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The Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, is scheduled to visit the Donbas region from March 16th to 20th to assess the security situation, Interfax reports.
"From the 16th to the 20th of March, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine, Alexander Hug, will visit eastern Ukraine to assess the security situation as well as to call upon all parties concerned to contribute to peace and …
A total of 23 pro-Russian separatists were killed and 34 were injured during clashes near Avdiivka. However, pro-Russian forces have already received reinforcements from Russia and are continuing their activities near the town.
This was reported in a statement issued by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
According to this statement, separatists have created a strategic defense group consisting of the 11 separate motorized rifle regiment of Makiivka, and …
Over a 24 hour span on Saturday and Sunday, Russian-backed separatists initiated 62 attacks near Donetsk. This record number was reported by the press center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Sunday. Eight more attacks were reported near Mariupol, while one was recorded near Lugansk.
“There were 19 mortar attacks recorded along the demarcation line. The situation near Avdiivka remains tense. In addition to mortars and grenade launchers, militants also used a tank and a 122 mm cannon on two …
Pavel Gubarev, the head of the People's Militia of the Donbas, the leader of the Novorossiya (New Russia) Party and the former "People's Governor" of the Donetsk region, said the anti-government uprising in the southeast of Ukraine in 2014 was organized by external forces. In an interview with the local newspaper, he said that without such aid it would be impossible to effect a leadership change in other cities of Ukraine, Rosbalt reported.
Responding to a question about whether the repetition …
The press center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that the army repelled another separatist attack near the city of Avdiivka.
According to the report, Russian-supported separatists opened fire near Avdiivka. The weapons they used included 82-millimeter and 120-millimeter mortars, and tanks. These weapons are strictly prohibited under the Minks Agreements. “The separatists came from the direction of Yasinovataya. They tried to attack one of the Ukrainian military positions but this …
The Dutch Prosecutor, who is leading the investigation into the people responsible for the downing of flight MH17, stated that the Netherlands has received all necessary information from the U.S.A. concerning the investigation of the Boeing-777 crash over The Donbas, Deutsche Welle reported.
Fred Westerbeke stated that it is impossible to predict the completion date of the investigation. However, he promised to report the exact site of the anti-aircraft missile launch and its model this summer. …
The Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Pavlo Petrenko, claims that lawyers among the Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada have expressed readiness to support Ukraine in litigation efforts against Russia for the annexation of the Crimea, as discussed by Petrenko with UKRINFORM at the end of his visit to Canada.
"The topic of Crimea was raised by our community. They have created the Association of Ukrainian Lawyers, including leading experts and lawyers from both Canada and the United States. They were …
Russia has transported weapons, military equipment, ammunition and fuel to pro-Russian militants in the occupied Donbas region, according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
The Ministry had recorded the arrival of these supplies to Khartsyzk and Ilovaisk.
Khartsyzk had received three T-72 tanks, five BMP infantry fighting vehicles, two 152-mm self-propelled howitzers, six 122-mm D-30 howitzers, 120 tons of fuel and two cars carrying uniforms.
As of March 6, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) has counted over 1 million internally displaced persons in Ukraine, including the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, according to the message of the state agency.
"Since the start of anti-terrorist operations on the East of Ukraine, 1,018,484 people including 996,553 from Donetsk and Luhansk regions, 21,931 people from Crimea and Sevastopol have been resettled," the ESS reported. Those registered among displaced people from …
Border guard officers have resumed operations at the Marinka checkpoint which was temporarily closed yesterday due to a sniper attack by pro-Russian separatists, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service's website.
"It was due to a situation in this direction; in particular, because of provocative attacks by militants and risks to lives and health of civilians crossing the border", the statement said.
According to border guard officers, yesterday in the morning there were 10 vehicles …