Section: Special sections

      Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea
      Nov28

      Russian Defense Ministry protests Ukraine`s restrictions in airspace over Black Sea

      Russia`s Defense Ministry has issued a formal protest to Ukraine over the imposition of illegal restrictions for the use of airspace over the Black Sea, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”On November 24, the attache for defense issues of the Ukrainian Embassy in Russia was invited to the Defense Ministry and given a military diplomatic...

      Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day
      Nov27

      Russian militants attack Ukraine 37 times in last day

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired 152mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as mortars,...

      Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29
      Nov27

      Normandy Four foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine in Minsk Nov 29

      The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexandre Giorgini made the announcement on November 25, saying the meeting on November 29 would...

      Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine
      Nov27

      Yanukovych admits he asked Putin to send troops to Ukraine

      Fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who fled Ukraine to Russia in February 2014, has confirmed he asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops to Ukraine, saying his request was under the influence of emotions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”This document [a letter addressing Putin] indeed existed. There...

      Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded
      Nov26

      Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 28 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Russia`s hybrid military forces fired artillery systems on the village of Novohryhorivka, reads the report. In the Mariupol sector, the militants...

      OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov
      Nov25

      OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov

      The U.S. Mission to the OSCE reports a record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas in November 2016 since 2014. ”The situation continues to deteriorate in eastern Ukraine. In mid-November ceasefire violations reached their highest levels since the establishment of the Special Monitoring Mission in 2014,”  reads the statement by Deputy Mission...

      Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression
      Nov25

      Poroshenko says Trump asked to elaborate on Russian aggression

      U.S. president-elect Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the developments in Donbas and Crimea, the president told a press conference in Brussels Thursday, Ukraine Today reported citing Espreso.TV. ”I can assure you that the issues of Russian aggression, illegal annexation of Crimea were risen by U.S. President- elect...

      Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody
      Nov24

      Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody

      Russian court has recognized Hayser Dzhemilev a citizen of Ukraine, his lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on Facebook. Hayser is a son of the Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev. The court ruling means that there should be no obstructions for Hayser Dzhemilev to...

      No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president
      Nov24

      No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president

      There is no compromise regarding the issue of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Europe understands what at stake is, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview with the Ukrainian Week [Tyzhden] international edition. ”Ukraine is testing the limits of the European commitment to freedom, the principles of sovereignty, and...

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles
      Nov24

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 48 times in last day, used mortars, grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 48 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades on the towns of Maryinka and...