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...

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...

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...

Poroshenko still doubts that the ceasefire agreement be fulfilled in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said this Friday that the country was still far from peace and there were no guarantees that the cease-fire agreed yesterday at the Minsk summit take effect. “I do not want anyone illusions. And I seem a naive,” Poroshenko said...

Kiev and pro-Russian are responsible for civilian deaths in eastern Ukraine according to HRW

The organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) blamed this Thursday in its annual report to both Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists from “a lot of civilians” who have died in eastern Ukraine, which also qualify as “a violation of the right international. ”...

Poroshenko calls on Putin to intercede before pro-Russians to stop fighting

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said on Wednesday he sent a letter to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, asking him that Moscow exercises control of the pro-Russian militias who are fighting against Kiev and to press for a ceasefire. “On Monday, I sent a letter...