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Ukrainian volunteers take oath of allegiance

Ukrainian volunteers take oath of allegiance

  The 46th Separate Special Forces Battalion, originally volunteer battalion ‘Donbas-Ukraine’. It was founded when war in Ukraine began. After one year of combats the military unit still accepts volunteers to serve for Ukraine. In this reportage issued by non-governmental organization #Babylon’13 new servicemen take oath of allegiance to defend Ukraine and its people. Some militants […]

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Shelling of Shyrokine lasts for 12 hours already

Shelling of Shyrokine lasts for 12 hours already

Russia-backed fighters have been shelling Ukrainian positions in Shyrokine village for 12 hours already. This is informed by ‘Donbas’ regiment. According to ‘Donbas’, their positions are being shelled by terrorist forces. Yesterday at night they used a tank for one hour. Currently Russia-backed forces use small arms. They underline that servicemen of ‘Donbas’ and ‘Azov’ […]

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Commander Semenchenko confirms information about withdrawal of Donbas battalion from Shyrokino

Commander Semenchenko confirms information about withdrawal of Donbas battalion from Shyrokino

Member of Parliament, commander of volunteer battalion ‘Donbas’ Semen Semenchenko wrote about this in his Facebook. ‘Unfortunately, information is confirmed. Assault battalion … received order to retreat and return to Kiev’. Semenchenko underlined that after tragedy in Ilovaisk the battalion was passing through inspections for three months, after release of hostages the battalion went to […]

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Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer military formations in Ukraine

Volunteer battalions defending Eastern Ukraine. It has been a year since Ukraine faced aggression of Russian Federation. In response to social turmoil and invasion a strong volunteer movement appeared. People armed themselves to defend the country. In course of this year the initially spontaneous volunteer movement transformed into organized military structure and integrated within Ministry […]

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Russian servicemen in Ilovaisk in August 2014

Russian servicemen in Ilovaisk in August 2014

March 18, 2015 Security Service of Ukraine released a video featuring Russian servicemen in Donbas in summer of 2014   Ukrainian Security Service has demonstrated another evidence of Russian involvement in the so-called civil was in the east of country. Head of investigation department of SSU Vasyl Vovk informed this. He demonstrated a video made […]

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Infantry battles near Mariupol and Debaltsevo

Infantry battles near Mariupol and Debaltsevo

February 16, 2015 Ukrainian Armed Forces conduct infantry battles near Mariupol and Debaltsevo Member of Parliament and commander of volunteer regiment ‘Donbas’ Semen Semenchenko informed this. Sub-units of ‘Donbas’ regiment keep defense in the village of Shyrokine near Mariupol. Currently there are infantry battles. Russian-terrorist forces fire with artillery and mortars, their reinforcement is approaching. […]

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The first victims of ceasefire

The first victims of ceasefire

February 16, 2015 Since the announcement of ceasefire 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed Headquarters of anti-terrorist operation report that yesterday, after the announcement of ceasefire regime, 5 Ukrainian servicemen were killed, 25 received injures of varying severity. Since 00:00 February 15, Russian-terrorist forces shelled positions of Ukrainian forces129 times. Correspondingly, Russian-terrorist forces do not comply […]

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MPs inspect checkpoints in Eastern Ukraine

MPs inspect checkpoints in Eastern Ukraine

December 16, 2014 Newly elected members of parliament inspect checkpoints in Eastern Ukraine after scandal with humanitarian aid Yesterday, on December 15, 5 new MPs – Semen Semenchenko, Yegor Sobolev, Taras Pastuh, Dmytro Dobrodomov and Volodymyr Parasiuk went to east of Ukraine in order to inspect checkpoints of Ukrainian servicemen after a scandal with delivery […]

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Dmytro Tymchuk on possibility of open invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine

Dmytro Tymchuk on possibility of open invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine

November 7, 2014 Opinion: Dmytro Tymchuk and experts of Information Resistance group on possibility of open invasion During the last several days we observe completion of formation of strike tactical groups of the enemy in Donbas [they are precisely strike ones – their compositions, dislocation and character of activities allow us to suppose that Russian-terrorist […]

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Opinion: why do terrorists need to rewrite Minsk agreements?

Opinion: why do terrorists need to rewrite Minsk agreements?

November 5, 2014 Opinion: terrorists’ statement about readiness for negotiations and necessity to rewrite Minsk agreements is a preparation for new offense Here are opinions by journalist of espreso.tv Taras Klochko. Yesterday President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko proposed to abolish the law on special status of Donbas during the meeting of National Security and Defense […]

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