from the outside, when a number of...

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