• Ukraine: Russia is moving troops to the administrative border of Crimea

    On August 4, a representative of the State Border Guard service, Oleh Slobodian, stated that Ukrainian border guards had observed a rotation of Russian Federation Forces in the Crimea near the administrative border, Krym.Realii reports.

    “A rotation of Russian Armed Forces is taking place at the administrative border between the occupied Crimea and the Kherson region. From July 27 to July 30, a significant part of military equipment and personnel from the Russian Armed Forces moved from the …

  • OSCE: Human trafficking has increased considerably due to the war in eastern Ukraine

    The OSCE’s Special Representative and Coordinator to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings, Ambassador Madina Jarbussynova, announced at a press briefing that the war in eastern Ukraine has led to a significant increase in the number of people who find themselves in human trafficking networks.

    "Ukraine remains a country of origin, transit and the country of those who fall into the hands of traffickers. The crisis in Ukraine only increased the number of people who are at risk and end up in …

  • New rotation of Canadian military trainers to arrive in Ukraine

    A new contingent of approximately 200 Canadian soldiers will arrive in Ukraine within the framework of operation UNIFIER to help train Ukrainian soldiers, according to the website of the Canadian Ministry of Defense.

    Members of Western Canada’s 3rd Canadian Division from Western Canada will replace their colleagues from the 2nd Canadian Division from Quebec.

    “Since first deploying on this operation, this rotation [2nd Division] has not only contributed to training over 1700 Ukrainians on 46 …

  • Ukraine and Russia to resume cooperation on uranium production

    Ukraine and Russia have signed a contract on the delivery and processing of raw uranium materials. Russian TASS news agency reported that this was announced by the Director of the International Centre for Uranium Enrichment, Gleb Yefremov.

    Ukrainian State Enterprise, Yaderne Palyvo, will send its uranium to Russia for enrichment, and it will be subsequently used for its nuclear power plants in Ukraine.

    “The contract was approved by the shareholders at a meeting held on the 31st of July, and …

  • Groysman: Ukraine intends to increase its energy independence through nuclear power and renewable energy

    Ukraine intends to increase its energy independence by increasing the electricity generation at nuclear and hydroelectric power plants, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.

    "The development of alternative energy is in wind, water and sun. These areas can give us up to 10% of needed electricity, while today provides only 1%. We also have huge potential in the field of nuclear energy – up to 60% of electricity can be produced at nuclear …