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    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...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 39 times in last 24 hours, use artillery and grenade launchers
    Aug01

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 39 times in last 24 hours, use artillery and grenade launchers

    The hostilities in the ATO zone escalated yesterday, especially in the Donetsk sector. 39 attacks of Russia-backed militant groups took place there in the last 24 hours. A third of attacks happened in the vicinity of Avdiivka. Militants are shooting at our troops in the industrial area from mortar launchers and grenade launchers during the day,...

    EU shows signs of disunity on issue of anti-Russian sanctions
    Jul29

    EU shows signs of disunity on issue of anti-Russian sanctions

    EU diplomats say sanctions against Russia in one sector might be lifted next year, according to Reuters. ”The sanctions would probably not all be lifted at once, but there could be a decision to lift them in one sector next year,” Reuters reported quoting one of the diplomats from a country, which favors their continuation, as saying. A...

    Ukraine Intel reveals names of 20 Russian snipers deployed in Donbas
    Jul28

    Ukraine Intel reveals names of 20 Russian snipers deployed in Donbas

    The Ukrainian military intelligence has identified Russian servicemen from a snipers platoon of the 5th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (No. 08805, located in Makiivka) of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk) of the Center of Territorial Troops (Russia`s Novocherkassk) of the Southern Military District (Russia`s Rostov-on-Don) of the Armed Forces of the...

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions
    Jul27

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions

    Donald Trump said Wednesday he would consider recognizing Crimea as Russian territory and lifting the sanctions against the country if he`s elected president, according to politico.eu. At a wide-ranging news conference, Trump said he ”would be looking into that” when asked about his stance on Crimea and Russia, politico.eu reported.  Trump`s...

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