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    Russian troops attack Ukraine 96 times in last day amid escalation
    Aug18

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 96 times in last day amid escalation

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 96 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”The enemy opened artillery fire six times on the town of Avdiyivka, having launched more than 130 shells of 122mm caliber on our defenders. The...

    Walked through woods with landmines: Crimea political prisoner shares details of escape
    Aug17

    Walked through woods with landmines: Crimea political prisoner shares details of escape

    Foreign language teacher from Russia-occupied Crimea Yuriy Ilchenko, who was detained by the occupying authorities for his pro-Ukrainian patriotic position, miraculously escaped from the peninsula and has shared details of his getaway, according to the Ukrainian TV news service TSN.ua. Ilchenko first spent 11 months in prison and was then placed...

    U.S. Senator Coons: No consensus in Senate on lethal aid to Ukraine
    Aug17

    U.S. Senator Coons: No consensus in Senate on lethal aid to Ukraine

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), who was visiting Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, as the head of a U.S. Congress delegation, says that he does not think that there is consensus in the U.S. Senate at the moment on providing lethal weapons to Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The Obama Administration was against supplying lethal aid to...

    Russia deploys jets at Iranian Airbase to bombs  insurgents in Syria (Photos)
    Aug16

    Russia deploys jets at Iranian Airbase to bombs insurgents in Syria (Photos)

    Russian warplanes have been deployed to the Hamedan Air Base in western Iran, Al-Masdar News has reported. Currently, the strategic TU-22M3 bombers take flight from southern Russia at Modzok airfield; however, this newly signed military agreement with Iran will allow Russia to reduce flight time by 60%, saving the Kremlin both money and improving...

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump`s campaign chief
    Aug15

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump`s campaign chief

    On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kyiv is an office used for years by Donald J. Trump`s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine`s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May, according to The New York Times. See also: Ex-Yanukovych adviser to lead Trump...

    Putin is ready to start full-scale war against Ukraine in August-September
    Aug13

    Putin is ready to start full-scale war against Ukraine in August-September

    Originally published on Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies, translated by UaPosition As of August 11, 2016, the Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies (CACDS) states the following: In August the situation around Ukraine sharply became worth, from the Russian side everything is ready to conduct extensive intense...

    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...

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