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      Ukraine introduced sanctions against Russia
      Dec30

      Ukraine introduced sanctions against Russia

      The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) has introduced additional sanctions against individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation, the NSDC`s press service said on Thursday. In particular, ”the sanctions have been imposed on Crimea residents who have been elected to the Russian State Duma, as well as against the...

      U.S. has not said its last word on Donbas – Ukraine`s Presidential Administration
      Dec30

      U.S. has not said its last word on Donbas – Ukraine`s Presidential Administration

      The United States has not said its last word in the process of Donbas settlement yet, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseyev has said in an interview with Obozrevatel. ”We look forward to the U.S. joining the Normandy format. We believe that with the arrival of the new administration, the U.S. position to...

      Ukraine unilaterally hands over 15 militants
      Dec30

      Ukraine unilaterally hands over 15 militants

      Ukraine has unilaterally handed over 15 militants, previously detained for participating in illegal groups, to representatives of the so-called ”DPR”/”LPR,” according to a message on the website of the SBU Ukrainian Security Service. According to the agency, the Ukrainian government has taken such a goodwill gesture with the hope to finally...

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in December 29
      Dec30

      Russian militants attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in December 29

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times from 00:00 to 17:00 on Thursday, December 29, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

      “Liquidate Ukraine… main part should go to Russia, 5 western regions – to Poland” –  former official of Russian Presidential Administration
      Dec29

      “Liquidate Ukraine… main part should go to Russia, 5 western regions – to Poland” – former official of Russian Presidential Administration

      Mikhail Khazin, an economist, a former official in the Russian Presidential Administration, and a member of an experts commission of the Moscow Patriarchate, outlines what he believes Moscow would want if the West acknowledged that Ukraine is in Russia`s sphere of influence. Once Ukraine is acknowledged as part of Russia`s sphere of influence,...

      Russia brought criminal charges against its citizen for reposting video condemning Russia`s war against Ukraine
      Dec29

      Russia brought criminal charges against its citizen for reposting video condemning Russia`s war against Ukraine

      Russia`s Investigative Committee has brought criminal charges against Roman Grishin for merely reposting a video clip back in 2014, according to Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group. The investigators claim that the clip, a biting attack on Russia`s excuses for its aggression against Ukraine, contains utterances that fall under Russia`s...

      Number of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia increases – Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs
      Dec29

      Number of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia increases – Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs

      The number of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia has increased to 17 people over the year, despite the fact that six Ukrainians have been released, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. “Though six prisoners have returned to Ukraine, their total number has not decreased but increased: now we have...

      First details of Russian-Ukrainian clash near Kruta Balka in Donbas: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, several wounded
      Dec29

      First details of Russian-Ukrainian clash near Kruta Balka in Donbas: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, several wounded

      As a result of a military clash with the pro-Russian militants in the area of Kruta Balka, a Ukrainian soldier was killed, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation HQ. ”Yesterday, around 15:00, near the village of Kruta Balka, located in the Donetsk direction, a clash occurred between one of the units of the ATO forces and...

      Ukraine reports battle with Russian militant forces near Kruta Balka in Donbas
      Dec29

      Ukraine reports battle with Russian militant forces near Kruta Balka in Donbas

      The press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation reported 50 ceasefire violations and a direct clash with militants in the past day. In Mariupol direction, the invaders shelled Maryinka and Vodiane from 120mm mortars. They also shelled Krasnohorivka, Talakivka and Shyrokine from 82mm mortars, and Talakivka, Pavlopil, Starohnativka, Shyrokine,...

      OSCE security monitors targeted by Russian hackers
      Dec29

      OSCE security monitors targeted by Russian hackers

      An international monitoring body has said its IT systems were hit by cyber attackers in a ”major security incident” that compromised its network, according to the BBC. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) refused to speculate on reports that Russian hackers were behind the attack, the BBC reported. It has observers in...

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