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      National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian military is ready to withdraw Uragan rocket launchers tomorrow
      Mar05

      National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian military is ready to withdraw Uragan rocket launchers tomorrow

      Kyiv, March 5, 2015. Ukrainian Armed Forces are ready to start removing Uragan multiple rocket launchers as part of the third stage of the withdrawal process in accordance with Minsk agreements. The media is invited to cover the event in Artemivsk railway station scheduled for tomorrow, 11 am. The first stage of removing 100-mm MT-12 Rapira and...

      National Security and Defense Council: 17th Russian “humanitarian convoy” invades Ukraine
      Mar05

      National Security and Defense Council: 17th Russian “humanitarian convoy” invades Ukraine

      Kyiv, March 4, 2015. Russian 17th so-called “humanitarian convoy” has invaded Ukraine: 166 trucks illegally crossed the Russia-Ukraine border through “Donetsk” and “Matveev Kurgan”. Most of the vehicles were transporting non-humanitarian cargo. The trucks moved in blatant violation of the international law as representatives of the International...

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed insurgents deny access to OSCE observers to heavy weapons concentration sites
      Mar03

      National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed insurgents deny access to OSCE observers to heavy weapons concentration sites

      Kyiv, March 3, 2015 – Pro-Russian militants constantly relocate weapons and military equipment from the contact line further back to the Ukrainian-Russian border, however, they return it back shortly afterwards. OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine reported that the militants of the “Luhansk People’s Republic” denied access to the...

      National Security and Defense Council: Policemen uncover the biggest arms arsenal of weapons in Luhansk region
      Mar03

      National Security and Defense Council: Policemen uncover the biggest arms arsenal of weapons in Luhansk region

      Kyiv, March 2, 2015. Ukrainian policemen of the Luhansk region revealed and confiscated one of the biggest arms arsenals that belonged to pro-Russian militants. Policemen seized 7 boxes with 6160 7,62mm rounds; 5 boxes with 90 F-1 grenades; 8 MON-50 mines, 2 boxes of TNT blocks (52 kg), 11 “PG-7L” shells for grenade-launchers, 36 RKG-2 hand...

      National Security and Defense Council:Russia-backed militants deceive observers, imitating heavy weapons withdrawal
      Mar01

      National Security and Defense Council:Russia-backed militants deceive observers, imitating heavy weapons withdrawal

      Kyiv, March 1, 2015. Pro-Russian insurgents conduct military manoeuvres in order to deceive the OSCE monitors. They move their military equipment to the rear in the daylight and then return it closer to the contact line in the night. There are signs that insurgents prepare to continue offensive at the Mariupol, Artemivsk and Luhansk directions....

      National Security and Defense Council:SBU detain terrorists who organized Kharkiv bombing
      Feb28

      National Security and Defense Council:SBU detain terrorists who organized Kharkiv bombing

      Kyiv, February 28, 2015 – Ukraine’s Security Service of Ukraine detained three people who committed a terrorist act during the March of Dignity on February 22 in Kharkiv. Members of the “Oplot” terrorist organization committed this crime. Terrorist who detonated the explosive used to be a member of Berkut riot police unit. The terrorists were...

      National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw heavy weapons according to Minsk II; pro-Russian militants waver
      Feb27

      National Security and Defense Council: Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw heavy weapons according to Minsk II; pro-Russian militants waver

      Kyiv, February 27, 2015. Ukrainian Armed Forces withdraw their 100-mm MT-12 “Rapira” anti-tank guns on the distance of at least 25 km from the contact line in accordance with Minsk agreements. This process takes place in spite of the sporadic fire from the militants groups. The withdrawal is conducted under careful supervision of OSCE monitors....

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants storm Ukrainian Armed Forces footholds near Pisky and Shyrokyne
      Feb26

      National Security and Defense Council: Militants storm Ukrainian Armed Forces footholds near Pisky and Shyrokyne

      Kyiv, February 26, 2015 – No attacks have been recorded over the last night. Yet there were still cases of armed provocations instigated by pro-Russian militants, such as the one near Pisky where militants fired at the Ukrainian blockpost and attempted to storm it. Ukrainian soldiers repelled the attack. Russia-backed militants fired at the...

      National Security and Defense Council: OSCE does not confirm militants’ withdrawal of heavy weapons
      Feb25

      National Security and Defense Council: OSCE does not confirm militants’ withdrawal of heavy weapons

      Kyiv, February 25, 2015. International observers did not confirm the claim of “DPR” and “LPR” leaders that they have withdrawn some of their heavy military equipment. The Russian Federation Major-General Aleksandr Vyaznikov made a similar statement during the Joint Coordination and Control Committee in Soledar, Donetsk region. The monitors saw...

      National Security and Defense Council: Pro-Russian insurgents have threatened to kill OSCE observers
      Feb24

      National Security and Defense Council: Pro-Russian insurgents have threatened to kill OSCE observers

      Kyiv, February 24, 2015 – A “Donetsk People’s Republic” commander at the militant-held checkpoint in Kyivsky district in Donetsk city threatened to kill OSCE observers on February 22. The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine report also stated that the SMM unmanned aerial vehicle used to monitor compliance with the Minsk Package in...

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