According to the reports of Ukrainian financial Monitoring Agency the value of the assets of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych and the former government officials has increased over the summer months.As of the end of August The value of the frozen assets of the former high rank Ukrainian officials from Yanukovych’s government amounted to 107.2 million US dollars, 15.9 million Euros and 135 million Swiss Francs. This is 13.1 million Swiss Francs more than it was in the end of May. …
Bulgaria has closed the country's airspace to Syrian-bound Russian flights.
Bulgarian authorities have not given any reason for refusal to provide an airspace to two Russian flights.The planes will have to take an alternate route over Iran.Russian Federation has submitted a request to Bulgarian authorities to provide airspace to two Russian flights to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria.Bulgarian authorities have refused to provide an airspace without giving an official reason.On Monday, …
Bulgaria closed its air for Russian aircrafts with humanitarian aid to Syria.
According to the Greek edition of Kathimerini, the decision of Bulgaria will "simplify” the life of Greek government. "We have enough information that makes us have serious doubts about the cargo of the planes, which is the reason for the refusal," the Bulgarian foreign ministry’s spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Earlier it was reported that Greece received a request from the US to prohibit Russian aircraft with …
Andrei Purgin, President of the National Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has been ousted from his position and his deputy Denis Pushilin has taken over his seat.The arrest warrant has been issued for a head of the National Council of Donetsk Republic, Mr. Alexandrov. Mr. Purgin and Mr. Alexandrov were initially prevented from entering Donetsk Republic at the Uspenka border crossing with Russia on Friday. After several hours they managed to make their way to Donetsk. …
Much of the blow from Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea fell on Ukraine’s navy, which lost two-thirds of its men, the majority of its ships and its Black Sea port in SevastopolBy Steven Beardsley in Stars and Stripes
Ukrainian Space Agency visits NASA
On the 1st of September a Ukrainian delegation headed by Lubomyr Sabadosh, Chairman of the National Space Agency of Ukraine began a visit to the United States.A few meetings already took place as of September the 2d: a meeting with NASA, and a number of leading companies in the US space industry, including «Orbital ATK» and «Boeing».
Negotiations showed unlimited prospects of deepening cooperation between Ukraine and the USA in the field of space research …
According to the press service of the National Security Council after the meeting held on Wednesday, a new Military Doctrine draft has been adopted and passed for approval to the President of Ukraine.
The document defines the Russian Federation as a military adversary of Ukraine and takes into account the high probability of a large-scale military campaign against Ukraine.
In addition, new military doctrine confirms the rejection of the policy of non-alignment and restores the strategic …
Training mission of Canadian troops - Operation UNIFIER starts in Ukraine.
YAVORIV, Ukraine - As Canadian soldiers stepped from the CC-177 Globemaster aircraft and onto the tarmac at the Lviv International Airport, they took the first steps towards starting what promises to be a busy autumn.
The soldiers arrived in theatre in two groups on 25 and 31 August. The majority of the soldiers came from 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) based at Garrison Petawawa, Ontario. They will spend …
Ilovaysk, is one of the biggest tragedies of the war in Ukraine. This was the first face to face combat between Russians and Ukrainians troops.One year later, the volunteer soldiers paint a picture of incompetence and negligence on the part of army leadership.The soldiers’ plight and their apparent dispatch into battle with little training and inadequate equipment has sparked scorn across Ukraine.Volunteer commanders have denounced what they say is the government’s neglect.
Last August when …
Success of Ukrainian Partisans
A brilliant operation of a Ukrainian guerilla group named after Svyatoslav Horobry brought down Yasinuvatsky Engineering Plant today.
The plant had been used by the Russian invaders to carry out repair and restoration works on armored vehicles. As noted by Alexander Danyluk, the head of “Spilna Sprava” on his FB page. At 4:20 pm the power lines and hydro substation feeding the plant were blown up. The plant is completely stopped.
The Russians are setting up …