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      Civilian areas in Donbas come under Russian militant fire twice in last day
      Dec16

      Civilian areas in Donbas come under Russian militant fire twice in last day

      Civilian areas in Donbas, the east of Ukraine, came under militant fire twice in the last day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Militants attacked civilian areas twice. The village of Maiorsk was shelled with the use of small arms, while mortars, anti-aircraft guns and heavy machine guns were...

      OSCE: Donetsk Airport, Avdiyivka, Yasynuvata triangle of most ceasefire violations
      Dec15

      OSCE: Donetsk Airport, Avdiyivka, Yasynuvata triangle of most ceasefire violations

      Approximately 50% of all ceasefire violations are reported in the triangle formed by Donetsk Airport, Avdiyivka and Yasynuvata, Alexander Hug, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has told a press conference in the occupied Donetsk Wednesday, Dec 14. ”The OSCE is aware that the situation at the contact...

      EU to extend Russian sanctions, ready for deal-oriented relations with U.S. – Mogherini
      Dec15

      EU to extend Russian sanctions, ready for deal-oriented relations with U.S. – Mogherini

      High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini says the EU is prepared for a ”more deal-oriented relationship” with the United States after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, but EU sanctions against Russia will be linked to peace implementation in eastern Ukraine, according to...

      Russian militants fire on queue at Mayorsk checkpoint: One civilian killed, one wounded
      Dec15

      Russian militants fire on queue at Mayorsk checkpoint: One civilian killed, one wounded

      Combined Russian-separatist forces on Wednesday attacked the Mayorsk entry and exit checkpoint in Donetsk region, as a result of which one person has been killed and another one has been wounded, according to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. ”Today, terrorists have opened fire on people standing in a queue at the Mayorsk entry/exit...

      Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarter reports about situation in Donbas in last day
      Dec14

      Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarter reports about situation in Donbas in last day

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the militants continued to use banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the village of Krymske. Also, they fired...

      Poroshenko on Savchenko`s Minsk talks with militants: neither she, nor Ukraine will benefit from this
      Dec14

      Poroshenko on Savchenko`s Minsk talks with militants: neither she, nor Ukraine will benefit from this

      Neither MP Nadia Savchenko nor Ukraine will benefit from Savchenko`s meetings militant leaders from ”DPR” and ”LPR” Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who spoke to reporters during his working visit to Ivano-Frankivsk region Wednesday. ”I will not allow anyone to pretend that there is an...

      Red Cross brings over 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to occupied Donbas
      Dec14

      Red Cross brings over 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to occupied Donbas

      The mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has delivered more than 300 tonnes of humanitarian aid to residents of the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region. According to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, 16 trucks of the ICRC Mission drove through the Novotroyitske entry and exit checkpoint toward the...

      Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk
      Dec14

      Russia not to resort to all-out invasion – Ukraine`s ex-president Kravchuk

      It would be the last day for Russia if the Kremlin ever went for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, 112 Ukraine TV Channel reported. ”Even if we imagine that Russia will go for wide-ranging steps in Ukraine and the question will arise of Ukraine`s occupation, it will be the last day for...

      Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day
      Dec13

      Ukraine reports 42 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

      Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 42 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used banned 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka and...

      Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel
      Dec13

      Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended – Merkel

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement, according to Reuters. ”It will be necessary to extend the sanctions against Russia again – although we would have wished for better...

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