Section: Summaries

Summary – September 5, 2014
Sep06

Summary – September 5, 2014

The bad news: 1. During negotiations of the contact group between the representatives of Ukraine, the DNR and LNR [Donetsk– and Luhansk People’s Republics] with the participation of the OSCE, a protocol on the ceasefire starting at 6:00 PM EEST today was signed. As planned, any further negotiations on the resolution of the conflict must be...

This is Ukraine today – September 4: Russian troops are ready to take the offensive
Sep05

This is Ukraine today – September 4: Russian troops are ready to take the offensive

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

Summary – September 4, 2014
Sep04

Summary – September 4, 2014

The bad news: 1. Russian occupiers clearly set Mariupol as their next target. Today, a battle took place under Shyrokyno. But it was – regular combat reconnaissance. We don’t yet know how much blood will be spilled to defend Mariupol. According to our data, the Ukrainian command is also gathering a formidable force around the city – in fact,...

Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 04, 2014
Sep04

Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 04, 2014

  Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko stands for the fastest beginning of a real peace process in Ukrainian Donbas possible. The head of state hopes that the ceasefire proposals are executed by all sides. In particular, according to President Poroshenko, the action plan should contain mutual obligations regarding the bilateral ceasefire,...

Summary – September 3, 2014
Sep04

Summary – September 3, 2014

The bad news: 1. The Ukrainian troops are challenged with a task which they weren’t used to during the period of the ATO [anti-terrorism operation]: positional defense. This entire time we’ve had a sort of semi-guerrilla war, in which we bet on maneuvers and raids. It worked while mostly local terrorists and Russian mercenaries fought against our...

Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 03, 2014
Sep03

Summary information from IAC of NSDC of 12:00 – September 03, 2014

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The conversation resulted in agreement on cease-fire in Donbas. Understanding was reached on the steps favouring establishing of peace. The Administration of the President of Ukraine will release an extended commentary on this...

This is Ukraine today – September 2
Sep03

This is Ukraine today – September 2

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...

Summary – September 2, 2014
Sep03

Summary – September 2, 2014

The bad news: 1. Our troops have left a number of settlements. We retreat. But I would not focus on the fact that the retreat is a loss. Much more important in this given situation is something else. If our command is really only withdrawing troops in order to prevent their falling into the boilers of being encircled and to regroup (and this is...

NSDC IAC SUMMARY 17:00, 02 SEPTEMBER 2014
Sep02

NSDC IAC SUMMARY 17:00, 02 SEPTEMBER 2014

Military activities in the conflict zone Situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) area remains difficult. Russian troops together with the terrorists are waging impudent attacks on the positions of our army. After demonstrating their presence, Russian military units leave populated areas and concentrate in forests and ravines. Russians do...

This is Ukraine today – September 1: 4 battalion task forces of Russian Army currently operate in Ukraine
Sep02

This is Ukraine today – September 1: 4 battalion task forces of Russian Army currently operate in Ukraine

Maidan Community Sector, Lviv: Dear friends! War, not the expected peace arrived at the doorstep of Great Britain and France when they gave up Czechoslovakia to Hitler in 1938. War is happening right here at home and not in faraway Europe – the United States were harshly reminded about this at Pearl Harbor in 1942. War descended on Ukraine and...