• Press Center: Ukrainian Armed Forces came under fire 32 times in one day

    According to the press center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Ukrainian servicemen were fired on 32 times by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday, as reported by Krym.Realii.

    “After the work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine and its travel to the permanent bases, Russian mercenaries increased their combat activities after 17:00 and continued to attack ATO [Ukrainian Armed Forces] positions. Nearly 32 shooting attacks were recorded, 31 of which were near Donetsk,” the press center …

  • Ukrainian MP: The Ukrainian Army would be able to free the Donbas in two weeks

    Ukrainian MP and head of the Center for Military and Political Research, Dmitry Tymchuk, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine would be able to free the Donbas from pro-Russian separatists in two weeks.

    "The Ukrainian army is a real force, which, if not in a few days, then in a couple of weeks, would be able to free the Donbass. The militants only hope is Russia, that Putin will send in troops," Tymchuk said during the broadcast of the talk show "The Right to Rule" on the 1 + 1 TV channel. …

  • Russian court finds Nadiya Savchenko guilty

    A Russian court has found Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists.

    The judge in the Russian town of Donetsk said Savchenko had been driven by "political hatred".

    The ruling will not be official until the judge finishes reading it, but Russian media have stated that his wording "strongly indicates" that the judge will issue a guilty verdict.

    One of her lawyers stated earlier there was "no doubt" that the court in southern Russia would …

  • Yanukovych says asset seizure is an attempt to divert attention from Kiev's failures

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych commented on the special assets forfeiture bill that was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada, which will allow his assets to be taken away.

    "Talks about 'mythical billions' of Yanukovych are nothing more than an attempt of the current political 'losers' to divert attention of the Ukrainians from the fact that they have led the country to a political and economic collapse," he said in an interview with Reuters.

    Yanukovych assured that his assets in …

  • Crimean Tatar leader: Putin visited Crimea to 'reassure' the people

    The head of the Central Election Commission of the Crimean Tatars, Zahir Semdlyaev, believes that the purpose of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to the Crimea on March 18th was to “soothe the Crimean people who live in poor socio-economic conditions.”

    "He arrived to promise, to reassure local residents a little, to say that we must still be patient for about another hundred years, and then everything will be fine for sure. But in any case, they [the officials] are fine now, and about …