Quarter of Donbas citizens are in desperate need of food, - UN
About quarter of citizens of the occupied territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions incurs the deficit of the food products. It is the preliminary estimation of the food security by the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
27 civilians died, 62 got injured in Donbas, - OSCE SMM
27 civilians died and 62 got wounds of varying severity due to the blowing up by the mines or blind shells in Donbas in 2017. The press service of OSCE SMM reported this.
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.
OSCE announces new patrol bases in Donbas
OSCE observers will set new patrol bases in Donbas in the near time; Alexander Hug, first deputy head of OSCE SMM in Ukraine reported this at a Tuesday briefing.
Armed man at Stanytsia Luhanska bridge threatens to shoot OSCE SMM patrol members
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that an armed man at the Stanytsia Luhanska bridge threatened to shoot SMM patrol members.
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.
Independence Day in Ukraine: plan of celebration
The Ukrainian government has confirmed the plan of celebrating the 26th Independence Day of Ukraine, as the government press service informs.
Around ten Czechs fight alongside Donbas militants in Ukraine, - ambassador
About 5-10 Czechs are fighting on the side of illegal armed groups in the war zone in the east of Ukraine. This was stated by Czech Republic Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula, reports European Truth.
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
Ukraine in UN Security Council reminds of Russia’s weapons supply to Donbas
Ukrainian delegation at the session of UN Security Council reminded that terrorist organizations in the east of Ukraine receive weapons from the Russian Federation. The statement was published on the website of Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations.
Militants to punish man who hit NTV journalist, - Zakharchenko
The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko claimed that Oplot intends to deal with a man who hit the NTV journalist. He reported this at Twitter.
How U.S. can help Ukraine defend itself - media
When U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives for his upcoming Ukraine visit, he should bring promises of arms for the military and support for anti-corruption forces and the country’s defense industry, Defense One writes.
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.
Football: Dynamo Kyiv eliminated from UEFA Champions League
Football fans witnessed saw another loss of the Ukrainian team, which made it stop just one step from UEFA Champions League’s group stage. BSC Young Boys outmatched Dynamo Kyiv in Bern, winning 2-0. Thus, given the fixture’s result on the aggregate, the White Blues left the most prestigious European competition.
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.
Vandals desecrate memorial site for Donbas veterans in Dnipro city
The Alley of Memory in Dnipro (southeastern Ukraine) took damage from vandals as they ripped off the photos of the deceased Donbas veterans on Friday night.
OSCE calls for journalist Aseev’s release from militant captivity
Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, called for releasing journalist Stanislav Aseev, who is held in captivity by Donbas militants, according to the statement published on the OSCE website.
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.
Football: Olimpik Donetsk debuts in UEFA Europa League
The debutants of UEFA Europa League, Olimpik Donetsk made their fans happy – and surprised the opponent’s team, scoring first in the game against PAOK.
Ukraine’s MFA protests against Russian “humanitarian convoy” coming to Ukraine illegally
Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs protested against 21 cars with “humanitarian aid” entering the Ukrainian territory from Russia, as the MFA informs on their website.
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.
U.S. State Dept comments on Volker’s "Ukraine lethal aid" statement
The U.S. Department of State says the issue of potential provision of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine is not on today’s agenda but Washington does not rule out that the situation will change, that’s according to Heather Nauert, the Department’s spokesperson.
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.
President will demand ceasefire regime during the phone conversations in the Normandy format
President Petro Poroshenko informed that on Monday, July 24, he would carry out phone conversations in the Normandy format and demand immediate ceasefire on the touch line.
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.
Merkel, Macron on Donbas: Fulfill Minsk, withdraw forces, let in OSCE
​German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron summarized the results of the Normandy Four negotiations. The leaders of Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia during the talks confirmed the need to fully implement Minsk agreement. This is said in a joint statement by Merkel and Macron, published on the Chancellor's website on Monday.
Putin’s dangerous new Ukraine doctrine - WSJ
Moscow has been intensifying its efforts to destabilize Ukraine. Mr. Putin has been reluctant to deploy large military forces, but fighting in Eastern Ukraine claims five or six lives a week, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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.