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.
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.
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
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: 120 mm mines hit Novotoshkivske, Luhansk region
Over the last 24 hours, illegal armed units in Donbas opened fire 22 times. The Ukrainian military HQ reported that on Wednesday morning.
US directs two combat ships with missiles to Sea Breeze drills first in six years
The USA directed two combat ships with missiles to the Sea Breeze-2017 that takes place in Odesa for the first time in six years. The press service of the State Border Guard Service reported this.
NATO assigns € 40 mln via trust funds to support Ukraine, - Stoltenberg
NATO member countries used ten trust funds to allocate almost 40 million Euros of financial aid for Ukraine. Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance’s Secretary General said that during his visit to Ukraine and the meeting with Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko.
Russian proxies attack Ukraine 15 times in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
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.
NATO PA President confident Ukraine to become member of Alliance
Chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Paolo Alli at a joint briefing with Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy in Kyiv on Monday expressed confidence that Ukraine in the future would become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance.
NATO leader, Ukraine’s defense minister meet in Brussels
Ukraine’s defense minister Stepan Poltorak and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met in the Belgian capital, as the NATO ministerial meeting is underway in Brussels. Ukraine’s mission in the Alliance tweeted that at on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
Donbas: 85 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Russia-backed militants continue to shell positions of Ukrainian forces in the war-torn Donbas.
Donbas: OSCE SMM in Ukraine reports 500 ceasefire violations over one hour
Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE in Ukraine reports ‘a 45-percent increase in the number of ceasefire violations’ in war-torn Donbas over the last week. That was mentioned in the most recent speech of Alexander Hug, the Mission’s Deputy Head, released by the OSCE SMM’s press service.
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.
Donbas: 44 attacks on Ukrainian positions
One Ukrainian soldier was killed, and five more were wounded in combat in the war-torn eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours.
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.
Donbas war update: 3 WIA's amid 50 attacks in last day, Luhansk sector sees escalation
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 50 times in the past 24 hours with three Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Poland extradites Austrian suspected in killing of prisoners in Donbas
Poland extradited Benjamin Fischer the Austrian who is suspected in the commission of crimes in Donbas to Austria. Also, he deserted from the Ukrainian Army Forces. Dariush Abramovich, the press secretary of the District Court of Lublin reported this to TASS.
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.
ATO HQ registers 48 attacks by militants on Ukrainian army positions, 7 wounded soldiers
Over the past day, militants have opened fire on positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces 48 times in the area of conducting Anti-Terrorist operation (ATO), as a result of which seven servicemen have been wounded, the press service of the ATO headquarters has reported.