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    US must Provide Military Assistance to Ukraine in the fight against Russians and separatists – U.S. Senator Rob Portman
    Jun05

    US must Provide Military Assistance to Ukraine in the fight against Russians and separatists – U.S. Senator Rob Portman

    On the official website of U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, announces that he has filed two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016 to help Ukraine as they continue to face Russian aggression. U.S. Senator Rob Portman says that the first amendment authorizes funds...

    Russia under Putin will never be allowed to rejoin the G7 – Canada’s PM
    Jun05

    Russia under Putin will never be allowed to rejoin the G7 – Canada’s PM

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in the interview that the Russian Federation should never be allowed back in the Group of 7 as long as Vladimir Putin is president. “I don’t think Russia under Vladimir Putin belongs in the G7. Period,” Harper said. “Canada would very, very strongly oppose Putin ever sitting...

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Update on Marinka 6.03 – 6.04
    Jun05

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Update on Marinka 6.03 – 6.04

    Yesterday, 06.03.2015, starting approximately at 4:10 AM, Russian-terrorist troops started heavy shelling of the positions of Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Marinka [west of Donetsk]. Between 6:45 and 7:00 AM, Russian-terrorist troops started an active offensive on the stretch between Marinka and Krasnohorivka. According to IR Group data,...

    Russia-backed separatists moved a large amount of heavy weapons towards the contact line – EU official statement
    Jun04

    Russia-backed separatists moved a large amount of heavy weapons towards the contact line – EU official statement

    Spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs&Security Policy Maja Kocijančič said that Wednesday’s fighting (June 3, 2015) around the eastern Ukrainian city of Marinka was a huge violation of the cease-fire between and led to the redeployment of a large number of heavy artillery back near the line of contact by the Russia-backed separatists. #Ukraine...

    Russia has a particular responsibility because it backs the separatists – NATO Sec.Gen. Jens Stoltenberg
    Jun04

    Russia has a particular responsibility because it backs the separatists – NATO Sec.Gen. Jens Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Oslo, on Thursday, June 4, 2015, that Russia was delivering sophisticated weaponry to rebels in Eastern Ukraine, renewing long-standing accusations amid the worst upsurge in fighting in months between the Kyiv government’s forces and pro-Russian rebels. “We have precise...

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 6.03
    Jun04

    Dmitry Tymchuk: Military update 6.03

    During the past 24 hours, the Russian-terrorist troops in Donbas shelled the positions of ATO [anti-terrorism operation] forces and civilian objects in all directions – in the daytime, they concentrated fire on the seaside direction and on the north of Luhansk region, and since yesterday evening – they concentrated fire on the Donetsk direction....

    US training on Ukranian National Guard. VIDEO
    Jun03

    US training on Ukranian National Guard. VIDEO

    Lt. Col. Kyle Reed gave a small update about how things are going during exercise Fearless Guardian. Fearless Guardian is a training exercise for the Ukrainian National Guard at the request of the Ukrainian Government. Fearless Guardian is the name given to the U.S. training and equipping of the National Guard of Ukraine under the...

    Despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down MH-17 – US Department of State
    Jun03

    Despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down MH-17 – US Department of State

    Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications at U.S. Department of State, Marie Harf, in Daily Press Briefing on June 2, 2015, stated that despite all Russia’s claims, Ukraine was not involved in shooting down the civilian flight MH-17 in the Donetsk region. Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications said that no Ukrainian air defense...

    Moscow has problems because Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria – Neil Buckley, FT editor
    Jun03

    Moscow has problems because Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria – Neil Buckley, FT editor

    Eastern Europe Editor of the Financial Times, Neil Buckley, in his article wrote about problems that faced the Russian Federation after Ukraine blocked Russian contingent to Transnistria (Moldova). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian Parliament) adopted the law on denunciation of five agreements between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on May...

    National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day
    Jun03

    National Security and Defense Council: Fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day

    Kyiv, June 2, 2015. In the Mariupol sector, fierce fighting in Shyrokyne lasted for the whole day. The enemy was firing from a variety of weapons, including 120-mm mortars, 122-mm artillery and tanks. Enemy snipers were active as well. View map in full size Most tense situation remains in the Donetsk sector: militants have fired along the...

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