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Monthly Archives: August 2015


AC/DC ‘Thunderstruck’ violin cover

AC/DC ‘Thunderstruck’ violin cover

Project ‘Music of the warriors’ presents new cover video. The hero of this cover is Lviv resident Tereza Kataryna. She’s been playing the violin since the age of 4. Today Tereza is member of Lviv Cantabile orchestra. ‘Thunderstruck’ is a well known song of the legendary Australian rock band AC/DC. It always accompanied tough guys. […]

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Russia sent 15 echelons of ammunition to Donbas in one month

Russia sent 15 echelons of ammunition to Donbas in one month

From July 25 to August 28 15 echelons of ammunition, fuels and lubricants have arrived from Russia to Donbas. Unian reports this with reference to Information Resistance Group. According to IR group, 150 tanks, 50 armored combat vehicles, 48-50 cannot artillery systems and self-propelled artillery systems, 32 multiple rocket launcher systems, more than 250 trucks with […]

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Situation in Donbas keeps escalating. Fighters violated ceasefire more than 100 times, Ukrainian forces responded with destruction of their ammunition depot

Situation in Donbas keeps escalating. Fighters violated ceasefire more than 100 times, Ukrainian forces responded with destruction of their ammunition depot

On August 27 situation in conflict zone in eastern Ukraine kept escalating. Unian reports this with reference to press service of anti-terrorist operation. The most difficult situation was in sector ‘M’ near Mariupol, fighters also kept shelling in Donetsk and Luhansk sectors (more info about locations of shelling is available on the map above). In […]

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Ukrainian soldier filmed as shell hits his trench

Ukrainian soldier filmed as shell hits his trench

The video made by Ukrainian serviceman has recently appeared on the web. A soldier filmed direct hit of a shell near his trench. At the beginning of the video the guy says that he’s just seen 3 flashes of launched shells and says he’s expecting them to fall. The two shells fall at some distance […]

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11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

11 fantastic facts about Ukraine. Areas where Ukraine is first in the world

  Ukraine got its independence only 24 years ago. Many Ukrainians have accustomed themselves to the thought that such a young state couldn’t have achieved many things. However, history of our people starts many ages ago and we have things to be proud of. There are many areas where Ukraine is first in the world, […]

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The March of Independence in Kyiv

The event to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Independence of Ukraine began with raising the national flag on the Independence Square and was accompanied by volleys of salute cannons. Here is photo reportage of the event issued by Unian. The even was held on Khreshchatyk Street in the center of Kyiv. The March was attended […]

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European and Ukrainian ambassadors congratulate Ukraine on its Independence Day

European and Ukrainian ambassadors congratulate Ukraine on its Independence Day

Today, on August 24, Ukraine celebrates its 24-th Independence Day. On this day 24 years ago Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic adopted the Act on proclamation of Independence of Ukraine. On December 1, 1991 90% of population voted for Independence in a referendum. In Kyiv celebration began with laying flowers to monuments […]

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Are you short of words because of your love to Lviv?

Are you short of words because of your love to Lviv?

Lviv has recently become one of major tourists attractions in Ukraine. People from many countries come to this place. How does it easily get its place in their hearts? This city has lots of interesting things to offer to its visitor. You can just stroll along its narrow streets taking shot of every beautiful building. […]

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Shelling in Donetsk sector and half-empty humanitarian aid trucks

Situation in ATO zone is most tense in Mariupol sector

During the previous day fighters significantly reduced their activity in the East of Ukraine. Donetsk sector suffered the largest number of shellings. Unian reports this with reference to press service of anti-terrorist operation. Russia-backed fighters traditionally used heavy weapons such as mortars of 82 and 120 mm caliber, artillery of 122 and 152 calibers. They […]

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Humanitarian convoy #36 comes to occupied Donbas

Humanitarian convoy #36 comes to occupied Donbas

Another so-called humanitarian convoy from Putin arrives to Donbas. Unian reports this with reference to press service of Russian Emergency Service. According to Russian official sources, the column consists of more than 100 vehicles that carry more than 1000 tons of humanitarian loads. These loads allegedly consist of most important goods like pasta, flour, sugar and […]

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