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Russia sends another humanitarian convoy to Donbas

Russia sends another humanitarian convoy to Donbas

Convoy with so-called humanitarian aid makes its way to Ukraine. Russian Federation violates international norms for 28th time. In the morning of May 28 new columns of so-called Russian humanitarian convoy started to Ukraine. According to Russian officials, the column consists of 100 trucks that carry 1000 tons of ‘humanitarian aid’. They ensure that trucks […]

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It was impossible to blow up runway of Donetsk airport, – ‘cyborg’

It was impossible to blow up runway of Donetsk airport, - ‘cyborg’

On Putin’s birthday terrorist fighters behaved like zombies. Runway of Donetsk airport was impossible to destroy. Cyborg, defender of Donetsk airport, serviceman of 95th airborne brigade Ivan Trembovetskiy said that during his interview for Ukrainian ‘Channel 5’. ‘Runway was impossible to destroy’, – said cyborg with call sign ‘Sea cadet’. – ‘it was recently built. […]

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Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

  Statements of detained Russian serviceman Aleksandrov contradict to interviews of his wife. Arrested men complain that Russian embassy doesn’t pay attention to them. Two Russian servicemen were recently arrested in Eastern Ukraine. Reaction of Russian side on their appearance in Media was more than strange. Russia and self-proclaimed republics gave different version of origin […]

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Luhansk fighters are ordered not to let OSCE mission access border area

Luhansk fighters are ordered not to let OSCE mission access border area

Luhansk fighters confirmed prohibition to Special Monitoring Mission of OSCE to access border zone between Ukraine and Russia. Radio ‘Freedom’ informed this. OSCE representatives spoke to commander of border unit in town of Krasnodon (Luhansk oblast), he underlined that he had got clear order of ‘the high commandment’ not to let members of Special Monitoring […]

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General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

Ukrainian General Staff is not going to exchange Russian officers of Main Intelligence Department for Ukrainian prisoners. Spokesperson of the General Staff Vladyslav Seleznyov informed this. ‘These guys aren’t war prisoners, we cannot recognize them as war prisoners due to legal status of our country today. But they are terrorists who have committed crime because […]

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Whose servicemen? Russian officials deny Russian origin of two recently detained servicemen

Whose servicemen? Russian officials deny Russian origin of two recently detained servicemen

Story of two Russian servicemen caught in Eastern Ukraine gets more and more details. Yesterday night Advisor to Head of Security Service of Ukraine Markian Lubkivskiy published new photos of two detained soldiers. Lubkivskiy informed this in Facebook. He tried to call to their relatives in Russia, but they don’t respond. ‘They are scared, surprised, […]

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You don’t have to choose, we’ve done it for you

You don’t have to choose, we’ve done it for you.

Ballots for ‘referendum’ with ready marks brought to Torez Few days ago an echelon with military equipment and ammunition arrived to town of Torez in Donetsk oblast. The load for Russia-backed fighters also included ballots for referendum. The ballots already had votes for joining Russia. According to press service of anti-terrorist operation, prisoners from labor […]

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Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Ukraine

Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Ukraine

Meanwhile almost 7 000 civilians and more than 1600 servicemen have laready been killed by Russian aggression. Today Ukraine celebrates Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for the first time. This date was established by presidential decree ‘On Measures to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazism in Europe and the 70th anniversary of Second […]

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Fighters don’t stop using banned weapons

Fighters don’t stop using banned weapons

In Eastern Ukraine situation is still tense. Russia-backed fighters keep using weapons officially banned by Minsk agreements. Press center of anti-terrorist operation informs about this on Facebook. On May 6, 2015 fighters shelled positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces more than 40 times in total. From midnight to 06.00 pm ceasefire regime was violated 32 times. […]

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Photos of one of the hottest spots in the conflict zone

photos of Pisky

Servicemen of battalion of territorial defense ‘Kyiv-1’ showed photos of village of Peski. This village is located not far from Donetsk airport and Ukrainian positions in it are under constant shelling of the enemy. Recently defenders of the village observe increased activity of Russia-backed forces, number of cases of shelling has increased. The settlement transformed […]

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