• Tymoshenko: Yatsenyuk's dismissal should be considered this week

    According to the leader of the All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" (Batkivshchyna), Yulia Tymoshenko, the dismissal of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk should be considered at the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada on the 15th of March.

    This was said by Tymoshenko during a discussion on the Inter TV channel on the 13th of March.

    “Firstly, the issue of the dismissal of the Prime Minister should be put on the agenda. The whole government should then be relieved of their …

  • Media reports suggest Poroshenko dismissed Saakashvili

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to dismiss Mikheil Saakashvili from the post of Governor of the Odessa region, according to Odessit.ua, citing a source close to the presidential administration.

    The dismissal decree was signed by Poroshenko with an “open date” because, according to the publication, the Ukrainian President has not yet found a suitable replacement for Saakashvili.

    The Presidential administration is currently considering several well-known candidates for …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Russia deployed 90 soldiers and ammunition to the Donbas

    A total of 23 pro-Russian separatists were killed and 34 were injured during clashes near Avdiivka. However, pro-Russian forces have already received reinforcements from Russia and are continuing their activities near the town.

    This was reported in a statement issued by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

    According to this statement, separatists have created a strategic defense group consisting of the 11 separate motorized rifle regiment of Makiivka, and …

  • Observers say that Nadiya Savchenko will continue dry hunger strike

    Members of the Rostov Civic Observers Commission report that Nadiya Savchenko is in stable condition. She drinks water and has no intention of ending her hunger strike. On Saturday, public observers Valentina Cherevatenko and Vladimir Katasonov visited Savchenko, who is being held in isolation in Novocherkassk, Russia.

    Cherevatenko and Katasonov later related her condition to noted Russian photojournalist Victoria Ivleva, who relayed the observations on Facebook. According to her post, …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces reports record number of attacks near Donetsk

    Over a 24 hour span on Saturday and Sunday, Russian-backed separatists initiated 62 attacks near Donetsk. This record number was reported by the press center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Sunday. Eight more attacks were reported near Mariupol, while one was recorded near Lugansk.

    “There were 19 mortar attacks recorded along the demarcation line. The situation near Avdiivka remains tense. In addition to mortars and grenade launchers, militants also used a tank and a 122 mm cannon on two …