• Ukrainian Armed Forces regain control of Shyrokyne

    A representative of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Mariupol region, Alexander Kindstafer, reported on air during a 112 Ukraine TV channel broadcast that Ukrainian servicemen fully regained control of the town of Shyrokyne in the Donetsk region.

    “Yes, a few days ago, militants entirely left their section. Our divisions have taken control of this settlement,” Kindstafer stated.

    According to him, pro-Russian separatists mined the town extensively.

     “They placed mine traps and dozens of trip …

  • Political prisoner Oleg Sentsov transferred to Chelyabinsk

    The Public Oversight Commission has visited Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov at a detention center in Chelyabinsk.

    The activists reported that the filmmaker has been transferred to a quarantine cell after being held in the basement cells, as reported by TSN News.

    "He was transferred to a quarantine cell, before that he had been in a four-bed prison cell with 11 prisoners, they took turns sleeping. Prisoner transfers are organized every day, but for some reason he is still there. He …

  • Russian government to request 130 billion rubles from pension fund for anti-crisis plan

    The Russian government will request about 130 billion rubles from the Presidential Reserve for the implementation of the anti-crisis plan, the Russian Minister of Finance, Anton Siluanov stated. This fund was established from freezing pension savings and can be used with the approval of the President and the Government.

    Meanwhile, the 2016 budget provides for the establishment of the fund in the amount of 342 billion Rubles due to the freezing of pension savings.

    “The budget provides for the …

  • Breedlove: Russia poses a long-term threat for the US and Europe

    Russia poses a long-term threat for the existence of US and Europe, the head of the US European Command and Supreme Allied Commander for NATO Allied Command Operations in Europe, Philip Breedlove stated. The security situation in Europe has become more complex and serious over the past months, Breedlove noted.

    Speaking to the House Armed Services Committee to report on the security situation in Europe, Breedlove pointed to a number of challenges such as Russia’s behavior, a massive influx of …

  • Activists block 14 Russian trucks in Ukraine

    Representatives of the ‘Freedom Party’ reported that 14 vehicles were detained in Chernovitskaya during the blocking of Russian trucks through Ukraine.

    “Deputies of the local and regional councils participated in the blockade. Now, there are 14 Russian vehicles near the Prorubne checkpoint. The trucks will not be allowed entry.” as was reported on the 27th of February by the ‘Freedom Party.’

    The representatives of the ‘Freedom Party’ and other activists are blocking Russian trucks in other …