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    Russia deploys S-400 anti-aircraft missile system in Crimea
    Aug13

    Russia deploys S-400 anti-aircraft missile system in Crimea

    The Russian Federation anti-aircraft missile regiment based in Crimea has received an S-400 Triumf air defense missile system that will be used in the upcoming Caucasus-2016 strategic maneuvers, the press office the Southern Military District reported on Friday, according to TASS. ”The anti-aircraft missile regiment of the 4th Air Force and Air...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 42 times in last day, use banned arms near Mariupol
    Aug12

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 42 times in last day, use banned arms near Mariupol

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the Ukrainian army recorded 21 enemy attacks. Armed provocations with the use of 120mm and 82mm...

    NATO comments on events in Crimea
    Aug11

    NATO comments on events in Crimea

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has said it has been monitoring with concern a rise in tensions between Russia and Ukraine and urges Moscow to work towards de-escalation of the situation, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported referring to NATO statement. ”We are monitoring closely and with concern the heightened tensions between...

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry issues statement condemning Russia`s provocations
    Aug11

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry issues statement condemning Russia`s provocations

    Ukraine condemns in the strongest terms another Kremlin-manufactured provocation and rejects all accusations, which are completely groundless, Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in its statement. ”Under a made up pretext, the Kremlin is undertaking another hybrid special operation with the aim to justify its future aggressive actions...

    Russian troops attacked in Donbas 67 times in last 24 hours
    Aug11

    Russian troops attacked in Donbas 67 times in last 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 67 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 times in the Mariupol sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. The militants used banned 122mm heavy artillery systems twice on the village of Vodiane, having launched...

    Russia deploys nuclear weapons carriers in Crimea – Ukraine intelligence
    Aug10

    Russia deploys nuclear weapons carriers in Crimea – Ukraine intelligence

    Russia has deployed carriers of nuclear weapons in Crimea, said Vadym Skibitskyi, representative of the Main Intelligence Department of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry, during a briefing today that was broadcast by 112 Ukraine channel. ”We do not rule out such a probability [the deployment of nuclear weapons in Crimea]. There are indeed carriers of...

    Ukraine calls on world to prevent recurrence of genocide of Crimean Tatar people
    Aug09

    Ukraine calls on world to prevent recurrence of genocide of Crimean Tatar people

    Ukraine has called on the international community to prevent a recurrence of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people who were forcefully deported 70 years ago, according to a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the International Day of World`s Indigenous People. ”We appeal to the international community to...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, use artillery in Shyrokyne
    Aug09

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, use artillery in Shyrokyne

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 47 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 times in the Mariupol sector, 16 times in the Donetsk sector and 11 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers...

    Ukrainian Parliament wants to recognize genocide of Ukrainians by Poland in 1919-1951
    Aug08

    Ukrainian Parliament wants to recognize genocide of Ukrainians by Poland in 1919-1951

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has registered a draft resolution ”On commemoration of victims of the genocide committed by the Polish government against Ukrainians in 1919-1951,” according to a post on the parliament`s website. The document stated, ”The declaration of independence of Poland on November 11, 1918, led to great joy and justice for...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 61 times in last day amid escalation
    Aug08

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 61 times in last day amid escalation

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours, using banned heavy artillery systems, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Most of enemy attacks – 32 instances – were recorded in the Mariupol sector, the ATO HQ`s press service...

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