• Warehouses with ammunition were blown up in Ukraine - Kyiv suspects subversion and asks for NATO assistance

    During the night of March 23 in a military depot in the city of Balakliia, located 95 km from the city of Kharkiv, a fire occurred which caused the detonation of ammunition. The warehouse area is 680 hectares. Ammunition was delivered from the depot to the war zone in the east of Ukraine. There are no casualties among the military and civilian population, but a 54-year-old woman received shrapnel wounds.

    The fire occurred at several sites where artillery shells of 125 and 152 mm caliber were …

  • Ukraine accuses Russia of a brazen assassination of a key witness in Yanukovych case

    Denis Voronenkov, former deputy of the Russian State Duma, was killed in the center of Kyiv on March 23. He moved to Kyiv in October 2016, when he gave evidence in the case of high treason against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. In December 2016, Voronenkov received Ukrainian citizenship.

    The killer shot Voronenkov while he was leaving the Premier Palace Hotel with a bodyguard. The former deputy died on site from his wounds. The bodyguard has been hospitalized (according to Yuriy …

  • Who tortured Ukrainian military scouts detained by separatists?

    Author: Dmytro Snegiryov, Head of Prava Sprava public initiative.

    On March 10th, the press office of the Ministry of State Security (MSS) of the Luhansk People’s Republic (MSS LPR) released a video recording of the interrogation of military scouts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Ukrainian captives said on camera that law enforcement agencies in Ukraine as well as soldiers are engaged in subversive activities in the temporarily annexed territories.

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) …

  • Security Service of Ukraine: Russian espionage ring was uncovered in Odessa

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and military counterintelligence announced the detention of several members of a Russian spy ring in Odessa, as reported by the press service of the SBU.

    As counterintelligence states, the leader and coordinator of the group is a Ukrainian citizen. She was trained in the annexed Crimea, and participated in the events at Kulikovo Field on May 2, 2014.

    "The detention of all active members of the group in Odessa was carried out during a transfer of important …

  • Media reveals that Russia imports more than ten thousand tons of Ukrainian coal from the Donbas daily

    For the period of March 1 to 20, more than three thousand gondola cars loaded with coal crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border. This is evidenced by the statistical data of JSC Russian Railways or JSC RŽD.

    According to the data, 3,400 thousand open-top wagons of coal were sent to Russia from the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions uncontrolled by Ukrainian government during the first twenty days of March.

    This amounts to more than 230,000 tons of anthracite exported to Russia or about ten …