The Ukrainian ATO press center has reported on its Facebook page that militants shelled Ukrainian Forces in the Donetsk region 18 times. The press center noted that militants are increasingly using weaponry prohibited by the Minsk Agreements. According to the report, militants launched attacks from tanks, armoured infantry vehicles and heavy machine guns on a Ukrainian team site in the Nevelskoye region.
They also shelled Ukrainian Forces near Luganskoye from anti-tank mounted grenade …
Ukraine may be able to prove in court that the country cannot pay the debt owed to Russia due to ongoing attacks.
According to an attorney, Kiev may even make a counterclaim against Russia. Ukraine may not only be able to overturn the $3 billion debt owed to Russia, which was borrowed by the government of the former president, Victor Yanukovch; but the country may make a counterclaim against Moscow due to the destruction and loss created during the military invasions in Crimea and the Donbas. …
According to various sources, the number of Russian soldiers within the territory of Ukraine has remained virtually unchanged for a quite some time. There are almost 7,700 Russian soldiers in the Donbas region, as reported by Vadym Skybytsky, representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, speaking on Ukrainian television.
According to his data, in total there are 34,000 people in the so-called First and Second Army Corps.
"The First and Second Army …
Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky is asking for Russia to be held liable for denying his right to operate a passenger terminal at the Belbek Airport in Crimea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague has taken this complaint against the Russian Federation under consideration. Igor Kolomoisky is a Ukrainian businessman and the owner of the Belbek Airport Company. The initiation of this case was reported on the Facebook page of the Court.
He accuses the Russian Federation of …
Voice of America reports that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold a summit to discuss the controversial Kuril Islands. The Prime Minister also wished to discuss a peace treaty between the two countries, as one hasn’t been signed since the Second World War.
According to the Japanese Prime Minister, it's not "normal" that Moscow and Tokyo have not signed a peace agreement in all this time. It has been 70 years since the end of World War II.