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    What Ukraine urgently needs to defend itself – RAND
    Nov13

    What Ukraine urgently needs to defend itself – RAND

    Much of the public debate in the United States on Ukraine focuses on the question of whether or not to provide lethal aid. However, analysis of Ukraine`s capabilities and of the challenges it faces point to the potential of U.S. support for fundamental reform of the country`s security sector, say Andrew Radin and Lynn Davis from RAND corporation....

    Situation in Donbas aggravates, Russian attacks increasing dramatically
    Nov13

    Situation in Donbas aggravates, Russian attacks increasing dramatically

    The situation in Donbas aggravated over the past day, with militants actively using artillery and rocket launchers, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, Russia`s hybrid military force attacked Ukrainian positions near Maryinka and Shyrokyne two times, using 152mm artillery....

    Ukraine reports 36 Russian attacks in past 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 2 wounded
    Nov12

    Ukraine reports 36 Russian attacks in past 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 2 wounded

    Russian troops attacked 3 times in the Donetsk sector, all of them in various places, involving use of heavy armor. Adversaries violated the ceasefire at the Svitlodarsk bulge and in Avdiivka. Every attack lasted 30 to 45 minutes. The enemy launched over 50 mortar shells at our positions. 21 insurgents’ attack took place in the Mariupol sector,...

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
    Nov12

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

    Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance, according to Reuters. Dion`s comments came three days after businessman Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential...

    Trump, Hollande agree to ”clarify” stance on key issues, including Ukraine – media
    Nov12

    Trump, Hollande agree to ”clarify” stance on key issues, including Ukraine – media

    French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande`s camp, according to Reuters. The source told Reuters that the phone conversation lasted between seven and eight minutes...

    Far-right nationalists organized march on Polish independence day and burned Ukrainian flag. Video
    Nov11

    Far-right nationalists organized march on Polish independence day and burned Ukrainian flag. Video

    Far-right nationalists, burning flares and carrying Polish flags, marched in large numbers through the streets of Warsaw on Friday to mark Independence Day, a yearly ritual that has turned violent in recent years. Yearly has become one of the largest far-right gatherings in Europe. One huge banner read “God, Honour, Fatherland”, a...

    Security Service of Ukraine reveals Kremlin`s plans to influence Ukrainian regions in November-December using decentralization
    Nov11

    Security Service of Ukraine reveals Kremlin`s plans to influence Ukrainian regions in November-December using decentralization

    In November and December, Russia will try to influence the situation in the regions as part of a plan to destabilize Ukraine, head of the SBU`s national statehood protection department Anatoliy Dublik told a Kyiv briefing Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The SBU official said that in the second half of November and in early December,...

    Russian army supplies to Donbas revealed by cargo trains. Video
    Nov11

    Russian army supplies to Donbas revealed by cargo trains. Video

    A video published via a Glasnost Gone Twitter account shows developments of the Russian military supplies to the Ukrainian territory by cargo trains. Satellite imagery has been processed to create a video showing an ammo depot in the east of Ukraine where the equipment is being brought by cargo trains from the territory of Russia. ”Take a few...

    Ukraine to sue Russia for illegal extraction of resources in Black Sea
    Nov11

    Ukraine to sue Russia for illegal extraction of resources in Black Sea

    The Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine are preparing a lawsuit against the Russian Federation regarding illegal mining in Ukrainian territorial waters, Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory George Tuka told a press conference. See also: Ukraine releases evidence of Russia`s seizure of...

    Latvia doesn`t allow its citizens to serve in Ukrainian army
    Nov11

    Latvia doesn`t allow its citizens to serve in Ukrainian army

    Latvia`s parliament, Saeima, on November 10 voted down an initiative that could have allowed Latvian citizens to lawfully be enlisted in the Ukrainian army. The motion was put forth by lawmakers of Latvia`s National Union Edvins Snore and Janis Dombrava, who submitted corresponding proposals for second reading of amendments to the National...

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