Donbas war update: 35 attacks on Ukraine, enemy shelling along entire contact line on Wed
Ukraine's Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters has reported that the situation in Donbas remains tense, as Russia's hybrid military forces have been shelling Ukrainian troops along the entire contact line; there were 35 attacks on ATO forces in total in the past day.
Militants shell 43 times, four Ukrainian soldiers injured in Donbas
Four Ukrainian soldiers were injured in ATO area due to militants’ shelling. Russian occupation forces used heavy artillery relatively less yesterday, but they continued shelling the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from other types of weapons. Militants shelled Ukrainian positions 43 times along the whole delimitation line. The majority of hostile armed provocations were recorded in the Prymorske area, and the enemy shelled from artillery caliber of more than 100 mm only in Luhansk region. This was reported by the ATO headquarters in Faceboook.
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.
Donbas: 85 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Russia-backed militants continue to shell positions of Ukrainian forces in the war-torn Donbas.
Russian artillery systems in Donbas start to shell at longer distance
Ukrainian military journalist and blogger Yuriy Butusov claims that Russian artillery systems used against the Ukrainian army in Donbas have begun shelling at longer distances.
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.
Militants deliberately destroy water supply system of uncontrolled Luhansk
Militants of the separate areas of Luhansk regions (ORLO) are deliberately destroying the water supply system of the uncontrolled Luhansk. Yuriy Hrynchak, Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and the internally displaced people, reported that on air of one of the Ukrainian TV channels.
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.
Trump administration plans to restart Ukraine peace process – Washington Post
In their Oval Office meeting in March, President Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Ukraine crisis was Europe's responsibility and that the United States wouldn't get heavily involved, according to two officials briefed on the discussion. Only two months later, the Trump administration is reversing course and planning to re-engage on Ukraine in a significant way, according to The Washington Post.
Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 50 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 50 times in the past 24 hours with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Donbas: 49 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Mortar fire was reported all over the combat zone in eastern Ukraine; Mariupol and Donetsk sector took most of the fire.
Donbas militants attack Ukraine 30 times on May 8 – ATO HQ
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 30 times on May 8 with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and five as wounded in action (WIA), the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.
Ukraine reports 9 WIAs amid 52 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 52 times in the past 24 hours with nine Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Militants beat to death local resident in Luhansk
An unarmed civilian, resident of Stanytsia Luhanska, Luhansk region (Ukraine-controlled territory), was bludgeoned to death by pro-Russian militants; the tragedy took place in Luhansk, when the ‘commandants’ detained the man and ‘reprimanded’ him in the commandant’s office.
Day in Donbas: 55 enemy attacks, 4 Ukrainian troops wounded
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 55 times in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Facebook.
Donbas militants attack Ukraine 25 times on May 1 – ATO HQ
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 25 times on May 1 with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.
OSCE SMM refuses to recognize explosion of its vehicle in Luhansk region as accident
The explosion of an OSCE Special Monitoring Mission vehicle in the militant-held part of Luhansk region was not an accident, OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug said.
President conveyed modern means of military radio communication to the border guards: One of the key elements of internal security is security on the Ukrainian border
President Petro Poroshenko visited the Main Center for Communication, Automation and Data Protection of the State Border Service of Ukraine. The Head of State conveyed means of radio communication received within the projects of international technical assistance from the U.S. Government.
Donbas: 52 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian outposts in Donbas went under fire 52 times. The enemy has been landing attacks in all sectors of the combat area; the gravest situation is observed in the Donetsk and Mariupol sectors.
OSCE observers spot tanks, missile launchers at Luhansk air field
Kremlin-sponsored mercenaries in Donbas have been keeping some of their military vehicles in the vicinities of Luhansk; the large amount of those was observed in the city’s outskirts. The Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE in Ukraine mentioned that in their report on Wednesday, April 26.
Russia to supply electric power to Luhansk
Russian government decided to provide uninterrupted supplies of electricity to Luhansk region in Ukraine in respect that Kyiv terminated electric power supply for the self-proclaimed “Luhansk People’s Republic”. Boris Gryzlov, the permanent representative of Russia in the Minsk trilateral contact group, said that, Interfax reported.
Landmine that wrecked OSCE vehicle could be Russian, - SBU
The explosive device that wrecked the OSCE car in Luhansk region could have been supplied to pro-Kremlin militants from Russia. Oleksandr Tkachuk, the spokesman of Ukraine’s Security Service reported that in his commentary for 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Russia mulls power supplies to occupied area of Luhansk region
Russian government has decided to provide the militant-occupied part of Luhansk region with uninterrupted electricity supplies, according to the Russian envoy to the trilateral contact group for the Donbas settlement, Boris Gryzlov, RIA Novosti reports.
Donbas debt on electricity almost $407 million, - Tuka
Deputy Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons George Tuka named the amount of debt for electricity supplied to the uncontrolled territories. The debt of Luhansk Energy Association (LEO) is 185 billion dollars and in Donetsk region is around 220 billion dollars.
Turchynov blames OSCE monitor's death on Russian leaders
National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine's Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov has said the death of a OSCE observer and wounds suffered by two other OSCE observers are the fault of Russia's military and political leaders.
Bloomberg: Putin aims for integration of Donbas with Russia
The Kremlin appears to publicly continue to support the 2015 Minsk agreements; however, the real strategy of president Vladimir Putin is to completely separate Donbas from Ukraine through its gradual integration with Russia. That does not include annexation of these areas, all the more official recognition of the pro-Kremlin ‘republics’ in Luhansk and Donetsk regions. That’s what Bloomberg got from three anonymous sources close to the Kremlin.
Slovyanska thermal power station stops working
The thermal power station (TPS) in Slovyansk, Donetsk region, ceased working as it fell short of anthracite coal. Previously, another four plants across the country (Prydniprovska, Trypilska, Zmiivska and Kryvoriz’ka) stopped working due to the same reason. Ukraine’s Ministry of Energy and Coal Production reported that on Tuesday, April 18.
President opening “Olympus” sports center: Sports is the best medical insurance and the most reliable protection from diseases
In the course of the working trip to Luhansk region, President Petro Poroshenko took part in a solemn opening of “Olympus” sports center where training of Ukrainian Olympic and Paralympic athletes is held.
President conveyed mobile intensive care units and special transport for medical institutions of Luhansk region
In the course of the working trip to Luhansk region, President Petro Poroshenko took part in a solemn ceremony of conveying mobile intensive care units and special transport for medical institutions of Luhansk region. The Head of State expressed gratitude to the medics of the region for loyalty to the Hippocratic Oath, selfless work, care for patients and saved lives.
President to armor crewmen: Your strength is not only about a solid armor and a powerful weaponry, it is about determination, courage and willingness to give life for Ukraine
In Luhansk region, President Petro Poroshenko met with armor crewmen of a tank unit withdrawn from the touch line pursuant to the Minsk agreements.