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    Egypt sold Mistral battleships to Russia for USD 1: Polish defense minister
    Oct21

    Egypt sold Mistral battleships to Russia for USD 1: Polish defense minister

    Egypt has sold two French-built Mistral battleships to Russia – which originally commissioned the ships – for $1, said Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz, Radio Poland reports. ”It is true that the Mistrals were sold to Egypt, and it is true that in recent days they have de facto been transferred to Russia for one dollar. This operation...

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Klimkin: First elections in Donbas, then transfer of border control
    Oct21

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Klimkin: First elections in Donbas, then transfer of border control

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says the elections in the occupied territories of Donbas can be held before Ukrainian authorities regain full control over the state border, an UNIAN correspondent reported. ”The Minsk agreements have not been changed, nor would they be changed in our favor. Nobody would allow changing a relevant order of...

    Russian troops increase number of attacks on Ukraine to 41 times in last day
    Oct21

    Russian troops increase number of attacks on Ukraine to 41 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 41 times in the past 24 hours, including 26 in the Mariupol sector, nine barrages in the Luhansk sector, and six in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the...

    Only KGB generals stand between Putin and absolute power – Atlantic Council
    Oct21

    Only KGB generals stand between Putin and absolute power – Atlantic Council

    Russia`s President Vladimir Putin rules supreme. On September 18, his United Russia party won its largest-ever majority — enough to change the constitution — in the parliamentary elections. He seems to be running circles around the West in both Ukraine and Syria. Yet, Russia`s stability must not be overestimated. Last year, retail sales fell by...

    Dutch Premier`s demands cast new doubt over EU-Ukraine pact
    Oct21

    Dutch Premier`s demands cast new doubt over EU-Ukraine pact

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will press European Union leaders Thursday for a declaration stating that the bloc`s trade and political agreement with Ukraine doesn`t set Kyiv on a pathway to EU membership, according to European officials, raising fresh doubts about the fate of the accord, The Wall Street Journal reports. Mr. Rutte`s push, one...

    Russia refuses to return occupied Debaltseve under Ukraine control
    Oct20

    Russia refuses to return occupied Debaltseve under Ukraine control

    Russia does not agree with the return of the occupied town of Debaltseve under control of Ukraine, the work on this issue will continue at the level of ministers and aides, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov answered the question of a UNIAN correspondent in Russia, whether Russia agrees to return this town under control of Ukraine. ”As for...

    Normandy Four talks in Berlin: briefing of President Poroshenko. Video & translation
    Oct20

    Normandy Four talks in Berlin: briefing of President Poroshenko. Video & translation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko elaborated on the outcome of a five-hour meeting of the Normandy Four leaders in Berlin late Wednesday, speaking at a briefing following the talks. UNIAN translated into English the text of the briefing published by LІGA.net, including answers to questions from reporters. Video: First point The very fact that...

    Berlin meeting: Poroshenko agrees not to restore control of the border by Ukrainian government – armed OSCE mission will control it
    Oct20

    Berlin meeting: Poroshenko agrees not to restore control of the border by Ukrainian government – armed OSCE mission will control it

    The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, and Russia agreed to draw up a road map by the end of November to carry out the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Liberty. After six hours of talks on the wars in Ukraine and Syria in Berlin on October 19-20, German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged to say the leaders ”didn`t...

    Russian militants were shelling Ukrainian positions for 11 hours non-stop, launched over 500 missiles
    Oct19

    Russian militants were shelling Ukrainian positions for 11 hours non-stop, launched over 500 missiles

    The situation in Mariupol sector remains difficult. Militants from so-called “9th regiment” continue large-scale attacks at Ukrainian positions along Talakivka – Shyrokyne frontline area using heavy armor, informed the spokesman of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Colonel Andriy Lysenko. View map in full size Massive militants’ mortar and...

    OSCE records over 450 explosions in Donetsk region
    Oct19

    OSCE records over 450 explosions in Donetsk region

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has said it recorded over 450 explosions in Donetsk region. ”The SMM observed more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region, including over 450 explosions compared with 236 the day before. More than 350 explosions were recorded in areas to the north-east of Mariupol,” the OSCE SMM said in a daily...

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