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    Russia massing tanks near Crimean Dzhankoy at border with mainland Ukraine – witnesses
    Aug07

    Russia massing tanks near Crimean Dzhankoy at border with mainland Ukraine – witnesses

    Witnesses report large amounts of Russian military hardware have been massed near the towns of Dzhankoy and Armyansk in Crimea`s north, close to the administrative border with mainland Ukraine. ”Witnesses report that large groups of Russian military hardware have been massed near Armyansk and Dzhankoy. Dzhankoy has been cordoned off by troops...

    Ukraine`s diplomat: Non-approval of Russia`s ambassador doesn`t mean full diplomatic break
    Aug06

    Ukraine`s diplomat: Non-approval of Russia`s ambassador doesn`t mean full diplomatic break

    A representative of Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs claims that the fact that Ukraine hasn`t approved the candidacy of Mikhail Babich as Russia`s ambassador to Ukraine does not mean a full diplomatic break. ”No, it has nothing to do with a full break in our diplomatic relations with Russia. Most of all, we should be aware that there are...

    Investigation into MH17 crash to be completed by year end – Malaysian Prime Minister
    Aug04

    Investigation into MH17 crash to be completed by year end – Malaysian Prime Minister

    Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak has stated that the joint investigation team consisting of representatives of Ukraine, Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Malaysia intends to finish before the end of the year the investigation into circumstances of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in July 2014....

    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war
    Aug04

    Expert reveals number of Ukrainian children killed in Donbas war

    Deputy Director of the Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism Bohdan Petrenko has said 166 Ukrainian children have been killed in the war in Donbas in eastern Ukraine. ”Recently, they gave different numbers that indicated how many children have been killed in the war in Donbas. The difference between the figures was wide enough, so we...

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence
    Aug04

    Russian militants preparing offensive at Svitlodarsk bridgehead: Ukraine intelligence

    Militants are preparing for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry wrote on Facebook. ”The intelligence service has detected signs of enemy preparations for combat operations in the Donetsk and Slaviansk directions (Svitlodarsk bridgehead). From August 4 to 8,...

    UN: Eastern Ukraine casualties highest since August 2015
    Aug03

    UN: Eastern Ukraine casualties highest since August 2015

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra`ad Al Hussein on Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to prioritize the protection of civilians and take urgent steps to de-escalate the increasingly tense situation at the contact line, warning that civilian casualty figures have risen dramatically in the past two...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 54 times in last 24 hours, hot spot in Donetsk sector
    Aug02

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 54 times in last 24 hours, hot spot in Donetsk sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 54 times in the past 24 hours, including 36 times in the Donetsk sector, 14 times in the Mariupol sector and four times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the...

    France`s foreign ministry responds to French MPs` visit to occupied Crimea
    Aug02

    France`s foreign ministry responds to French MPs` visit to occupied Crimea

    France`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an official statement to comment on a recent visit by French parliamentarians to the Russian-occupied Crimea. ”Calling borders into question is contrary to international law. That is why the international community, the EU, and France do not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea,” the ministry...

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels
    Aug01

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels

    A veteran of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Moldova, Vladimir Antyufeyev, now claims to be in command of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC. On July 28, he announced that his immediate superior, ”prime minister” Alexander Borodai, had left for Russia, the BBC reports. In early July Mr. Antyufeyev – born in Russia...

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist
    Aug01

    French MPs visiting Crimea took part in infamous propaganda show: Human rights activist

    French MPs, who visited the occupied territory of Crimea, not only violated the law of Ukraine, but also slandered the Crimean Tatars, human rights activist Yevhen Zakharov wrote on Facebook. ”Eleven French MPs not only violated Ukrainian legislation and international sanctions by their visit to Crimea this weekend, but also took part in the...

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