Russian citizen working for DNR militants sentenced for 8 years in prison
Novomoskovsky court in Dnipro Oblast sentenced detained Russian citizen Vasiliy Kusakin, who thought with the militants in DNR for eight years, as the court sentence says.
Ukraine Def. Ministry reports 4 WIA's in past 24 hours
Four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman.
Malware of Ukrainian hacker supposedly used in Russian cyber attacks
Ukrainian hacker known by the online name Profexer has given himself in to the Ukrainian Police, as his malware, without him knowing the purpose of the client, went on to be used in the D.N.C hack, as the New York Times report.
Enemy sabotage groups active along contact line – Tymchuk
Sabotage and reconnaissance groups of militants have become active along the contact line in Donbas, Ukrainian MP and military expert Dmytro Tymchuk, who is also a coordinator of the analytical group Information Resistance, wrote on Facebook.
Donbas: 28 attacks on Ukrainian emplacements
The most intense combat action in Donbas is currently observed in Mariupol and Donetsk sectors.
OSCE calls Ukraine, Donbas militants to demine Svitlodarsk-Debaltseve road
On Tuesday morning an SMM UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) spotted continued presence of anti-tank mines on the MO3 road from Svitlodarsk to Debaltseve. A few hours later mines and UXOs were removed and OSCE SMM patrol was able to travel to Debaltseve along this road. This was reported by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine in Facebook.
Ukraine reports 1KIA, 2 WIA in Donbas conflict zone in last day
During the past day, Russian-backed militants violated ceasefire 18 times across the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, leaving one Ukrainian soldier killed and another two - wounded in action, as reported by the press center of the ATO Headquarters.
One Ukrainian soldier killed, two injured in Donbas
Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 18 times in Donbas over the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, another two were injured in Anti-Terrorist Operation area in Donbas. This was reported by Ukrainian Army HQ in Facebook
Russian proxies attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use heavy weapons
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 30 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Militants shell Ukrainian positions 30 times in Donbas
Militants violated the ceasefire regime 30 times during the past 24 hours, twice from 120 mm artillery, seven times – mortars. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press service in Facebbok.
Ukraine reports 22 enemy attacks, 1 KIA, 5 WIAs in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 22 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another five wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Donbas conflict: 17 attacks, one Ukrainian soldier injured
Militants violated the ceasefire regime 17 times over the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was injured. Anti-Terrorist Operation forces opened fire 11 times in response. This was reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters on Facebook page.
Donbas conflict: Militants shell 27 times, three Ukrainian soldiers injured
Militants shelled 27 times in Anti-Terrorist Operation zone. Due to the attacks three Ukrainian soldiers got injured. This was reported by ATO headquarters press service in Facebook.
Over 10,000 units of military equipment, arms to be bought for Ukraine's army in 2017
Ukraine's General Staff plans to supply over 10,000 units of weaponry and military equipment this year in keeping with the determined demand.
Ukraine reports de-escalation in Donbas
The number of violations of the ceasefire on Donbas decreased to nine incidents on Friday, July 14, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. Read more on UNIAN: https://www.unian.info/war/2030276-ukraine-reports-de-escalation-in-donbas.html
Militants shell 30 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldiers killed, one – injured
Militants shelled 30 times in Anti-Terrorist Operation area in Donbas during the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier got killed, one got injured. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press center in Facebook.
Russian gas transit via Ukraine deterrent against Moscow’s aggression - Naftogaz
Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev says transit shipments of Russian natural gas via the Ukrainian gas transport system (GTS) is one of the factors holding back Russian aggression against Ukraine.
NSDC secretary suggests increasing Ukraine's defense, security spending by UAH 9 bln
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says the NSDC recommends the Cabinet to increase defense and security spending by UAH 9 billion, or US$346 million, that is UAH 3 billion from the general budget fund and UAH 6 billion from the special budget fund, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Russian opposition leader, Sloviansk militant to debate in Russia
​The debates between Russian opposition politician Aleksey Navalny and one of the militants’ leader who controlled Sloviansk during its occupation Igor Strelkov (Girkin) will be held in Russian Federation. According to Meduza agency, Navalny accepted Strelkov’s proposition to hold the debates.
Militants shell 22 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier killed
Militants shelled 22 times in Donbas over the past 24 hours. Around 19:00 in Stanytsia Luhanska area one Ukrainian soldier died in an explosion. This was reported by ATO headquarters press service in Facebook.
US-Russia cease-fire starts to work in three zones of Syria
In south-western regions of Syria Dara`a, Quneitra, and Al-Suwayda a cease-fire agreed by Russia and the US started to work on Sunday, according to AFP.
"Russia not to let them in:" Escape drills held in occupied Donbas – Ukraine intel
A spokesman for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry says that Russian-backed militants in the occupied Donbas conduct drills to work out an escape plan, according to Channel 5.
Slovyansk residents celebrate anniversary of town being released from militants
Residents of Slovyansk, Donetsk region, celebrated the anniversary of liberation of their town from pro-Kremlin militants. Three years ago, on July 5, 2014, the Ukrainian army liberated Slovyansk, regaining control over it after the enemy had captured the town in April 2014.
Militants shell 22 times, two Ukrainian soldiers killed, three injured in Donbas
Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 22 times over the past 24 hours. Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, and three were injured in Donbas due to the attacks. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press center in Facebook.
Russia initiates criminal cases against Ukrainian servicemen "shelling" Donbas
Investigative Committee of Russia instituted new criminal proceedings against Ukrainian servicemen due to alleged shelling of Donbas towns. Russia’s Investigative Committee reported that on their official website.
Militants shell 35 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier killed
Militants shelled 35 times in Donbas during the past 24 hours. One Ukrainian soldier was killed due to the attack, another three soldiers were injured. This was reported by the ATO headquarters press center in Facebook.
Russian proxies attack Ukraine 31 times in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Militants attack residential area in Krasnorivka, — HQ
Illegal armed groups shelled residential area of Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region. This was reported by Anton Myronovych, Anti-Terrorist Operation press secretary, on his Facebook page.
NATO reports of growing Russian military presence
NATO’s senior military officer said the alliance was confronting efforts by Russia to increase its military capabilities on virtually every level and allies were on guard to prevent any repeat of the Kremlin’s military intervention in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. General Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, said on Monday that while Russia’s intentions were not necessarily clear, its growing military prowess was undeniable. This was reported by Politico agency.
Donbas crisis: 23 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Emplacements of Ukrainian troops in Luhansk region took most of the fire over the last 24 hours. The pro-Russian militants use mostly mortars, RPGs and small arms. As always, the combat activity tends to be higher late at night and in small hours.