• OSCE to install video cameras in front-line villages in eastern Ukraine

    The First Deputy Head of the Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE in Ukraine, Oleksandr Hug, said that the Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE will install the video cameras in the frontline villages of the Donbas, as News of Donbas reports.

    "Our observers will try to increase their presence in this area and to monitor the situation around the clock. We are now looking for a suitable place to install the cameras in each town. The cameras will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week," Hug …

  • John McCain: The US will never recognize the annexation of the Crimea

    US Senator John McCain said the United States will continue to support the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Crimea as part of it. He said this in a video which was broadcasted in the Seimas of Lithuania on the occasion of the World Congress of the Crimean Tatars.

    This was reported by the press service of the Presidential Commissioner on the Crimean Tatar Affairs, Mustafa Dzhemilev, on April 11th.

    "I wish I was able to be there with you today and express gratitude for the efforts on …

  • Ukraine delivers first batch of dairy products to EU countries

    Ukraine has sent the first shipment of dairy products to the EU, as reported by Korrespondent.net citing, the Press Service of the Milk Alliance group of companies. The products were received by the Ukrainian Trading House Nadezhda (Hope) and were sent to the city of Varna, Bulgaria.

    "The order is a trial run to study the demand and consumer preferences. Products will be available in specialty stores that serve people from CIS countries," the head of the group’s governing board, Sergiy …

  • Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas: The annexation of Crimea violated the peaceful life of the Crimean Tatars

    After the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula, "peaceful life of the Crimean Tatars in their homeland has been violated," the Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas, Loreta Graužinienė, said during the meeting of the Coordination Council of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars, which started on April 11 in Vilnius (Lithuania), Krym.Realii reported, with reference to the press service of the Commissioner of the President of Ukraine on the Crimean Tatar Affairs, Mustafa Dzhemilev.

    According to …

  • Separatist Commander: We are in a difficult situation in Avdiivka

    Alexander Khodakovsky, the commander of the separatist Vostok battalion, says that in many ways the fighting in the Avdiivka industrial zone can be compared to the battle for the Donetsk Airport*, though the current situation is unique.

    "The strategic difference between the fight in Avdiivka and the Airport is that then we had to only even the curve of the front in a more favorable way for us. We had to push the enemy further from the city," Khodakovsky wrote on his LiveJournal page.

    "Here, …