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One year after Minsk II [infographic]

Minsk II

It has been one year since the second Minsk agreement was signed in order to bring peace to Ukraine. As it was expected, decisions reached at the summit did not work. Right after signing the Minsk II Russia worked hard to demonstrate its entire attitude to the document. The ceasefire was to be implemented few […]

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Take a look into the eyes of the war via ‘Letters to the front’

Take a look into the eyes of the war via 'Letters to the front'

Wives, mothers and sisters of ATO servicemen participated in photosession for them. Director Ivan Kravchyshyn designed the idea of ‘Letters to the front’ project after he had visited hot spots of the front. ‘Ukrainska Pravda’ reports this with reference to the director. Ivan Kravchyshyn initially wanted to film material for a documentary about hostilities. But when […]

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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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War note trailer

War note trailer

#Babylon’13 creates a film about war in Ukraine. In order to make it they plan to collect video materials about warfighters, volunteers and soldiers filmed on any possible device starting from mobile phone up to camera. The aim of this film is to show what is happening in Donbas. Film creators also search for video […]

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Neither peace nor war in future

Neither peace nor war in future

Here is part of an article written by two unian journalists – Konstantin Goncharov and Tatyana Urbanska about what Ukraine has passed through in course of this year.   Since April 14, 2014, when Speaker of the Parliament and Acting President Alexander Turchynov signed a decree on carrying out anti-terrorist operation in Ukraine with involvement […]

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Relative victories and real defeat of Ukraine in this war

Relative victories and real defeat of Ukraine in this war

Here is continuation of an article written by two unian journalists – Konstantin Goncharov and Tatyana Urbanska about what Ukraine has passed through in course of this year. Read about 365 of undeclared war. On April 14, 2014 Speaker of the Parliament and Acting President Alexander Turchynov signed a decree on carrying out anti-terrorist operation […]

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365 days of undeclared war in Ukraine

365 days of undeclared war in Ukraine

Here is article written by two unian journalists – Konstantin Goncharov and Tatyana Urbanska about what Ukraine has passed through in course of this year.   One year ago after disorder organized in the East not without presence of Russian ‘green men’, the first ever full scale anti-terrorist operation started in Ukraine. Unian correspondents asked […]

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Buratino has come to them

Buratino has come to them

March 18, 2015 Civilian story, victims of war Heavy flamethrower system ‘Buratino’ inflicts other kinds of damage. However, these people were deprived of their home and documents. Visit this video page on YouTube to find more information how to help those people. Source: #Babylon’13 You can see more of their works here: Website – https://www.babylon13.com/ […]

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3 soldiers were killed during the last day

3 soldiers were killed during the last day

March 3, 2015 In course of the last day 3 Ukrainian servicemen were killed, 9 got wounded Spokesperson of anti-terrorist operation colonel Andriy Lysenko reported this at daily press briefing in Kyiv. According to him, in course of the last day 3 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in zone of hostilities. 9 soldiers were wounded. Source: […]

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Russian Federation transfers lots of weapon through Izvaryno checkpoint

Russian Federation transfers lots of weapons through Izvaryno checkpoint

February 25, 2015 Large amount of Russian military equipment enters Ukrainian territory through uncontrolled checkpoint Izvaryno Spokesperson of anti-terrorist operation colonel Andriy Lysenko reported this during press briefing in Kyiv. According to him, in course of the last two days a large amount of Russian weapon and military equipment entered Ukrainian territory. This amount included […]

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