Contents tagged with Russian Invasion

  • Memory of Ukrainian Soldier Honored at U.S. Hockey Game

    At a hockey game in the United States people honored the memory of a Ukrainian-American soldier killed near Ilovaisk.

    During the hockey match in Newark between the New Jersey Devils and the Washington Capitals a photo of Mark Paslavskiy appeared on the scoreboard. The whole stadium lit up with the inscription “Heroes Among Us.” According to VIDIA, Paslavskiy was posthumously honored with the title of Hero of the Game.

    Paslavskiy, also known by the codename “Franko” was a former American Army …

  • Bordeaux City Hall Refused to Show Russian Propaganda Film about Crimea

    The Ukrainian Embassy in France reported that at least one Russian propaganda film won’t be seen by the French.

    In the French City of Bordeaux the film “Crimea - Path to the Motherland” was scheduled for screening in one of the city municipal halls on December 11th. Shot by TV channel “Russia-1”, the film tells about the annexation of Crimea by Russia and purports to justify the events that led to the war in Donbass.

    The Ukrainian Ambassador asked the mayor of Bordeaux to cancel the screening …

  • Russian 'humanitarian convoys' bring toy bombs to Ukraine.

    While Moscow claims its "humanitarian aid" trucks are carrying aid for people in Ukraine's Donbas, the true purpose of the convoys remained delivery of ammunition and supplies for the Kremlin's unmarked troops and mercenaries.These days the truce continues to hold, but the explosives units of Ukraine's armed forces are busy taking care of those "gifts" delivered by the russians.

    Over 42,000 mines and other explosives have been detected and defused by Ukrainian military in the war torn areas in …

  • Kremlin replaces puppets in east Ukraine.

    There is nothing surprising in the fact that Kremlin finds the work of its curators in the self proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic ubsolutely unsatisfactory.Hence the puppet staff is being currently replaced, as reported by The Information Resistance group.Among the indicators of failure: over a hundred of militants have left the 11th Regiment of DPR, including 19 officers who have declared an unwillingness to continue to serve in the russian-backed military units.The fact that russian …

  • U.S. to keep tough line on Russia until peace plan fully implemented.

    Despite Ukraine truce, US keeps tough line on Russia.

    The U.S. assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland warned on Thursday that the United States would maintain economic sanctions imposed on Russia over its intervention in Ukraine until the terms of the peace plan are fully implemented.“We will judge Russia and the separatists by their actions, not their words,” she said. “We will work with the EU to keep sanctions in place until the Minsk agreements are fully implemented. “And of course, …

  • Origin of Russian missile that downed MH17 uncovered.

    According to the report by Bellingcat.com, the origin of the russian Buk missile launcher that downed MH17 over east Ukraine last summer has been uncovered.Having analysed a great number of photographs and videos shared online after the downing of Malaysian MH17 it was possible to confirm the location where each image was recorded and discover additional information that further evidenced when and where the Buk missile launcher was on July 17, 2014.It was discovered that one particular Buk …

  • Russian warships attack targets in Syria.

    As reported, at his meeting with President Putin Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that Russian warships of Caspian Flotilia have launched a total of 26 cruise missiles at IS facilities in Syria, destroying all targets. The strikes came from Russia’s fleet based the Caspian Sea, which borders Russia, Iran and three other littoral countries."Four of our destroyers launched 26 cruise missiles at 11 targets from the Kalibr Marine Base". Mr Shoigu insisted the operation destroyed all …

  • NATO says Russian explanation on Turkish airspace unacceptable.

    NATO rejects Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated the air space of alliance member Turkey by mistake. 

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg described the incidents as "extremely dangerous" and "unacceptable". He also expressed deep concern over reports of a substantial Russian military build-up, including ground troops and ships in the eastern Mediterranean.

    At the same time, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he was losing patience with Russian violations of his country's …

  • U.S. to put more pressure on ISIS in Syria.

    According to U.S. military and administration officials, the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS has begun preparing to open a major front in northeastern Syria, aiming to put pressure on Raqqa, the terrorist group’s de facto capital.Two important steps were approved last week by President Obama to set the offensive in motion, officials said. Mr. Obama ordered the Pentagon, for the first time, to directly provide ammunition and perhaps some weapons to Syrian opposition forces on the ground.He also …

  • Turkey concerned over Russian strikes in Syria.

    Turkish President Erdogan said that Russian air strikes against the anti-Assad forces in Syria are “unacceptable” and warned that these air strikes may alienate Moscow in the region.Erdoğan said he expressed his views on Russia's air strikes during his visit to Moscow at the end of September, as well as in a recent phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It saddens us that Moscow is taking such steps despite Turkey. We have a 911km border with Syria. Russia doesn’t have a border. In …