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      MH17 investigation: Bellingcat elaborates on role of Russian Major General Dubinsky
      Mar03

      MH17 investigation: Bellingcat elaborates on role of Russian Major General Dubinsky

      The international team of investigative journalism, Bellingcat, in its latest update of its large-scale report on the circumstances of the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing flight MH17 over Donbas focuses on a role in the incident of a retired Russian Major General Sergey Dubinsky aka ”Khmuryi.” Bellingcat experts have analyzed...

      U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions
      Mar03

      U.S. senators call on Trump not to ease Russia sanctions

      On March 2, 2017, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez introduced a resolution marking three years since Russian government authorized military forces to illegally annex the Ukrainian Crimea. Sponsored by Senator Lindsey Graham, the Resolution (S.Res.78) expresses concern over Russia`s continuing aggression and Vladimir Putin`s continued illegal support to...

      Russia continues to destabilize Ukraine – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry
      Mar03

      Russia continues to destabilize Ukraine – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry

      The Russian Federation`s ongoing aggression in Ukraine continues killing Ukrainian citizens, speaker of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa wrote on Twitter. ”Ru continues to destabilize Ukraine killing our people. 116 attacks on UA positions yesterday, 1 soldier KIA, 15 WIA,” she tweeted. Earlier, Russia`s hybrid military forces...

      So-called Donetsk People`s Republic publishes list of seized Ukrainian enterprises
      Mar03

      So-called Donetsk People`s Republic publishes list of seized Ukrainian enterprises

      The so-called ”Council of Ministers” of the ”DPR” (Donetsk People`s Republic terrorist organization) has published the list of Ukrainian companies and institutions, where the so-called interim administration was introduced. Among such industrial giants, there is PJSC Yenakiieve Iron and Steel Works as well as its Makiivka Branch, Khartsyzsk Pipe...

      OSCE sees continued coal transportation despite of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas
      Mar03

      OSCE sees continued coal transportation despite of blockade of trade with Russia-occupied Donbas

      The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has said that its observers noted coal being transported in the areas blocked by the Ukrainian activists in the zone near the demarcation line in Donbas. ”The SMM continued to monitor blockades at railway tracks, which cross the contact line. On 26 February, at the Kryvyi Torets station in...

      EU extends sanctions against Yanukovych, his allies for another year
      Mar02

      EU extends sanctions against Yanukovych, his allies for another year

      EU ambassadors on March 2, 2017, decided to extend sanctions against fugitive ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and his allies for another 12 months. ”The decision was taken against 15 individuals,” the Council of the EU told UNIAN`s correspondent in Brussels following a meeting on Thursday. The decision should be endorsed by the Council...

      Ukraine reports 9 wounded, 1 killed in almost 80 attacks in Donbas on March 2
      Mar02

      Ukraine reports 9 wounded, 1 killed in almost 80 attacks in Donbas on March 2

      There were 78 attacks on the Ukrainian positions in Donbas on Thursday, March 2, which resulted in wounding eight Ukrainian soldiers in action, while one was killed in action, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. View map in full size The occupiers continued using weapons banned under the Minsk peace...

      ”DPR” leader Zakharchenko`s tapped conversation reveals beneficiary of Ukrainian assets` ”nationalization”
      Mar02

      ”DPR” leader Zakharchenko`s tapped conversation reveals beneficiary of Ukrainian assets` ”nationalization”

      The SBU Security Service of Ukraine tapped another conversation of the leader of so-called ”DPR” Aleksander Zakharchenko with a Russian citizen, as they discussed the further fate of Ukrainian enterprises seized by the pro-Russian terrorist in the occupied areas of Donbas, the SBU press service reported Wednesday. The conversation proves that...

      Stratfor comments on latest Donbas escalation
      Mar02

      Stratfor comments on latest Donbas escalation

      The experts from a private U.S. intelligence company Stratfor have reported on why they believe the conflict in the occupied Donbas escalated following Donald Trump`s inauguration. Strategically, Ukraine is the most important post-Soviet state for both Russia and the West, Ukraine`s Apostrophe wrote, referring to a Stratfor report. Experts point...

      Britain should have closer relations with Russia – Foreign Affairs Committee of UK Parliament
      Mar02

      Britain should have closer relations with Russia – Foreign Affairs Committee of UK Parliament

      Britain is not Russia`s enemy, and should stop accusing Vladimir Putin of war crimes in Syria, effectively calling for a reappraisal of relations with Moscow – stated the report of Foreign Affairs Committee. Until this moment UK has been among the strongest advocates of a hard line towards Russia, differentiating itself from Donald Trump,...

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