Fighting intensified in the East of Ukraine
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 …
How many Russian troops are there in Eastern Ukraine
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 .:
Turchynov - Russian troops preparing to cross Seversky Donets.
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 …
The Governor of Ohio congratulates Ukraine on its Independence Day. Denounces lack of support from the White House.
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 …
Merkel and Holland to Poroshenko - Not talking about Eastern Ukraine this time.
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, …
Uncertain situation in Eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian Army Press Center reports multiple cease fire violations from the areas controlled by pro-Kremlin separatists.
There have been reports of heavy artillery barrages hitting residential areas in the township of Prohorovka.
During the previous day, eight Ukrainian army personnel were wounded.
The escalations took place in the areas of Mariupol, Donetsk and Lugansk.
Ukrainian army officials also accused pro-kremlin separatists of attempting to seize the territory in the buffer zones. …
Japan will not allow Medvedev to the Kuril Islands
Possible visit of the Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev is unacceptable for Tokyo. As per “Asahi Shimbun”, this was stated by the Secretary General of the Government of Japan Esihide Suga.
The visit of the Russian Prime Minister to the Kuril Islands does not correspond to Japan’s position on these four northern islands of the southern ridge, Suga was quoted saying.
Furthermore, such a move by Medvedev would hurt the national feelings of the Japanese. Suga assured that Tokyo would make every …
John Boehner - The White House is abandoning Ukraine
The administration of the republican speaker John Boehner accused President Obama’s administration for not taking any steps towards providing Ukraine with lethal weapons.
On Wednesday Boehner's administration sent out an email with the subject "The White house is abandoning Ukraine" says UAWire.org quoting the Voice of America.
The letter says that “while Russia continues to escalate its attacks on Ukraine, USA has a moral obligation to support Ukraine. Ukraine is in desperate need of …
Russia threatens to block Wikipedia
Russian authorities are threatening to block access to Wikipedia.org.
According to the statement issued by the Russian Government Regulatory agency Wikipedia has been requested to remove certain content from their web site.
Gazeta.ru reports that the administration of Wikipedia have refused to fulfil these demands.
“Wikipedia is a free Universal Encyclopedia. It has information on majority of the world phenomena including narcotic and psychotropic substances.
When publishing articled the …
Russia has a rescue plan for Ukraine
The conflict handcrafted by Russia is slowly burning in Eastern Ukraine.While Europe is preoccupied with their own problems, Russia is sparing no efforts in pushing forward its agenda.Russian government controlled TV channels have been actively talking about the” Ukrainian Rescue” committee. The committee has recently held a press conference in Moscow to introduce themselves to the media.Strangely one of the leading members of this new body is the former Prime Minister, Nikolai Azarov, who …