• Ukraine is preparing to cut off water supplies to the LPR

    The Deputy Minister for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons, George Tuka, posted on his Facebook page that Ukraine will cut off water supplies to the uncontrolled territories of the Luhansk region after the 1st of December.

    Tuka noted that an agreement on the creation of a Ukrainian enterprise, which will introduce settlements for consumed water in the territories beyond Ukraine’s control, was reached during negotiations in Minsk. Ukraine also repaired water …

  • Ukraine signs arms memorandum with Pakistan for $600 million

    On Wednesday, November 23, Ukraine signed an arms memorandum for $600 million with Pakistan, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s press service.

    The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed by Pavlo Bukin, the Director General of the state company "Ukrspecexport" and the Chairman of the Heavy Industries Taxila Pakistani Corporation, Syed Wajid Hussain. The arrangements concern the maintenance and modernization of tanks. In the 1990s, Ukraine sold three hundred and twenty T-80UD tanks to …

  • Russian FSB detains former naval officer who is accused of passing information to Ukrainian intelligence

    A former Russian officer of the Black Sea Fleet has been detained by the FSB in the Crimean city of Sevastopol for allegedly providing information to Ukrainian intelligence agencies, TASS reported.

    "On November 22, Russia’s Federal Security Service detained a former officer of the Black Sea Fleet headquarters, reserves Captain II rank Leonid Parkhomenko," a source told the Russian news agency.

    "Parkhomenko was fulfilling tasks given to him by the Ukrainian military intelligence, and provided …

  • Russia’s Defense Ministry has buried nearly a thousand soldiers in three years

    According to representatives from the Russian Defense Ministry, the burial costs of active military personnel “does not exceed 0.25%.” Most of the money was spent to pay for the funeral of the Great Patriotic War veterans and military retirees.

    The Ministry of Defense originally provided other data that showed that funeral costs for active personnel amounted to not more than 5% of the RUB 20.9 billion, but later the department announced it was a typo. Taking into account the typo, the number …

  • EU transferred equipment worth 2.2 million Euros to Ukraine to strengthen Belarusian-Ukrainian border

    On Tuesday, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine transferred technical equipment and transport vehicles, worth €2.2 million, to the country’s State Border Guard Service to aid in strengthening their border with Belarus.

    According to the website of the State Border Guard Service, this technical assistance is part of the second phase of the SURCAP international project, which aims to strengthen the capacities of the border agencies of Ukraine and Belarus by protecting their common …