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      Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure
      Feb02

      Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure

      On February 2, 2017, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has come with the official visit to Hungary and met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is the second Putin’s official visit to Budapest in two years since the introduction of sanctions against the Russia Federation because of its illegal annexation of Crimea...

      Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea
      Feb02

      Russian troops fired at Ukrainian transport plane in the Ukrainian maritime zone of the Black Sea

      The Ukrainian An-26 transport plane was fired by Russian troops in the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine in the Black Sea. On February 1, 2017, the Ukrainian transport plane was attacked from the drilling rigs in the area of Odessa Gas field, the platforms of which were previously seized by Russian Federation, reports the Ukrainian...

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems
      Feb01

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 86 times in the past 24 hours, massively used heavy artillery and “Grad” rocket systems

      Russian troops reject any ceasefire agreement, continue attempts to start offensive and take control of new Ukrainian territories, and continue intense shelling from tanks and artillery. Russian militants fired from Donetsk on Tonenke village and Avdiivka. In Avdiivka 1 civilian wounded, 8 houses and a power line damaged. One Ukrainian troop was...

      Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.
      Feb01

      Kremlin states the escalation in Donbas is the additional opportunity to improve relations with the U.S.

      The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov states that the escalation of the conflict on the contact line in Donbas can be cause for the immediate resumption of cooperation between Russia and the United States, according to Lenta.ru. Dmitry Peskov reminded that the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the USA President Donald Trump in a recent telephone...

      Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video
      Feb01

      Russian troops continue shelling from Donetsk residential areas on Avdiivka to provide more casualties among civilians. Video

      Russian forces continue to shell Avdiivka in Donbas from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery. Russian troops shelling Avdiivka civilian objects from Donetsk residental area: In the Donetsk sector, the Russian troops launched about 100 shells from Grad missile launchers, tanks and 152 mm artillery were used during today’s attacks to...

      Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas
      Jan31

      Ukraine appeals to UN over Russian mass shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas

      Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations (UN) Volodymyr Yelchenko has addressed UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with a letter against the background of the escalation in Donbas and the shelling of Avdiivka in Donbas by Russian militants, according to Volodymyr Yelchenko’s official Twitter page. “We demand from the...

      Russian troops massively shelling Ukrainian city Avdiivka by rockets and artillery, Ukraine prepared to evacuate 12 000 civilians
      Jan31

      Russian troops massively shelling Ukrainian city Avdiivka by rockets and artillery, Ukraine prepared to evacuate 12 000 civilians

      Russian forces continue their attacks in the area of Avdiivka in Donbas, with the use of heavy artillery and mortars, according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters. Russian troops shelling Ukrainian position from Donetsk in January 30: “The invaders are not even stopped with the fact of losses they have sustained as a result of the...

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 56 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed
      Jan31

      Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions 56 times in Donbas in the past 24 hours, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed

      Russian militants launched several hundred shells and missiles in the Avdiivka industrial area. ATO troops defeated Russian militants’ attack in Avdiivka industrial area and occupied their positions. Russian militants continued shelling ATO troops in all sectors from mortar launchers, tanks and grenade launchers and brought rocket artillery up to...

      EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February
      Jan30

      EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February

      Foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen announces that Denmark will begin implementing the anti-corruption scheme of the European Union (EU) in Ukraine from February 1, 2017. Denmark as the Europe’s least corrupt country will officially head the EU anti-corruption program in Ukraine. “As Europe’s least corrupt country, we come to...

      German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017
      Jan30

      German Minister-President of Bavaria calls to lift sanctions against Russia in 2017

      Minister-President of Bavaria , Germany, the head of Germany’s Christian Social Union in Bavaria party, Horst Seehofer, stated that sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation by the EU and the USA for Russian illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian military actions in Ukraine had to be lifted in 2017, according to Bild am Sonntag. Horst...

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