Section: War & conflict

      Russian troops continue mass shelling in Donbas – 2 Ukrainian troops and several civilians killed, British journalist injured
      Feb03

      Russian troops continue mass shelling in Donbas – 2 Ukrainian troops and several civilians killed, British journalist injured

      Russian troops fired at Ukrainian army positions and civil objects in Donbas in all sectors 67 times in the past 24 hours. 2 Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and 14 wounded in action (WIA), 2 civilians were killed and 6 injured, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Russian troops...

      Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea
      Feb02

      Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea

      The Ukrainian An-26 transport plane was fired by Russian troops in the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine in the Black Sea. On February 1, 2017, the Ukrainian transport plane was attacked from the drilling rigs in the area of Odessa Gas field, the platforms of which were previously seized by Russian Federation, reports the Ukrainian...

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems
      Feb01

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems

      Russian troops reject any ceasefire agreement, continue attempts to start offensive and take control of new Ukrainian territories, and continue intense shelling from tanks and artillery. Russian militants fired from Donetsk on Tonenke village and Avdiivka. In Avdiivka 1 civilian wounded, 8 houses and a power line damaged. One Ukrainian troop was...

      Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
      Feb01

      Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

      The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

      Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video
      Feb01

      Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video

      Russian forces continue to shell Avdiivka in Donbas from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery. Russian troops shelling Avdiivka civilian objects from Donetsk residental area: In the Donetsk sector, the Russian troops launched about 100 shells from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery were used during today’s attacks to...

      Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas
      Jan31

      Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas

      Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations (UN) Volodymyr Yelchenko has addressed UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with a letter against the background of the escalation in Donbas and the shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas by Russian militants, according to Volodymyr Yelchenko’s official Twitter page. “We demand from the...

      Russian troops massively shelling Ukrainian city Avdiivka by rockets and artillery, Ukraine prepared to evacuate 12 000 civilians
      Jan31

      Russian troops massively shelling Ukrainian city Avdiivka by rockets and artillery, Ukraine prepared to evacuate 12 000 civilians

      Russian forces continue their attacks in the area of Avdiivka in Donbas, with the use of heavy artillery and mortars, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters. Russian troops shelling Ukrainian position from Donetsk in January 30: “The invaders are not even stopped with the fact of losses they have sustained as a result of the...

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 56 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed
      Jan31

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 56 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed

      Russian militants launched several hundred shells and missiles in the Avdiivka industrial area. ATO troops defeated Russian militants’ attack in Avdiivka industrial area and occupied their positions. Russian militants continued shelling ATO troops in all sectors from mortar launchers, tanks and grenade launchers and brought rocket artillery up to...

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas from artillery and mortar launcher, 3 Ukrainian troops were killed
      Jan29

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas from artillery and mortar launcher, 3 Ukrainian troops were killed

      Russian militants continue shelling Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka from artillery and mortar launchers. Ukrainian troops along the entire frontline have been placed on the high alert. 3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and one soldier was injured, as reported by the press center of the Headquarters of the Anti-Terrorist Operation. View map in...

      Russia attacked Ukrainian Navy diving ship in the Black Sea
      Jan29

      Russia attacked Ukrainian Navy diving ship in the Black Sea

      The Russian Federation has fired at the Ukrainian Navy diving ship “Pochaiv” and damaged it with sniper’s bullets, the Naval Forces report on Facebook. “In contrast to baseless allegations of Russian officials made, as usual, without any evidence, we have something to show — traces of sniper’s bullets”, said the Naval Forces. The Federal Security...