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    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours
    Sep24

    Russian troops violate ”ceasefire” 28 times in past 24 hours

    Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 28 times in the last day, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In particular, 13 attacks were reported in the Donetsk sector alone. The occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and small arms in the villages of Avdiyivka, Zaitseve,...

    OSCE monitors in Donbas report threats to be detained, handcuffed by Russian militants
    Sep24

    OSCE monitors in Donbas report threats to be detained, handcuffed by Russian militants

    Armed members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) have threatened to detain and handcuff monitors of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine. ”Armed `DPR` members threatened to `detain` handcuff SMM monitors near Staromykhailivka. [The] OSCE SMM [is] ready/able to monitor, but prevented,” the OSCE SMM tweeted on...

    Confirmed : Russian bomb remains recovered from Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy attack
    Sep23

    Confirmed : Russian bomb remains recovered from Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy attack

    Yesterday, Bellingcat published its report on the bombing of the Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy on September 19th. The report examined various aspects of the attack using open source information, including the comparison of what appeared to be the tail section of a OFAB 250-270 bomb that appeared in images from the attack, first published by CIT....

    ”Silence” gets louder in Eastern Ukraine: 21 shellings recorded in past 24 hrs
    Sep23

    ”Silence” gets louder in Eastern Ukraine: 21 shellings recorded in past 24 hrs

    Over the past day, Russian occupation forces opened fire 21 times on the positions of the Ukrainian military in Donbas, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation. In particular, 10 attacks were recorded in the direction of Donetsk, the ATO press service wrote on Facebook. The occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades, machine...

    Ukraine-EU Association deal may reserve ”separate position” for the Netherlands
    Sep23

    Ukraine-EU Association deal may reserve ”separate position” for the Netherlands

    The Government of Ukraine hopes for the ratification by the Netherlands of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, considering as an option the country`s separate position, according to Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanka Klympush-Tsintsadze. According to the Ukrainian official, it is regrettable to...

    No bill on elections in Donbas is being worked out during Minsk talks – Ukraine
    Sep22

    No bill on elections in Donbas is being worked out during Minsk talks – Ukraine

    First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the country`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk Iryna Gerashchenko has said that no bill on elections in Donbas is being worked out during Minsk talks, an UNIAN correspondent reports from a parliament briefing. ”The Ukrainian side is...

    U.S. congressmen pledge support for Ukraine: House of Representatives passes Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act
    Sep22

    U.S. congressmen pledge support for Ukraine: House of Representatives passes Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed unanimously H.R. 5094 ”Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act” earlier reported favorably by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, according to the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States. The document states that it is the policy of the United States to ensure that any relevant sanctions relief for the...

    The Netherlands unlikely to ratify Ukraine-EU Association deal – Dutch Prime Minister
    Sep22

    The Netherlands unlikely to ratify Ukraine-EU Association deal – Dutch Prime Minister

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that his country is unlikely to sign off a trade deal between the EU and Ukraine given the negative outcome of the earlier non-binding referendum on this issue, according to The Financial Times. Despite months of diplomatic efforts to come up with a solution, Mr Rutte told Dutch MPs on Thursday: ”I think...

    Crimea now outpost for deploying Russian arms in Syria – Poroshenko
    Sep22

    Crimea now outpost for deploying Russian arms in Syria – Poroshenko

    Russian aggression against Ukraine and the occupation of Crimea has allowed Moscow to use the peninsula as a military outpost for deploying war assets to Syria, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during his address to the United Nation Security Council Wednesday. ”I cannot help insisting that the United Nations and the Security Council in...

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York
    Sep21

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump already has a contentious relationship with Kyiv, irking the Ukrainian public and government officials with his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-friendly views on the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine Now, invited to meet with Ukrainian President Petro...

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