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Militants of the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics reported that the Ukrainian troops advanced 3 km into the territory of the Donbas near Stanitsya Siphonna and Donetsky settlment.
Military correspondent of the militants Marina Kharkova reports that the units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces advanced 3 km. The fighters of the Ukrainian army took up new positions and entrenched on new frontiers.
According to Kharkova, the order for the Russian militants to push the Ukrainian …
Russian militants in the Donbas open fired on a group of three Ukrainian military medics who were trying to evacuate the body of a Ukrainian soldier who had previously been killed by a mine explosion in the area of Zaitseve on Monday.
The press service of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation reported on Facebook that a group of soldiers in white helmets and with appropriate identification signs advanced to retrieve the body of the deceased after the temporary ceasefire had been agreed on with …
Ukraine is not considering amending the Constitution to consolidate the legal status of certain regions of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, stated Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in an interview with Syohodni news outlet.
"When Russia is not satisfied with the provision of some Ukrainian law or a bill, it is a problem of Russia. We are an independent state and we will pass the laws that we see fit. We respect our international obligations and always correlate our legislation with …
Ukraine is interested in including the United States and Great Britain in the Minsk and Normandy formats negotiations on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbas, said Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and deputy head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group on the Donbas Oleksii Reznikov.
"We are definitely interested in the fact that the dialogue, which is being conducted today with the Russian Federation with the help of the OSCE in the Minsk format and in the Normandy …
The Netherlands plans to involve other countries in the lawsuit against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of the downed MH17 downed airliner, said Ukrainian Ambassador to the Netherlands Vsevolod Chentsov, as cited by Ukrinform.
In particular, the judicial process can involve states whose citizens died in the plane crash.
"The Dutch side is considering the possibility of other countries joining this process. In particular, the CIS member states and the states …
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) did not notify the Russian authorities of the lawsuit against it in connection with the downing of Malaysia Airlines airliner plane over the Donbas in 2014, said the Russian Ministry of Justice in a statement.
"In the event of notification about the complaint, the Russian Ministry of Justice will start the necessary work in cooperation with the competent authorities. Before considering a substantive complaint, the European Court of Human Rights should …
The parties to the conflict in the Donbass are not able to start a constructive open dialogue on the settlement of the situation., said Dmitry Kozak, deputy head of the Russian presidential administration, in an interview with TASS news agency.
According to him, even before mid-March, Russia had "cautious hopes for a constructive open dialogue on all existing issues." "But in recent months, those hopes have been rapidly dissipating," he said.
On May 13, Kozak urgently arrived in Berlin to …
Estonia gave 2,400 Makarov pistols, which were previously in service with the Estonian army, to Ukrainian servicemen, reported the Estonian Defense Ministry.
The press service of the Estonian Defense Ministry noted that the batch of pistols was given to the Ukrainain Army in order to support Ukraine's defense capability.
Estonian Defense Minister Jüri Luik called “the Russian aggression, which continues in Crimea and the Donbas, unacceptable”. "With this shipment we are supporting our close …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said it detained in Kyiv a Ukrainian citizen, who in 2014-20 was one of the top officials in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and worked for the General Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU of the Russian Federation).
According to the SBU press service, he was actively involved in the creation of the DPR intelligence agency and other DPR structures.
"The SBU has recordings of K.'s telephone …
Dates of the witness interviews have been removed from the case materials of the downed flight MH17 in order to exclude identification of witnesses, said Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Gunduz Mammadov in an interview with Ukrinform.
"As a rule, the questioning of witnesses who are given protection cannot be conducted in an open court hearing. In such cases, even the disclosure of the time and place of wintess interviews may pose a risk to their safety. For example, the dates of the …