• Chairman of Verkhovna Rada: 200 Crimean judges were dismissed due to violation of oath

    The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Andriy Parubiy, stated on the 18th of July at the final press conference in Kiev that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dismissed 193 judges from annexed Crimea for violation of oath. Two hundred and seventy judges were dismissed during the fourth session, including two judges of the Constitutional Court and also 193 judges from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, also for violation of oath.

    The MPs adopted the corresponding resolution on each judge separately …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Pro-Russian separatists opened fire on a crowd in the Donbas

    Three civilians in the occupied part of the Donbas region were shot by pro-Russian separatists. The dissatisfaction of the local population with the presence and actions of the separatists is growing within the occupied territories of the Donbas region, as reported by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine on Facebook.

    According to Ukrainian Intelligence, three local residents were seriously wounded by gunshots during a spontaneous meeting against the …

  • Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in the Donbas

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 14 were wounded on Monday in the deadliest day for the Ukrainian Armed Forces in two months, RBC-Ukraine reported.

    "In the past 24 hours, as a result of military operations, seven Ukrainian servicemen died and 14 were injured," military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters.

    "Things have escalated for the simple reason that this is what [the separatists] want. They do not want to live in peace,” Lysenko added.

    Monday had the highest death toll for …

  • Ukrainian representative in Minsk: There are 702 Russian tanks in the Donbas

    There are more Russian tanks in the temporarily occupied territories than in Germany and the UK combined.

    This was said on-air on Channel 5 by the representative of Ukraine in the Minsk talks, Yevhen Marchuk.

    He assured that Ukrainian intelligence knows exactly through which railway crossing and border checkpoints trains come from the Russian side, how much and what kind of equipment is being transported, and where it is being unloaded.

    “It is absolutely certain that on that side there are 70 …

  • Lawyer: The list of persecuted Crimean Tatars is getting longer every week

    Mark Feygin, a Russian lawyer, says that he has compiled a list of Crimean Tatars who are political prisoners and who are being persecuted on political grounds. According to him, this list is getting longer every week, Krym.Realii reported.

    He also says that the list should be included “in future resolutions and statements by official and non-governmental international organizations”.

    “It is at 18 people today, but this list grows with each passing week. We as the defenders of the Crimean …