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      Russian members of OSCE in Donbas are GRU or FSB officers – Ukrainian Major General
      Jan11

      Russian members of OSCE in Donbas are GRU or FSB officers – Ukrainian Major General

      Major General Borys Kremenetskyi, states in an interview to Ukrainska Pravda that Members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) in Donbas are agents of the special services or intelligence agencies of the Russian Federation. “I’m sure that all Russian officers working in the...

      Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day
      Jan10

      Russian militants attacked Donbas using “Grad” multiple rocket launcher and heavy weapons in last day

      Russian militants used multiple rocket launcher in the vicinity of Stanytsia Luhanska and organized new positions close to Luhanske and Novoluhanske in the Donetsk sector. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector Russian militants continue firing on Ukrainian forces. They violated ceasefire in Mariinka and Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area. Most of the...

      U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia
      Jan10

      U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia

      John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senate Republican said on January 9, 2017, that he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its alleged attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election....

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons
      Jan09

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the last day, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in actions. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russiaian militants attacked 30 times, eight of them involved use of heavy weapons. They fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars in the town...

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars
      Jan07

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 42 times in the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. View map in full size In Mariupol sector Russian militants used artillery and mortar launchers of different calibers on the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

      Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia
      Jan07

      Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia

      At the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) session in Strasbourg, France in January 2017, the Ukrainian delegation will raise the issue of illegal detention of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and film director Oleg Sentsov in Russia, as well as persecution of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena and Crimean Tatar media in...

      The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons
      Jan07

      The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons

      The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies reports about the information that 80% of D-30 howitzers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have been destroyed by Russian hackers associated with the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the Presidential election in the U.S. “The information of the Command of...

      EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia
      Jan06

      EU complains about the weakening economy because of sanctions against Russia

      The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) sates that the European Union (EU) economy in 2015 lost in economic activity EUR 17.6 billion ($18.6 billion) including because of sanctions against the Russian Federation. In particularly in Austria 36% of the negative impact on economic activity with Russia could be attributed to the sanctions....

      The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance
      Jan06

      The U.S. potential Ambassador to Russia tells how to finish Crimea crisis: pay compensation to Ukraine or hold a new referendum with the US assistance

      The former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s Advisor Thomas Graham, a possible candidate for the post of the new United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation, gave pieces of advice how to make Crimea Russian. In an interview to the Voice of America he states that the Crimean crisis must be resolved in the near future: “I...

      Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada sent 11 tons of humanitarian aid for Donbas
      Jan05

      Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada sent 11 tons of humanitarian aid for Donbas

      11 tons of humanitarian aid were collected and sent to Ukraine on January 4, 2017, by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Canadian company Caravan Logіstics and Canadian NGOs “Ukraine Appeal”, GlobalFire, Global Medic and the Ukrainian Canadian League. To Mariupol, Ukraine through the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will be delivered...

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