Russia opens trumped-up "criminal cases" against Ukrainian soldiers
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation continues to "identify" members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the National Guard defending their country from Russian invaders by launching criminal proceedings under Part 1 of Article 356 of the Russian Federation Criminal Code (use of prohibited means and methods of warfare), the committee's press service told an UNIAN correspondent.
Donbas war update: 6 Ukraine soldiers wounded in almost 50 attacks on Sunday
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops 47 times in the past day, using proscribed 120mm weapons 10 times, as a result of which six Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Donbas: 122 mm artillery shells hit Yuzhne, Donetsk region
Russia-backed mercenaries opened fire on Ukrainian positions 50 times over the last 24 hours; one Ukrainian serviceman received lethal injuries.
Lithuania gives 150 telescopes to Ukrainian army, - Poroshenko
Lithuania gave 150 telescopes to the Ukrainian army. This was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his speech in Pokrovsk of Donetsk region on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
NATO opens trust fund of €2 billion for ATO soldiers rehabilitation
NATO opened a trust fund of 2 billion euros for the rehabilitation of the ATO soldiers. This was announced by the acting head of the Central Military Medical Directorate - Chief of the Medical Service of the Armed Forces Oleksandr Labunets at the briefing, reports Ukrainian News agency.
OSCE needs new monitoring system in Donbas, - Apakan
The OSCE SMM in Ukraine needs a new system of monitoring and to step up actions in the combat area in Donbas. Ertugrul Apakan, the Head of the Mission in Ukraine, said that at a briefing in Kyiv, as representatives of 27 OSCE member states visited this country on May 30 and 31. The officials arrived in Donbas to witness the status of ceasefire and the level of efforts taken to solve the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
National Guard hold counter-sabotage drills in southeastern Ukraine
Fighters of military unit 3033, the Special Forces platoon of the National Guard of Ukraine participated in a regular drill on Tuesday, May 30. The exercise designed to improve skills of deterring acts of sabotage and tracing enemy saboteurs took place in Zaporizhya region, southeastern Ukraine.
Trump administration plans to restart Ukraine peace process – Washington Post
In their Oval Office meeting in March, President Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Ukraine crisis was Europe's responsibility and that the United States wouldn't get heavily involved, according to two officials briefed on the discussion. Only two months later, the Trump administration is reversing course and planning to re-engage on Ukraine in a significant way, according to The Washington Post.
Donetsk governor gives details about Krasnohorivka Sunday attack (Photos)
Head of Donetsk military and civilian administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky has given details about a recent attack by Russia's hybrid military forces on the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donetsk region on Sunday, May 28.
Donbas: Seven Ukrainian troops wounded over 24 hours
The overall situation in the conflict zone in Donbas remains complicated, with most of the attacks taking place in Mariupol and Donetsk sectors.
Ukraine tested new domestically made rocket
Ukraine has tested the latest home-made rocket. This was reported by Ukrainian president on his Facebook page.
Ukraine's Krasnohorivka under attack: Hospital, university block, houses damaged
Russian-led hybrid troops have mounted an attack on a residential area and infrastructure facilities in the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donetsk region, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.
OSCE envoy Sajdik: Number of civilians killed in Donbas more than doubles
Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the Donbas crisis, Ambassador Martin Sajdik says that the number of civilians killed in the east of Ukraine January through May 2017 soared by 120% year-over-year, according to the Belarussian telegraph agency BELTA.
Three Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid 40 attacks in Donbas in last day
"The Mariupol sector: 25 enemy attacks were recorded. In particular, the militants repeatedly attacked fortified ATO positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Talakivka, Lebedynske, and Berdianske, using 120mm mortars. The defenders of Shyrokyne came under fire from 122mm artillery systems. Moreover, the enemy used light weapons against our fortified positions near the villages of Bohdanivka, Chermalyk, and Pavlopil," the report says.
Petro Poroshenko administered the oath of the recruits of the Separate Regiment of the President of Ukraine and the 101st separate guard brigade of the AFU General Staff
President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the Day of Victory over Nazism in the World War II took part in the ceremony of administering the oath of the recruits of the Separate Regiment of the President of Ukraine and the 101st separate guard brigade of the AFU General Staff.
Militants shell Ukrainian army positions 58 times on Thursday
A total of 58 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in Donbas over the past 24 hours, the press center of the ATO headquarters reported.
Pro-Russian militants block passing bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas
Russia-backed mercenaries deliberately block the process of passing the dead bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed in action on May 2. The Ukrainian military reported that at Facebook.
Ukraine reports 63 enemy attacks, 1 KIA, 7 WIAs in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 63 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and seven as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Donbas militants attack Ukraine 25 times on May 1 – ATO HQ
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 25 times on May 1 with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.
Donbas: 52 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian outposts in Donbas went under fire 52 times. The enemy has been landing attacks in all sectors of the combat area; the gravest situation is observed in the Donetsk and Mariupol sectors.
President to members of Ukrainian national team participating in “Invictus Games”: You will be an example for every Ukrainian
President Petro Poroshenko took part in festivities on the occasion of announcement of candidates for the Ukrainian national team that will participate in “Invictus Games” in Toronto.
Russia deports ‘Ukrainian army scout’ to ‘DNR’
The Ukrainian citizen, detained in Russia in January this year and charged with working for the Ukrainian military intelligence was deported to the so-called 'Donetsk People’s Republic' for further criminal proceeding. The press department of the FSB, Russian special service, reported that on April 20.
Air defense live fire drills held in eastern Ukraine (Photo)
Air Command Skhid (East) of Ukraine’s Armed Forces conducted tactical exercises involving live fire from ZU-23-2 and ZKU-1 anti-aircraft guns, as well as DShK large-caliber machine guns, the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook.
Turchynov on ATO troops' task: Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said that the ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) forces did not surrender one meter of Ukrainian soil over the past year.
President to armor crewmen: Your strength is not only about a solid armor and a powerful weaponry, it is about determination, courage and willingness to give life for Ukraine
In Luhansk region, President Petro Poroshenko met with armor crewmen of a tank unit withdrawn from the touch line pursuant to the Minsk agreements.
Ukraine, Georgia condemn Russian aggression
Russia’s aggression in eastern Ukraine rudely violates international law and poses a threat to international security. That was mentioned in the joint statement made today, April 12, by Foreign Ministers of Ukraine and Georgia.
President to armor crewmen: Your strength is not only about a solid armor and a powerful weaponry, it is about determination, courage and willingness to give life for Ukraine
In Luhansk region, President Petro Poroshenko met with armor crewmen of a tank unit withdrawn from the touch line pursuant to the Minsk agreements.
Militants halted shelling Mariinka, no casualties reported at the moment
Militants stopped shelling Mariinka from mortars and shell only from small arms. No casualties at the moment, yet to be confirmed. Pavlo Zhebrivsky, the Donetsk governor reported that on his Facebook page.
Donbas conflict: Militants shell 64 times, five soldiers injured
Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 64 times in ATO area during the past 24 hours, five Ukrainian soldiers were injured. This was reported by the press service of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.
Ukraine reports 2 KIA's amid 48 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 48 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.