Poroshenko underlines that Ukraine will not betray or forget the captives insisting to increase efforts on returning hostages home
The Ukrainian government should resume talks with Moscow, insisting on the release of Ukrainian hostages in the occupied Donbas and Russia, Poroshenko said at a briefing during his working visit to Odesa region.
Ukrainians illegally kept in the occupied areas were warmly welcomed home at Boryspil airport after the prisoner swap: photos
On December 27, a prisoner swap took place in a neutral zone near the town of Mayorsk, close to the Russian-occupied town of Horlivka, in Donetsk region
Poroshenko calls receiving American weapons "a transatlantic vaccination against the Russian virus of aggression"
Ukrainian president emphasizes that USA has adopted a long-awaited and fundamental decision on providing lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine.
Poroshenko met liberated Ukrainians on the touch line: I will do everything to free every warrior
Near the touch line, President Petro Poroshenko met liberated Ukrainians who were kept in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia in response to aggression toward Ukraine
The Council of the European Union on Thursday officially resolved to extend sectoral economic sanctions against Russia until July 31, 2018, a communiqué released in Brussels said.
Poroshenko on the increasing danger of escalation in Donbas: Ukraine is ready for any scenario
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that the danger of escalation from the aggressor is increasing, however Ukraine is ready for any scenario.
Turchynov in light of the escalation at the front: Ukrainian Army is ready to repel any attacks in Donbas
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has said he does not rule out that Russia has withdrawn its representatives from the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) due to upcoming military operations in Donbas.
Russia took its officers from JCCC "right before" shelling in Donbas, continues to deny its own role - Volker
U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker noted on Twitter that Russia had recalled its representatives from the Joint Control and Coordination Centre (JCCC) right before a massive escalation in Donbas.
ATO HQ: Russian proxies cynical shelling of Novoluhanske on the eve of the St. Nickolas Day led to casualties among civilians - evidence of war crimes
Russian proxies shell Novoluhanske from territory of occupied Horlivka on the eve of the St. Nickolas Day, on December 18, 2017, according to the press centre of the ATO HQ.
Russia’s illegal occupation of Ukraine is the biggest threat to European security - Rex Tillerson
Tillerson assured that NATO allies stand firm in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and their territorial integrity.
The premiere of the movie "Cyborgs" about the Donetsk airport defenders was presented on the Day of the Ukrainian Armed Forces
President of Ukraine Poroshenko visited the premiere of the movie "Cyborgs".
“DNR leader” Zakharchenko orders confiscation of local crops, reminding people of starvation during the soviet times
A flashback from 1933, when confiscation of grain from Ukrainian farmers led to their starvation during the Holodomor.
Serbia opens 45 cases against Serbian mercenaries fighting abroad, incl. in Donbas
The prosecutor's office of Serbia has opened 45 cases since the end of 2014 against Serbian mercenaries who have been fighting in military conflicts abroad, including in Russian-occupied Donbas, according to the Ukrainian news outlet Evropeiska Pravda.
Turchynov comments on cutting diplomatic ties with Russia
According to the bill on Donbas de-occupation cutting diplomatic ties with Russia, specified as agressor, is not envisaged.
Volker names two options for Russia’s moves on Donbas
Russia has two options for its further actions with regard to the occupied parts of Donbas, Voice of America reported citing U.S. Ambassador for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker.
Russian-occupation troops shelled positions of the Ukrainian Army near Avdiivka, using Grad missile launchers - video
Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in combat area over 24 hours.
Murder of Amina Okueva: all facts as of October 31
​On Monday evening, October 30, unknown men shot at the car of Donbas volunteer-soldier and paramedic Amina Okueva, a Ukrainian citizen of Chechen ethnicity. She died in the attack, while her husband was wounded, but survived.
Militants shell living blocks of Vodiane with 120-mm mortars
Today in the Donbas conflict zone yet again hasn’t been peaceful, according to the Ukrainian Army HQ onFacebook. Fortunately, no casualties among the Ukrainian soldiers occurred.
Chechen volunteer in Donbas conflict murdered not far from Kyiv
Unknown individuals shot at the car of volunteer Donbas soldier and paramedic Amina Okueva, a Ukrainian citizen of Chechen ethnicity. She died in the attack, while her husband was wounded, as Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook.
Donbas: Single mortar attacks reported
Since Thursday morning, Russia-backed militants have launched nine attacks on Ukrainian army emplacements in the combat area in Donbas.
15 Russian soldiers detained in Donbas since conflict started
Since the beginning of the Donbas conflict, fifteen active soldiers of the Russian Armed Forces have been detained, as the Security Service of Ukraine told Ukrainian News.
Ukraine says 2 wounded in ATO zone in past 24 hours
At the end of the past day, the situation in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation remained tense, according to the ATO press center.
Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas over day
The situation in the Donbas conflict zone remained tense until the end of the day on October 15, the Ukrainian Army HQ reports.
Heavenly Hundred Heroes memorial opened in Donetsk region
The Heavenly Hundred Heroes and volunteers who defended the territorial integrity of Ukraine in 2014 memorial opened at the Karachun Mountain near Sloviansk, Donetsk region. The ‘East Project’ reported this.
President: Ukraine is interested in increasing Turkish representation in the OSCE monitoring mission and expects our partners to support the deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas
“Our strategic partnership is at the very high level, just as the level of trust between the Presidents. And already not 2.5, but 3 hours we spent with Mr. President during the meeting in vis-à-vis format provide all grounds for optimism in the development of all spheres of our bilateral cooperation and multilateral coordination,” President Petro Poroshenko said opening the sixth session of the Ukraine-Turkey High-Level Strategic Council.
Ukraine and Turkey signed several agreements on cooperation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a Common Statement following the sixth session of the Ukraine-Turkey High-Level Strategic Council.
Equipping hospitals with state-of-the-art equipment will provide people with qualified medical assistance at their place of residence - President got himself acquainted with the functioning of Chernihiv regional hospital
In the course of the working trip to Chernihiv region, President Petro Poroshenko visited Chernihiv regional hospital, examined the work of this medical institution and communicated with the staff.
Donbas: Ukrainian serviceman dies upon walking on landmine
Over the last 24 hours, Russian mercenaries stepped up their efforts in attacking Ukrainian positions in Donbas. In the evening, enemy opened fire on living quarters in Zaitsevo. Avdiivka, held by Ukrainian forcers, came under RPG and small arms fire.
Heads of Border Guard, OSCE SMM in Ukraine discuss Donbas situation
In order to regain control over the Donbas border, it is important for Ukraine to consolidate its efforts at the international level, and also to cooperate with the OSCE. This was stated by the head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Petro Tsyhykal after the meeting with the head of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Ertugrul Apakan, the department press service reported.
Militants violate truce 15 times in Donbas using small arms, grenade launchers
Illegal armed groups violated the truce 15 times during the past day, and Ukrainian Army responded 9 times with fire. There were no losses among the armed forces personnel due hostilities, the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ reported in Facebook.
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