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    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation
    Mar12

    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hug Mingarelli says local elections in certain Russian-occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions can be held if the Ukrainian political parties and media are free to participate in the campaign, according to his interview with UNIAN news agency. ”Local election can be held when the...

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”
    Mar11

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”

    Deputy Chief of Edmonton Police Service Kevin Brezinski said police received two calls of a driver they believed to be impaired. Both the suspect and the officer got out of their vehicles. A six-year veteran of the force pulled over the vehicle at 1:43 p.m. “Once the vehicle was stopped, the police officer and the driver of the vehicle both...

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort`s daughter
    Mar11

    Ukraine lawyer seeks probe of alleged hacked texts of Manafort`s daughter

    A Ukrainian human rights attorney representing the victims of mass police shootings in Kyiv in 2014 has asked prosecutors to investigate what are purported to be the hacked text messages of one of Paul Manafort`s daughters, saying the texts point to possible influence Manafort had with Ukraine`s president during that period, according to CNN....

    Trump will ask Angela Merkel for advice on Putin and war in Ukraine
    Mar11

    Trump will ask Angela Merkel for advice on Putin and war in Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for advice on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. officials said on Friday, as the U.S. and German leaders meet next week after sometimes pointed disagreements in recent months, according to Reuters. Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 80 times in the past 24 hours, 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded
    Mar10

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 80 times in the past 24 hours, 6 Ukrainian soldiers wounded

    Russian troops fired over 60 mortar mines in Dokuchaievsk area in the Mariupol sector. Mariupol and its eastern outskirts remain the hottest spot. Russian troops violated the ceasefire in Donbas eighty times in the last day massively using heavy weapons, six Ukrainian troops were wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the...

    Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator
    Mar10

    Election in occupied Donbas no longer on Minsk agenda – Ukraine`s negotiator

    Expert of the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the Donbas crisis Olga Aivazovska claims that the issue of holding local elections in Russia-occupied Donbas is no longer on the agenda of Minsk peace talks due to the efforts of the Ukrainian side, according to a Ukrainian television channel. ”In fact, the...

    U.S. Congress passes resolution on $150 mln for arming Ukraine
    Mar10

    U.S. Congress passes resolution on $150 mln for arming Ukraine

    Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada member Iryna Friz, who chairs the information systems security subcommittee of the Rada committee for national security and defense, announced that a resolution introduced by Rep. Liz Cheney on arming Ukraine passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 8, 2017. See also: Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine...

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours
    Mar10

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 69 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers...

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities research information from Manafort’s source in Kyiv, suspected ties to Russian intelligence
    Mar09

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities research information from Manafort’s source in Kyiv, suspected ties to Russian intelligence

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities have expressed interest in the activities of a Kyiv-based operative with suspected ties to Russian intelligence who consulted regularly with Paul Manafort last year while Manafort was running Donald Trump`s presidential campaign, according to Politico. The man, Konstantin Kilimnik, came under scrutiny from officials...

    Ukraine may get Island-class boats from NATO
    Mar09

    Ukraine may get Island-class boats from NATO

    First Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Andriy Tarasov says the Ukrainian Navy can significantly beef up its combat potential if NATO member states hand over their Island-class patrol boats to the Ukrainian side, according to Odesa-based Channel 7. Negotiations regarding the transfer of boats and ships of NATO member states are under way, he...

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