Contents tagged with Mariupol
Ukraine plans to sign a loan agreement with France for the amount of 64 million euro to provide Mariupol with drinking water. On Thursday, the Cabinet of Ministers met and approved the draft contract with the French Government and authorized the Minister for Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine, Vadym Chernysh to sign it. The project includes the development of a general plan to improve Mariupol’s water supply and wastewater disposal systems by 2040. 70% of the …
The Mariupol Maritime Border Guard detachment of the Ukrainian State Border Service was supplemented by a new UMS-1000 PC 12 M-2 small patrol boat, reported the Ukrainian military portal. During exercises, this boat showed a maximum speed of 45.5 knots, the statement reads.
Moreover, tests showed that even when running at maximum engine power of three thousand revolutions per minute, it makes less noise than the basic UMS-1000 model. According to developers, the improvements were achieved …
Vasyl Hrytsak, Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), gave US State Department Special Representative Kurt Volker and US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch evidence of Russia's involvement in crimes against humanity on Ukrainian territory.
The SBU Press Center reports that Hrytsak specifically transmitted materials about the involvement of the Russian army in the shelling of Mariupol and Volnovakha in 2015, an event that resulted in the deaths of 48 Ukrainians.
"Along with the escalation of …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has handed over proof of the involvement of Russian military personnel in artillery shelling of Mariupol in Donetsk Oblast on January 24, 2015 to the International Court of Justice in The Hague,as stated at a briefing by SBU Chairman Vasyl Hrytsak.
"As of today, these materials have been transferred to the UN International Court and sent to 184 Ukrainian institutions abroad," he said.
In addition, evidence about the participation of the Russian army in …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has decided to submit to the International Court of Justice evidence of the involvement of Russian servicemen in the shelling of Mariupol in the Donetsk region on January 24, 2015.
This was announced at a briefing by the head of the Security Service, Vasyl Hrytsak.
On the website of the SBU, information was published about the involvement of Russian military personnel in the shelling of the Vostochny neighborhood in Mariupol. In particular, it has been …
The First Deputy Commander of the United Forces, Major-General Valery Zaluzhny, stated on the Joint Forces Operation Facebook page that militants “tried to advance towards Mariupol,” the Delovaya Stolitsa news outlet reports.
“From the beginning of the Joint Forces Operation, the situation in the area of combat actions has remained tense,” Zaluzhny stated. “The enemy was most active near Avdiivka and Mariupol.”
He went on to say: “In the area of Avdiivka, the enemy keeps trying to take …
President Petro Poroshenko is going to invite Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras to visit Mariupol and the Greek community on the Azov Sea, as stated on the Ukrainian President’s website.
“We will reach an agreement. We will come with our Greek partners to launch several important projects on education, construction and support of the church. And many other things that will come from you, and I will defend it,” said Poroshenko when speaking with people of the Greek community of Mariupol. …
The order to withdraw Azov regiment from Shyrokyne was given at the request of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as stated by the founder and former commander of the Azov regiment, People's Deputy Andriy Biletsky in an interview with Apostrophe. He believes that the decision to remove Azov from the front line was directed against him personally and against the soldiers and argued that "this is a classic meanness" by the Ukrainian authorities.
"This was a decision directed both against me and …
The fighting near the city of Mariupol has intensified, as reported by Ukrainian volunteers organization “Come back alive” on their Facebook page.
“The enemy continues intensive shelling of Ukrainian front line positions using large caliber mortars and artillery. According to confirmed information, at around 12:00 am [Kyiv time] the enemy used MLRS Grad systems. The shelling is so intensive that the sound of explosions can be heard in Mariupol. The first ambulances bringing wounded started to …
Three Ukrainian marines, who were killed in the Donbas, went on a reconnaissance mission to gather information about separatist positions at the front line near Mariupol, journalist Yuri Butusov wrote on his Facebook page.
“On 8th of January, three fighters of 501st Battalion of 36th Marine Brigade: the Commander of 3rd Division of the Marine Corps, Junior Sergeant, Sergiy Sonko (23 years old) and his subordinates Junior Sergeant, Mykola Okhrymenko (53 years old) and Senior Seaman Sergiy …