As reported by a military spokesman Oleksandr Zavtonov, a Ukrainian soldier was killed by fire from Russia-backed separatists near the Donetsk airport on October 26.
It is the first reported Ukrainian military death since mid-October, as the fragile cease-fire negotiated in Minsk in February has generally held.
At the same time a separatists spokesman accused the Ukrainian military of launching an attack on the airport. Officials in Kyiv denied that claim.
AFP reported that local residents …
Cossack armed units of the Luhansk Pro-Kremlin republic intend to start armed resistance to Russian military after November 7.
The statement was made by the Press department of the Ukrainian Ministry of defense.
The situation around Russian forces trying to exert control over the Cossack units in the separatist’s republic is spiraling out of control.
On November 7th the representatives of the Cossacks are going to hold a meeting to express their "no confidence" of the authorities of the …
An international organization, Médecins Sans Frontières, has received an official ban from the authorities of the Pro- Kremlin Donetsk Republic
Bart Janssens, MSF Director of Operation, said that the ban took effect on October 19th and there was no explanation for the ban.
Janssens stressed the importance of the work of the organization in Donetsk region.
MSF employees have been helping mostly Diabetics and people suffering from kidney diseases.
In addition since 2011 MSF employees have …
As announced by Andriy Pyvovarsky, Ukraine's Minister of Infrastructure, all flights between Ukraine and Russia will be stopped effective October 25."Technical consultations between the State Aviation Service of Ukraine and the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) were held in Brussels today, but in spite of these consultations the sanctions imposed on Russian airlines that violated the laws of Ukraine will come into force," he said.
Mr. Pyvovarsky also said that the Russian Federal Air …
Top diplomats from Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey arrived in Vienna for talks aimed at charting a new path toward ending the Syrian civil war.
The envoys from Washington, Riyadh and Ankara – all of which back groups battling against Assad – will look to sound out Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after the embattled Syrian strongman made a surprise visit to Moscow to meet President Vladimir Putin this week.
On September 30 Russia launched air strikes in Syria which …