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    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...

    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...

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