• Kyiv reports attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, accuses pro-Russian militants of violating ceasefire

    Over the past 24 hours, pro-Russian militants in the Donbas opened fire on Ukrainian positions three times, the press center of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation reported.

    "During the past 24 hours, three cases of ceasefire violation were recorded at the sites of our units’ responsibility. Ukrainian defenders did not open fire in response. There are no losses among our soldiers as a result of enemy shelling," the summary of the Ukrainian command reads.

    In particular, near Vodyane the enemy …

  • Putin and Zelensky discuss Donbas settlement over the phone

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, reported the press service of the Ukrainian President.

    The parties discussed the implementation of the agreements reached during the Normandy summit on December 9, 2019 in Paris.

    Zelensky also raised the issue of security in the Donbas. The parties welcomed the agreement on a full and comprehensive ceasefire in the Donbas, which began at 00:01 on July 27. The Russian President  …

  • NATO’s warships visit Ukrainian port of Odessa

    On July 25, ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) entered the port of Odessa.

    According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy Command, among the warships are frigates of the Royal Spanish Navy Alvaro De Bazan, the I.C. of Romania REGINA MARIA and the Turkish Navy, Yildirim.

    This year, the SNMG2 group was a part of the Ukrainian-American Sea Breeze-2020 exercises aimed at fulfilling common tasks to promote security in the Black Sea region.

    The visit took place in …

  • Putin and Zelensky to sign agreement on full ceasefire in Donbas

    During his visit to the Donbas, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky announced that the agreement on a full ceasefire in the Donbas, which is expected to begin on July 27, will be signed with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as the rest of the Normandy Four member states.

    According to Zelensky, Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) reached an agreement on a full ceasefire in the Donbas, but, in his opinion, now the document requires signatures of the heads of the "Normandy Four" countries, …

  • Trilateral Contact Group reaches agreement on full ceasefire in Donbas

    The Trilateral Contact Group on the peaceful settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine, (Ukraine, OSCE, Russia) agreed on Wednesday, July 22, on a full ceasefire in the Donbas. It is reported that from July 27, additional measures to support and observe the truce for the entire period until the full comprehensive settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine come into force, reports Ukrainian Presidential Administraion.

    These measures include a ban on offensive and reconnaissance and …