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 …
Poltorak: We stopped one of the most powerful armies in Europe
One of the most powerful armies on the continent was stopped by Ukrainian army in the Donbass region, as stated on a briefing earlier today by Stepan Poltorak, Ukrainian Minister of Defense.
"We were able to upgrade our armed forces and their combat effectiveness. In the East we stopped one of the most powerful armies in Europe and stabilized the situation. We have equipped numerous lines of fortifications," - said Poltorak, …
Ukrainian has been added to the language list for MAVNI
The Military Acquisitions of Vital National Interest program, or MAVNI, authorizes the military services to specifically recruit foreign nationals in high-demand healthcare specialties or who possess certain language skills in short supply
A majority of the MAVNI recruits have been medical doctors who enlist in the U.S. Army Reserve and who receive an officer’s commission once they obtain U.S. citizenship.MAVNI recruits do not have to …
As per the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Press Centre,Two soldiers of the 128th Brigade were wounded during the last night shelling of the township of Stanytsya Luhanska.Russian heavy weaponry “pulled back” as per the Minsk Treaty was used again last night.This time it was the positions of the Transcarpathian 128th Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces that got hit by the enemy fire from the right bank of Seversky Donets river.Both wounded were hospitalized and are receiving the …
Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 13 injured over the past day in the zone of the antiterrorist operation.
As stated by Alex Motuzyanyk, a spokesman of the presidential administration at a traditional Thursday briefing this morning.
He said the past day reflected the intensification of fighting in the east of Ukraine.
"During the last day of hostilities, seven Ukrainian troops were killed and another 13 injured."
According to Motuzyanyk, these losses were sustained near the township …
According to the informartion published by “Information Resistance” group as of August 26, 2015 the following numbers of Russian-terrorist forces are operating in the occupied areas of Eastern Ukraine
(dynamics update for the last 2 months in brakets)
- Personnel - up to 45 thousand. (decrease of 3-5 thousand)
- Tanks - about 600 units. (increase of 200 units.);
- Armored Combat Vehicles - 1430-1450 units. (decrease of more than 400 units.);
- Artillery - approx. 770 units., Incl .:
Russian military prepared five pontoon ferries to transport forces across Seversky Donets river.As stated by the press service of Alexander Turchinov, National Security and Defense Council Secretary.According to Turchynov, the Russian Army engineering units have set up 5 pontoon ferries across the river of Seversky Donets at the site, where the river separates Ukraine and Russia, also equipping the access roads to these crossings."Thus, military infrastructure is being set up to ensure the …
Another loud voice joins the chorus accusing The White House of inactivity in providing support to Ukraine.Ohio Governor John Kasich congratulated Ukrainians on Ukrainian Independence day.
Praising the democratic progress in Ukraine he stated that US has a moral obligation in supporting Ukrainians on their way to democracy.
Turning his voice to the White House he stated that,“Strong U.S. support for Ukraine is critically important, especially as we see the country that feels ‘threatened’ by a …
The main topic slated to be discussed in Berlin at the talks with President Pososhenko, Chancellor Merkel and President Holland, will be the ongoing reforms in Ukraine. The will be no time given to the situation in Eastern Ukraine and violations of ceasefire.German Chancellor and French president are not intending to distance themselves from Vladimir Putin on the issues of Ukraine, reports Deutsche Welle.These talks do not in any way mean formation of new coalition to stop the aggression, …