Russia to supply electric power to Luhansk
Russian government decided to provide uninterrupted supplies of electricity to Luhansk region in Ukraine in respect that Kyiv terminated electric power supply for the self-proclaimed “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Boris Gryzlov, the permanent representative of Russia in the Minsk trilateral contact group, said that, Interfax reported.
‘Head of DNR military intelligence’: Moscow responsible for MH17 tragedy,- media
Leader of the self-defense unit of Zaporizhia and a veteran of Afghanistan Sergey Tiunov said that on the recording of intercepted telephones conversations between the ‘head of DNR military intelligence’ ‘Khmuryi’ and a separatist with call sign ‘Buryat’ posted by JIT investigators in October 2015 he recognized the voice of Russian colonel Sergei Dubinskiy with the call sign ‘Khmuryi’. In JIT materials ‘Khmuryi’ appears as responsible for the movement of missile from Russian border to the territory controlled by separatists.
Donbas conflict: Enemy attacks 9 times, Ukrainian forces adhere to ceasefire regime
ussia-backed occupation forces continue violating ceasefire regime and conducting provocative shelling on positions of Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) forces in Donbas. Enemy opened fire 9 times at strongholds of the Armed Forces since midnight. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
Militants shell residential areas and control post of State Border Guard in Marinka
Russia-backed terrorist forces attacked Marinka checkpoint of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine using automatic grenade launchers and small arms. Enemy fired from Oleksandrivka settlement, which is on the temporarily uncontrolled territory of Ukraine. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
Turchynov blames OSCE monitor's death on Russian leaders
National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine's Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov has said the death of a OSCE observer and wounds suffered by two other OSCE observers are the fault of Russia's military and political leaders.
Two Ukrainian servicemen killed, 8 injured in Donbas in past 24 hours – ATO HQ
Over the past day, the militants have carried out 47 shelling attacks on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO), as a result of which two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and eight injured, the press center of the ATO headquarters has reported.
Russian Defense Ministry inspects Black Sea Fleet units in occupied Crimea
The administration team of the Russian Southern Military District began to work in the occupied Sevastopol, which will check fighting forces and military units of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
Militants shell ATO positions near Krasnohorivka from 82 mm mortars
Militants shelled ATO positions near Krasnohorivka from mortars of 72 caliber. This was reported by the head of the ATO headquarters press center Yaroslav Chepurny to 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Militants are shelling residential areas in Avdiivka, 6 houses damaged, — ATO HQ
Illegal armed groups in Donbas are shelling residential areas of Avdiivka despite Minsk agreement. 6 houses were damaged over the past day. This was reported by Joint Coordination and Control Center on ATO HQ Facebook page.
Ukraine reports 22 enemy attacks, two WIA's on Easter Sunday
Russia's hybrid military forces shelled Ukrainian positions 22 times on Easter Sunday, April 16, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action (WIA) on that day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters.
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.
Defense Ministry: Over 2,600 Ukrainian troops deceased in Donbas conflict
Since April 2014, over 2,600 troops of Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies have perished in the ongoing fights in Donbas. Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman of the Defense Ministry reported that at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday
Media publishes video of American MOAB bomb explosion in Afghanistan
CNN channel published the video of massive bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
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.
How Tillerson's visit to Moscow became a defeat for Russian "superpower"
As soon as we seemingly got used to the fact that Russia has military potential that cannot be ignored by any country in the world, including the US ...
Assad: No chemical weapons in Syria
President of Syria Bashaar al-Assad said there is ‘no chemical weaponry’ in his country; AFP quoted him as saying on Thursday, April 13.
Information about Indonesia’s refusal to but Ukrainian BTR-4 is another tool of information warfare
Information in the media about the possibility of Indonesian Marine Corps refusal to buy Ukrainian BTR-4M is the demonstration of competitive struggle for markets after the successful delivery of the first batch of Ukrainian BTR-4M in Indonesia. UKROBORONPROM enterprises will continue to fulfill all the commitments to foreign partners.
Putin: Almost half of militants in Syria from Russia
About 20 thousand foreign militants are fighting in Syria, almost half of them came from Russian Federation. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in his interview for MIR agency.
No fatalities among Ukrainian troops over last 24 hours, - Defense Ministry
Ukraine’s government troops have suffered no fatalities over the last 24 hours; Colonel Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman for the Defense Ministry, reported that at a regular briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday.
Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost – pol
Some 43% of Ukrainians consider elections in Donbas "unacceptable in principle," according to the poll by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.
Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media
The United States has made a preliminary conclusion that Russia knew in advance of Syria's chemical weapons attack last week, but has no proof of Moscow's involvement, a senior U.S. official said Monday, according to the Associated Press.
Russia initiates criminal case against two its citizens involved in Right Sector
A criminal case initiated against citizens of the Russian Federation involved in the activity of the Right Sector, Ukraine’s far-right movement, the press service of the Investigation Committee reported that.
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.
59 attacks on Ukrainian positions over past day, four Ukrainian soldiers wounded
Russia-backed terrorist forces increased the number of provocative shelling on positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces. 59 attacks on Anti-Terrorist Operation forces were recorded over past day. Four Ukrainian servicemen got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.
Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 44 enemy attacks in last day
The largest number of violations was recorded in the Mariupol sector. "Here, near the village of Novotroyitske, the enemy opened fire from 120mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles on our defenders." The Ukrainian soldiers in the villages of Vodiane and Lebedynske, and the town of Krasnohorivka came under fire from grenade launchers various systems and heavy machine guns," the report says.
NATO PA Vice-President: West risks losing Ukraine
Vice-President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, deputy co-chair of the Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council and Lithuania's ex-Minister of Defense Rasa Jukneviciene says that the West is facing the risk of losing Ukraine should the situation in Donbas continue escalating, according to an UNIAN corresponden
Russia gathers 18 thousand soldiers and hardware at Ukrainian border
Russia gathered around 18 thousand military officers and a great number of military hardware near the Ukrainian border. This was announced by the First Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine Ivan Rusnak during the session of Inter-Parliamentary Council Ukraine-NATO in Kyiv, reports Ukrinform.
Two soldiers killed, five wounded in 48 attacks committed by Russian invaders in Donbas April 3, - Staff
The situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone escalated due to the increase in the number of provocative attacks on the Ukrainian troops’ positions. Source:
Foreign Ministry of Ukraine demands Russia abolish military conscript in occupied Crimea
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its strong protest to the Russian Federation in connection with its intention to conduct a military conscript in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.