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    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers  amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war
    Feb03

    Ukraine mourns fallen soldiers amid uptick in Kremlin’s Donbas war

    KYIV – Hundreds of mourners came to Independence Square on February 1 to honor seven soldiers from the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade who died defending Avdiyivka in Donetsk Oblast from repeated Russian onslaughts this week. A day after U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, over the phone, combined...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine, first casualty of Trump-Putin alliance
    Feb03

    Ukraine, first casualty of Trump-Putin alliance

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — On the day that U.S. President Donald Trump got on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, heavy blasts could be heard in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. I had traveled from Kiev to Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine, where people’s lives have once again been upended by fighting and the toll...

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’
    Feb03

    Russia’s war in Ukraine must not be ‘forgotten’

    On January 31, the BBC described the fighting in and around the Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka as “the front line of Europe’s ‘forgotten war,’ ” a characterization if accepted that ranks alongside Nevil Chamberlain’s dismissive remark about Hitler’s demands on Czechoslovakia as “a quarrel in a far-away country between people...

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles
    Feb03

    Ukraine upgrades military potential with new tanks and missiles

    Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, starting in 2014, has naturally had a galvanizing effect on the Ukrainian military-industrial complex and its potential. According to various sources, this progress has been most apparent in areas including heavy weapons and equipment, production of small arms and light weapons, as well as...

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada
    Feb03

    ‘Ambulances for Ukraine’ project delivers 10 vehicles from Canada

    KYIV – During an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Ukraine on January 27, the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine, together with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the international charitable foundation Caritas Ukraine transferred 10 ambulances donated from Canada to medical institutions of...

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm
    Feb03

    Ukraine to produce M16 assault rifle in joint venture with U.S. firm

    Ukroboronprom, the state entity responsible for Ukraine’s military-industrial complex, announced that it would begin joint production with the U.S. company Aeroscraft of a Ukrainian variant of the M16 assault rifle – to be renamed the WAC-47. Sergei Mykytyuk, the director of Ukr-oboronprom subsidiary Ukroboronservis, told journalists at a...

    On the deteriorating situation in Avdiyivka
    Feb03

    On the deteriorating situation in Avdiyivka

    U.S. Mission to the OSCE Statement delivered on January 31 by Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Kate M. Byrnes in Vienna to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The statement was released by the U.S. Mission to the OSCE. As our Ukrainian colleague has explained, the situation is dire in […]...

    UCC on Russia’s escalation of attacks against Ukraine
    Feb03

    UCC on Russia’s escalation of attacks against Ukraine

    The following statement was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on January 31. For the last several days, the Russian Federation and its proxy forces have unleashed intensive artillery, Grad rocket and mortar shelling of Ukrainian military positions and residential areas near Avdiyivka and surrounding locations. According to the Ukrainian...