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Kiev, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The direction of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic denounced today the attack against rebel posiotions by artillery led by ... parliament) approved a law presenting Russia as aggressor in the Donbass conflict, although there are only the rebels fighting the Ukrainian army.
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Russia's transgressions: G7 countries have in recent years criticized Moscow's foreign policy, including its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, its intervention in the Syrian civil war and its cyber attacks on the US and European countries. US sends deputy: The US was represented at the G7 ...
According to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the U.S. has been the largest donor of non-lethal military-technical assistance to Kiev since the armed conflict between government troops and pro-independence rebels started in eastern Ukraine in April 2014. In December 2017, the U.S. State Department ...
“The work was directed at the Russian audience,” Bespalov says. “Even the fake Ukrainian sites weren't there to change minds in Ukraine. The point was to remove Russians' doubts about the war in Ukraine and about ourselves because we have a weak economy, because we have few political freedoms.
The conflict between government troops and pro-independence rebels in Ukraine's eastern region of Donbas has been raging since April 2014, claiming close to 10,000 lives. On March 26, the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas crisis has reached an agreement on a fresh round of ceasefire in the region ...

Ukrainian Army combat engineers prepare foucade bombs for the destruction at Donbas (Donetsk region), Ukraine, on June 11, 2014. (XINHUA/SIPA). KIEV, April 5 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine will end its "anti-terror" operation (ATO) against pro-independence rebels in the eastern region of Donbas in May, ...
KIEV, April 5 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine will end its "anti-terror" operation (ATO) against pro-independence rebels in the eastern region of Donbas in May, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Thursday. "We are moving to another format of the country's defense," Poroshenko was quoted as saying ...
For instance, the United States also recently provided lethal defensive weaponry for Ukraine to fight Russian-backed rebels. Senior Trump administration officials have left no doubt on multiple occasions since 2017 that America will not turn away from its allies. Even American natural gas exports to Europe ...
... Airlines flight MH17, in which 38 Australians died. Russia had claimed “irrefutable” raw radar data showed no missile was fired at the flight from the area that Western investigators including Australian federal police had established - a part of eastern Ukraine under the control of Russia-backed rebels.
Viktor Ageyev (R), a Russian detained in the war-torn Ukrainian east, sits with his mother Svetlana Ageyeva as he is presented to the media during a meeting organised by the Ukrainian security forces, in a temporary prison in Starobilsk, some 80 kms (about 50 miles) north of the rebel stronghold of ...
This picture taken on March 29, 2018, shows destroyed buildings in Harasta nearly a week after the regime forces retook the town from the rebels, in Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.An agreement between Russia and the Islamist faction Faylaq al-Rahman has already seen nearly ...
A native of Paks in central Hungary, the man was arrested last year at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport on his return from fighting with the Donetsk People's Republic secessionist group against the Ukrainian army. A former policeman, he travelled to the breakaway province, whose de facto capital ...
BEIRUT – Syrian state media say the largest rebel group in Damascus' eastern Ghouta, the Army of Islam, has begun to evacuate from the area's last holdout town. The government is waiting for the rebels to leave the besieged town of Douma, just east of Damascus, before it can say it has full control of the ...
First deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group for Donbas, Iryna Gerashchenko, has said that the Ukrainian side is ready to transfer 20 Russians who are held in Ukrainian prisons in order to release Ukrainian political ...
She was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin before her return to Ukraine. Clashes continue in eastern Ukraine between the rebels and Ukrainian government forces, despite a ceasefire deal. Ukraine and its Western partners accuse Russia of backing the rebels with regular troops and heavy ...
She was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin before her return to Ukraine. Clashes continue in eastern Ukraine between the rebels and Ukrainian government forces, despite a ceasefire deal. Ukraine and its Western partners accuse Russia of backing the rebels with regular troops and heavy ...

A Ukrainian pilot falsely accused by Russia of shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 has reportedly killed himself. Captain Vladyslav Voloshyn .... He had flown 33 combat missions in an Su-25 during the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels. The Kremlin continues to ...
After pro-Russian rebels launched their insurgency in April 2014 several Ukrainian jets were shot down by them, yet many international airlines continued flying over the conflict ... Ukrainian and US intelligence sources said the Buk system had been sent into rebel territory by Russia, then moved out again.
Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula in 2014 after a pro-Europe popular uprising ousted Ukraine's Kremlin-backed president. Since then, more than 10,000 people have been killed in the war in Ukraine's east between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. Chadwick noted that the Crimean ...
He gives a good account of the unsavoury views of many Ukrainian nationalists and the rehabilitation of wartime leaders involved in anti-Jewish and ... Walker makes friends with Alexander Khodakovsky, an unusually reflective officer in Ukraine's special forces who joins the rebel side and becomes its No 2 ...
"We have managed to avert large-scale terror attacks in Ukraine," Ukrainian Security Service chief Vasyl Grytsak said. "There may have been thousands of civilian victims." Grytsak pledged to present evidence that Ruban had been colluding with rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine. Grytsak specifically ...
KIEV, March 7 (Xinhua) -- A Ukrainian army soldier was killed in the country's eastern region of Donbas in the past day despite the new truce, authorities said Wednesday. The Ukrainian army said in a statement posted on Facebook that pro-independence rebels have violated the two-day-old ceasefire ...
In a column for Zbruc, the Minister noted that if some Polish politicians continue to insist that Ukraine ban Stepan Bandera and UPA [Ukrainian Rebel Army], then according to the "start with yourself" principle, they should first of all forbid Pilsudski and Armija Krajowa. The minister recalled that on March 3, ...
Novoye Vremya, Ukraine's most ambitious independent media holding, is expanding into talk radio this spring. Vitaly Sych is the chief editor. ... Forty-two-year old industry veteran Sych speaks with authority when it comes to the rough and tumble of the Ukrainian media scene. He first cut his teeth in the late ...
KIEV, Ukraine — Nearly four years into a grinding war against rebels armed by Russia, Ukraine's Defense Ministry proudly announced last month that it ... But by pumping so much money through the hands of Ukrainian officials and businessmen — often the same people — the surge in military spending ...
Alexander Hug, deputy chief monitor of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine, said that there was a 10-percent increase in the number of ... The conflict between government troops and pro-independence rebels in eastern Ukraine has been raging since April 2014, claiming close to 10,000 lives.
Maas on Sunday said Russia had not done enough to address the concerns of G7 countries over issues such as support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. "So far, the conditions have not been met for there to be another change," said Maas, who was in Toronto for a two-day meeting of G7 foreign ministers.
KIEV, April 20 (Xinhua) -- The frontline town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine is facing a water crisis, authorities said on Friday. The town lies close to the "contact line" that divides the territory controlled by pro-independence rebels from the rest of the country. The Ukrainian Ministry for Temporarily Occupied ...
President Trump told aides that they should not publicize the fact that the Administration is supplying weapons to certain rebels in the Ukraine. The effort is an attempt to bolster support for pro-Ukranian groups, fighting Russian backed separatist militias in the area. On Thursday, NBC News reported that ...
Ukraine's INR suspended contacts with their Polish counterparts while search operations for the remains of Poles in Ukraine were also halted after the demolition of the UPA [Ukrainian Rebel Army] monument in Hruszowice last April and other cases of defilement and destruction of Ukrainian memorial sites ...
The Ukrainian army said in a statement posted on Facebook that pro-independence rebels attacked them two times with mortars. Meanwhile, the rebel-run DAN news agency, citing the insurgent operation command, said that the army fired gun shots to the rebel-controlled areas. There were no reports ...
In December, his administration decided to arm Ukraine with lethal weapons, and his State Department has consistently criticized Russia for leading, arming, and supporting separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. While the Obama administration increased aid to Ukraine, and rallied European partners to slap ...
KIEV, Ukraine — Nearly four years into a grinding war against rebels armed by Russia, Ukraine's Defense Ministry proudly announced last month that it ... But by pumping so much money through the hands of Ukrainian officials and businessmen — often the same people — the surge in military spending ...
The company is believed to be organized by Dmitry Utkin, a former Ukrainian citizen who fought in eastern Ukraine on the side of the separatist rebels ... many of the Wagner fighters fought first in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed militias have been waging a separatist movement against Ukrainian ...
Instead, Trump approved selling lethal weapons to Ukraine for the fight against the rebels and he appointed a Russia hawk as Washington's envoy for the Ukrainian peace process. His United Nations ambassador, Nikki Haley, declared that the Crimea sanctions wouldn't be lifted unless the peninsula is ...
7 on U.S. and U.S.-backed rebel forces at the Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday. He acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved. Reuters has reported that about 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private ...
BERLIN — ”When the Trees Fall” describes the gross poverty, ignorance and racism of rural Ukraine and takes in the extraordinary physical ugliness of the nearest city, whose ... The last reflects the mindset of Vitka, a snub-nosed five-year-old rebel who lives in a benighted village in the Ukrainian sticks.
The North Korean nuclear crisis, the situation in Venezuela, Russia's annexation of Crimea and its continued support for pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are some of the issues Freeland will address in Munich as she mingles with hundreds of high-ranking diplomats, security and military officials at ...
While the Kremlin denies providing military support for separatists there, the European Union and the United States have imposed sanctions on Russia for backing the rebels and for annexing Crimea from Ukraine. Full-scale combat largely ended in 2015 after France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine ...
“Donetsk and Luhansk, two large cities in the east of Ukraine that have not been controlled by the Ukrainian government since 2014, are the main ... The law does permit international humanitarian aid to rebel-held areas, but international organisations are worried they might still lose the ability to work there ...
It also recalled that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed a law in 2015 that grants members of Ukrainian nationalist organizations and those who collaborated with Germany the status of "fighters for freedom and independence of Ukraine." The Polish Institute expressed fears then that it could "halt any ...
There may be direct legal repercussions for the members of nationalist movements in Ukraine, for whom the heroization of OUN-UPA [Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and Ukrainian Rebel Army] is one of their main tools in Ukrainian politics (this may, in particular, relate to the director of the Ukrainian ...
29 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 7,000 Ukrainian servicemen have participated so far in the Operation Orbital UK' s training program for the Ukrainian armed forces, ... Under the program, the UK troops provide training courses for Ukrainian servicemen, who fight against pro-independence rebels in Ukraine's eastern ...
For almost four years, Ukrainian forces have made war against pro-Russian forces under the awkward rubric of an “anti-terrorist operation.” The new law would abolish any suggestion that the enemy might be anti-Kiev Ukrainians, and labels the rebel republics of Donetsk and Luhansk as “temporarily ...
Five rebels independently told Reuters that Asapov was a commander in the armed forces in one of them, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. ... At the time of his Ukraine mission, Asapov was formally based in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, 60 km (37 miles) from the Ukrainian ...
Together with the EU, the US later extended sanctions over Russia's role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has claimed more than 10,000 lives. Russia denies sending troops and arming separatist rebels but says Russian volunteers have been helping the rebels. Last week, the US treasury imposed ...
... of Ekaterinburg, Russia in early 2014 to move to Seattle with her husband, a Ukrainian software engineer, she had little experience in international affairs. But all that changed as Russia invaded and annexed Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and then began backing pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Top Photo | A separatist rebel guards a bus carrying prisoners who were released by the Ukrainian authorities in Horlivka, eastern Ukraine, Dec. 27, 2017. (AP Photo). Gilbert Doctorow is an independent political analyst based in Brussels. His latest book, Does the United States Have a Future? was ...
If the law is finally adopted, the Ukrainian army would supervise trade between the government-controlled and the non-government-controlled areas, ... Ukraine launched a military operation in Donbas in April 2014 after armed groups seized cities and towns in the region and declared independence.


 

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