Pro-Russian and Ukrainian army accused each other of violating ceasefire

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias accused each other of repeatedly violating on Monday the ceasefire regime in the eastern regions of Ukraine. “During last night and until 05:00 local time (0300 GMT) the enemy fired on the positions of our troops in all sectors of...

Pro-Russian rebels would be gathering weapons despite truce according Ukrainian army

The Ukrainian army said this Tuesday that pro-Russian rebels are gathering their heavy weapons in deposits near the city of Donetsk, controlled by separatists, despite the cease-fire. The attacks fell last week, but allegations of violations by both sides show the fragile truce...

Declassification of secret files on the conflict is requested by the FARC

On Wednesday the FARC asked the Colombian government to declassify secret files on the armed conflict and get American confidential documents on the subject, so that the truth is known. “The Government shall proceed to open official records and to the final declassification...

Ukrainian troops began withdrawal of heavy weapons in conflict zone

The Ukrainian Army announced on Thursday the withdrawal of its heavy weaponry from the line that separates their positions of pro-Russian militants in the conflict zone in the east. “In compliance with the agreements reached in Minsk on February 12, Ukraine begins today to...

United Kingdom will send troops to Kiev to train the Ukrainian army

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday that the UK will send military personnel to Ukraine to train troops and advise Kiev in the fight against pro-Russian separatists. Cameron told before a parliamentary committee that British troops will arrive to Ukraine in...

Hollande and Merkel requested that Minsk agreement be respected to avoid new sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande, warned this Friday with new sanctions on Russia if the ceasefire reached in Minsk is violated by pro-Russian separatists. “We are more convinced than ever that it must implement the agreements of...

Crossfire between Ukrainian troops and separatist despite the ceasefire

The pro-Russian separatists have challenged the ceasefire in force once again launching this Thursday a mortar attack on Shyrokine, a village near the city of Mariupol as confirmed by local military sources. The offense has occurred minutes after the phone conversation the...

UN Council supports peace agreements for Ukraine and urges to apply them

The Security Council of the UN supported in a resolution yesterday the peace agreements reached in Minsk for Ukraine and urged all parties to implement them in full. The resolution, sponsored by Russia, was approved with the support of 15 members of the highest decision making...