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.
Poroshenko, Merkel discuss Donbas peacekeeping idea over phone
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed positions on the implementation of an initiative to deploy a UN peacekeeping mission to occupied areas in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to the presidential press service.
IED blast kills 2 Ukrainian border guards in Luhansk region
Two border guards were killed as a result of an explosion of an unidentified explosive device outside Stanytsia Luhanska in the war-torn Luhansk region, the press service of the State Border Guard Service reported.
Militants claim to have detained “Ukrainian intelligence officers” for attempted murder of their Minister
DNR militants claim to have detained the organizers of the explosion aiming to kill the “DNR Minister of Income” Timofeev, according to Novosti Donbasa.
18 attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas over 24 hours, one soldier killed
The Russia-backed terrorists intensified the attacks on Ukrainian Army in the Donbas conflict zone by night, using mostly small arms and grenade launchers, the Ukrainian Army HQ informs.
One Ukrainian soldier injured in Donbas over the day
Illegal armed forces in occupied Donbas violated the truce 19 times over the past 24 hours. Almost for every second shelling, Ukrainian forces responded with fire. As a result of the hostilities, one Ukrainian defender was injured, the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ reported in Facebook.
US supports proposal on introduction of peacekeepers in Donbas, - Poroshenko
The United States of America supported the proposal of Ukraine regarding the introduction of UN peacekeeping mission to Donbas territory. This was stated during a briefing after a meeting with American leader Donald Trump, by the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Lavrov: UN peacekeepers needed in Donbas only to guard OSCE observers
UN peacekeepers are needed in Donbas, but only to guard the OSCE observers. This is Moscow’s view of the mission, phrased by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
Poroshenko shows proof of Russian military presence in Donbas during UN Security Council meeting
The Russia’s mantra that "we are not there" does not hold water (on Russian military presence in Donbas), according to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko’s address during the UN Security Council meeting, broadcasted by 112.UA Channel.
Russia’s offer to bring UN peacekeepers to Donbas is ‘mockery over Ukraine’, - ex-president
The Kremlin has been ‘mocking’ Ukraine and the rest of the world by offering to implement the UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas. Leonid Kuchma, the ex-president of Ukraine and this country’s official envoy in the Minsk talks group, said that in the commentary for the press during the Yalta European Strategy forum.
OSCE spots three convoys of military equipment 15 km from Luhansk
SMM OSCE observers spotted militant military equipment being moved 15 km from Luhansk, according to their page on Facebook.
Poroshenko to meet with Trump on Sept 21 – media
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is planning to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump amid a visit to New York City to participate in a UN General Assembly session, according to the Ukrainian news agency RBC Ukraine.
UN peacekeepers will help restore integrity of Ukraine, - Nauert
Introduction of the UN peacekeeping mission to the east of Ukraine will protect citizens from armed violence and contribute to the restoration of sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state. This was stated on Wednesday by the spokesperson of the US State Department Heather Nauert in Washington, Ukrinform repoprts.
Militants shell 25 times in Donbas, one Ukrainian soldier wounded
The intensity of shelling by the militants has somewhat decreased in Donetsk conflict zone over the past day. During this period, illegal armed groups shelled 25 times the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as a result of which one Ukrainian serviceman was injured. This was reported by the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ in Facebook page.
Peacekeepers in Donbas: Risk of legal Russian military on Ukrainian territory
According to media reports, one of the components of the Donbas reintegration bill may be the introduction of international peacekeeping mission to the region. The question is not as simple as it seems at first glance.
Donbas crisis sore spot between U.S. and Russia – State Dep.
The U.S. Department of State has again spoken out for settling the conflict in Donbas with respect for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Poland is ready to support deployment of UN peacekeepers in Donbas
Poland is ready to support the deployment of the UN peacekeepers in Donbas and actively take part in the settlement of the situation in the East of Ukraine as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council since January 1, 2018. The Deputy of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Batrocz Cichocki claimed this at the meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Sergy Kyslytsya as Ukrinform reported.
Why Putin needs peacekeepers in Donbas?
Vladimir Putin decided that the issue of peacekeepers "would benefit the settlement of the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine." And he instructed the Russian Foreign Ministry to submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council for consideration.
Russian variant of UN peacekeepers deployment is unacceptable, - Kuchma
Deployment of the UN peacekeepers to Donbas at the suggestion of Russia is unacceptable for Ukraine. The representative of the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas in Minsk Leonid Kuchma claimed this at the briefing in Dnipro on September 8 as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Donbas: 25 attacks on Ukrainian positions
The overall combat situation in eastern Ukraine remains complicated. Russian mercenaries have fired on Ukrainian positions 25 times over day, using mostly small arms and RPGs.
"School-year ceasefire": Donbas militants attack Ukraine 34 times in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 34 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
75 percent of cases of interference in OSCE SMM work took place in Donbas
Since February 2017, the OSCE has reported over 500 cases of hindering activity of its monitoring missions. According to Ertugrul Apakan, the head of the OSCE SMM, 75 percent of such cases took place in the militant-occupied areas of Donbas.
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