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    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...

    “Ceasefire” in Eastern Ukraine: Russian militants launch over 200 mortar shells last day
    Nov10

    “Ceasefire” in Eastern Ukraine: Russian militants launch over 200 mortar shells last day

    Russian militants were most active in the Mariupol sector. The enemy fired from small arms, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles, as well as 82mm and 120mm mortars near the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Novotroyitske, Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Bohdanivka and Hnutove. Active hostilities continued in Luhanske...

    Bellingcat: Russia army commander liable for sending Buk to Donbas
    Nov10

    Bellingcat: Russia army commander liable for sending Buk to Donbas

    Eliot Higgins, the founder of the Bellingcat investigative group, says that it is the commander of the Russian military who is responsible for sending military equipment into Ukraine, including the Buk surface-to-air missile system that downed flight MH17 in Donbas in July 2014. ”Ultimately, the responsibility for sending military equipment into...

    U.S. sanctions on Russia to remain until Crimea returned to Ukraine – State Department
    Nov10

    U.S. sanctions on Russia to remain until Crimea returned to Ukraine – State Department

    The State Department said Wednesday the U.S. stance regarding sanctions against Russia will not change following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, Anadolu reports. ”Our stance was they have been and will certainly remain throughout this administration,” agency spokesman Mark Toner said during a press briefing, according to Anadolu....

    EU airports allow landing for planes flying to Crimea – media
    Nov10

    EU airports allow landing for planes flying to Crimea – media

    Despite the ban, airports across Europe allow landing to aircraft that also fly to the Russian-occupied Crimea, Ukraine Today reports. The planes that serve regular flights to Simferopil in Russian-occupied Crimea, also conduct transportations to Norway, Italy, German, Denmark, Greece, Austria and other EU countries, according to the...

    Reaction of Ukrainian politicians on Trump’s victory: shock and flattery
    Nov10

    Reaction of Ukrainian politicians on Trump’s victory: shock and flattery

    Donald Trump became the winner of the U.S. presidential election, beating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Ukrainian experts and politicians have already reacted to Donald Trump`s surprising victory. Deputy head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine Dmytro Shymkiv said that Ukraine would cooperate with Donald Trump. ”We will work with...

    Trump`s key quotes on Ukraine and Russian agression (tweets, videos, links)
    Nov09

    Trump`s key quotes on Ukraine and Russian agression (tweets, videos, links)

    U.S. billionaire Donald Trump, whom the Americans just chose their 45th president have mentioned Ukraine and Crimea on numerous occasions – both during his campaign and before. This is the most important quotes of the new President-elect on this issue. February 28 2014, when Vladimir Putin`s ”little green men” were seizing Crimea, Trump tweeted:...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 54 times in last day, fired artillery in Luhansk region
    Nov09

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 54 times in last day, fired artillery in Luhansk region

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 54 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 in the Mariupol sector, 16 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and eight in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol...

    Presidential Staff: Ukraine to cooperate with Trump
    Nov09

    Presidential Staff: Ukraine to cooperate with Trump

    Ukraine will cooperate with Donald Trump, Deputy head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine, Secretary of the National Reform Council Dmytro Shymkiv said on 112 Ukraine TV Channel as news from the United States presidential election were coming in. According to him, there is a need to increase pro-Ukrainian coalition around the world. ”The...

    Ukraine submits to UN draft resolution on Crimea, Russia expected to oppose
    Nov09

    Ukraine submits to UN draft resolution on Crimea, Russia expected to oppose

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko during the Third Committee of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly submitted to the delegates the draft resolution ”Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol,” according to the UN News Center. ”I have the honor to submit the...

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