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Section: News from Ukraine

    How Russian state media misinformed the audience on the escalation in Avdiivka

    Avdiivka is on territory that should be under the full control of the Ukrainian army, according to the line of conflict stipulated in the Minsk Agreements. On the morning Sunday 29 January, the Ukrainian army reported that Russian-backed militants had begun shelling their positions there. The OSCE special monitoring mission positioned in the city...

    Crimea’s water troubles

    The Kalinina farm collective near Pervomaisk, northern Crimea, was busy with seasonal workers loading sacks of cabbages, or gathering up carrots in the big muddy fields. It looks like a successful harvest, but it’s a result of almost three years hard struggle to adapt to new conditions after vital water supplies from the Ukraine mainland …...

    Close proximity of forces in Donbas increases potential for renewed violence: U.S. Mission to OSCE

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains volatile, U.S. Envoy to the OSCE Kate M. Byrnes said in her address to the Permanent Council in Vienna. …read more Source:...

    DNR militant ‘French’ denies his involvement in his commander Givi’s murder

    His account at one of Russian social networks was allegedly hacked by Ukraine’s Security Service; it was Ukraine-orchestrated provocation, militant says …read more Source:...

    Republican senators urge Trump to stiffen stance on Russia

    A group of Republican senators released a stern letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday calling for a “tough-minded and principled policy” toward Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Australia to pursue peaceful usage of nuclear energy

    On Wednesday, the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, approved an agreement with the Australian Government on their cooperation towards the peaceful usage of nuclear energy, as reported by Interfax-Ukraine. The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, read the order among others adopted by the Cabinet without debate. In March 2016, in...

    Authenticity of more than 400,000 signatures that triggered Dutch referendum on Ukraine unverified, – The New York Times

    The authenticity of more than 400,000 signatures gathered by activists in the Netherlands to trigger last year’s referendum on the European Union treaty with Ukraine was never verified. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine boosts coal consumption by almost 10% in 2016

    In December 2016, Ukraine has burnt 3.1 million tonnes of coal, which is 22.3% more than in the same period of 2015, according to the country’s Ministry of Energy and Mines. …read more Source:...

    Media: Estonia and Finland to purchase heavy artillery from South Korea

    The Armed Forces of Finland allocated EUR 100 million for the purchase of heavy artillery, which will replace old post-Soviet weapons. According to the newspaper Rzeczpospolita, at the end of 2016, the Finnish army tested South Korean K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers. Those are equipped with a 155 mm gun, and their range of fire is 40 km. The...

    Militants shelled Avdiivka, wounded two people, – National Police

    In the afternoon, Feb. 9, terrorists opened fire on Avdiivka’s southern area, leaving two people wounded. …read more Source:...

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