• Bellingcat: Ukrainian positions were attacked more than 300 times from Russian territory in 2014

    During the summer of 2014, Russia launched more than 300 attacks on Ukraine using Grad-type rocket launchers, according to the founder of the international investigative group, Bellingcat, Eliot Higgins.

    In an interview with German TV Channel ARD, he said, “We investigated the attacks on Ukraine during the summer of 2014. There was much evidence indicating that attacks were launched from the other side of the border, from Russia, but there was also a lack of evidence.”

    Higgins said that with …

  • Poroshenko: Savchenko agreed to end her hunger strike

    Nadiya Savchenko has agreed to stop her hunger strike after speaking over the phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

    “Together with Nadzheda Savchenko’s mother, Maria Ivanovna, and her sister, Vera, we asked Nadiya to stop her hunger strike. Thankfully, she agreed,” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.

    Savchenko had been on a dry hunger strike for two weeks.

    Earlier, the Ukrainian President said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin “seemed to manage” to agree to preliminary terms …

  • Ukrainian journalist: The situation in Avdiivka is becoming more tense

    In his interview to the Ukrainian Hromadske Radio, Journalist Roman Bochkala, who spent a significant amount of time with the Ukrainian armed forces near Avdiivka, described the situation on the front line.

    He noted that the situation in Avdiivka is becoming more tense. "They [the separatists] are doing everything they can to take the territory back. They are absolutely reckless at sending their soldiers at our positions and this leads to numerous losses on their side. Hundreds of them have …

  • Putin and Poroshenko discuss possible prisoner exchange

    In a phone conversation on April 18th between the Presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko agreed to allow the Ukrainian consul general in Rostov to visit Nadiya Savchenko.

    On Poroshenko’s official website, he had urged Moscow to allow Ukrainian or German doctors to see the famous prisoner "due to the worsening health of Nadiya Savchenko." The parties have agreed "about the immediate admission of the consul general of Ukraine in Rostov to Nadiya Savchenko.”

    On …

  • Lyashko: 51 Ukrainian MPs signed an initiative to impeach President Poroshenko

    Interfax-Ukraine reported that according to the Radical Party leader Oleg Lyashko, 51 Members of the Parliament signed an initiative to impeach the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

    "The draft resolution of the Verkhovna Rada [the Ukrainian Parliament] on establishment of the Special Investigative Commission of the Verkhovna Rada and the beginning of impeachment procedures against the President of Ukraine are based on the investigation of offshore companies... [in which Poroshenko is …