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      Ukraine reports 54 Russian shellings in Donbas in last day: 1 soldiers killed, 7 wounded
      May01

      Ukraine reports 54 Russian shellings in Donbas in last day: 1 soldiers killed, 7 wounded

      Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 54 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and seven as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

      Сoal from Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group can be of Donbas origin
      May01

      Сoal from Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group can be of Donbas origin

      Georgian company Saqnakhshiri GIG Group has won the tender set up by power generating company PJSC Centrenergo for the purchase of 700,000 coal of anthracite grade for Zmiivska and Tripilska TPPs. ”Despite the fact that the tender was held via ProZorro [e-procurement system], it was not transparent,” editor in chief of the BusinessCensor outlet...

      Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland
      May01

      Austrian suspected of killings in Donbas detained on Polish border – Radio Poland

      Polish border guards say they have detained a 25-year-old Austrian national suspected of involvement in armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, as reported by Radio Poland. The man, detained at a Polish-Ukrainian border crossing in Dorohusk, is suspected of killing wounded people and prisoners in his role as ”a member of a fighting group,” border...

      2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours
      May01

      2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in Donbas in last 24 hours

      The situation remains tense in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation as the Russian-occupation forces continue armed provocations against the Ukrainian troops. Since the early hours of Sunday, the enemy opened fire 54 times on the Ukrainian strong points along the line of contact, according to the ATO press center. View map in full size On...

      OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas
      Apr29

      OSINT group identifies more Russians from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade in Donbas

      Ukrainian OSINT community InformNapalm reports they have identified war criminals from a special forces battalion of the Russian 8th Mountain Motorized Rifle Brigade (the 8th MMRB) who participated in the first wave of the Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. The new InformNapalm investigation is based on the earlier published picture of...

      Another Russian ”humanitarian” convoy enters occupied Donbas
      Apr29

      Another Russian ”humanitarian” convoy enters occupied Donbas

      Russia`s 64th ”humanitarian” convoy has entered the territory of Ukraine in violation of international and Ukrainian legislation, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. ”Today, on April 27, the Russian side unilaterally cleared on the border the next (sixty-fourth) so-called `humanitarian convoy.` Since the movement of the said...

      Secretary of State Tillerson urges U.N. to act “before North Korea does”
      Apr29

      Secretary of State Tillerson urges U.N. to act “before North Korea does”

      U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday the threat of an attack by Pyongyang against Japan and South Korea is real and urged the U.N. Security Council to act ”before North Korea does,” according to Reuters. In remarks to the U.N. Security Council, Tillerson called on the international community to fully implement U.N. sanctions and...

      Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction
      Apr28

      Russia develops bills to turn occupied Crimea into offshore jurisdiction

      Russia`s State Duma is preparing a package of bills, initiated by Deputy Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Alexei Chepa (”Fair Russia”), on the introduction of an offshore regime in the annexed Crimea, according to Kommersant publication. In addition to expanding tax benefits, the amendments propose a mechanism for creating trusts...

      OSCE reports increase in shelling in Donbas, militant tanks, Grads
      Apr28

      OSCE reports increase in shelling in Donbas, militant tanks, Grads

      The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has reported an increase in shelling and the deployment of tanks and Grad MLR systems in the occupied territory of Donbas, according to a daily update. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In Donetsk region the SMM recorded more ceasefire...

      Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday – media
      Apr28

      Merkel, Putin to discuss G20, Syria, Ukraine in Sochi on Tuesday – media

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi next Tuesday to prepare the upcoming G20 summit in July and discuss geopolitical conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”The visit serves the preparation of this year`s G20 summit in Hamburg,” Merkel`s...

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