OSCE reported that the ceasefire is in force in Ukraine but it “staggers”

The Swiss shift presidency of the OSCE, responsible organization for overseeing the cessation of hostilities, reported that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, in force since last Friday, is holding but still staggers. “The coming days will be crucial,” said the Swiss...

30 pro-Russian dead after airstrikes from Ukrainian troops

The pro-Russian separatists operating in eastern Ukraine lost 30 fighters of their ranks during airstrikes on Aleksandrovka by Ukrainian forces. This was reported this Monday by the Front-east information center spokesman Konstantin Knyrik. The Ministry of Defence from Kiev...

23 Ukrainian soldiers killed by pro-Russian separatists fall

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has promised this Friday to “find and destroy” pro-Russian separatists responsible for the death of some twenty Ukrainian soldiers by a Grad missile attack in the Lugansk region, east of country. Poroshenko convened an urgent...

Ukraine resumed offensive against pro-Russian after end of ceasefire

Ukrainian forces have launched a large-scale military operation against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours after a ceasefire ended. The 10 days ceasefire ended on Monday night, after the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced so in a speech to the nation....

Pro-Russian agree to participate in peace negotiations

The pro-Russian separatists have agreed this Thursday to participate in the peace talks taking place tomorrow to attempt to find a solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine according to the Russian news agency Interfax. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, asked this Thursday to...

Pro-Russian shoot down Ukrainian helicopter despite ceasefire

A helicopter with nine soldiers aboard was shot down by pro-Russian insurgents near the town of Slaviansk (eastern Ukraine) on the first day of the truce between the authorities and the separatists. “Near Slaviansk was downed an Mi-8 of the forces involved in the...

Poroshenko will declare a unilateral ceasefire

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, announced this Wednesday that he will decree a “unilateral” ceasefire, for the southeastern regions of the country, where government troops are fighting the pro-Russian militias. “The peace plan will begin with my order of...