Ukraine: Impact of missile destroys bus, killing 11 civilians

Eleven civilians were killed on Tuesday in the pro-Russian separatist eastern Ukraine, when their bus was hit by a missile at a checkpoint of the Ukrainian army, being this the bloodiest attack since the establishment of the truce on December 9. The attack occurred near the town...

Ukrainian troops have violated ceasefire 46 times according to pro-Russian

The new pro-Russian rebels denounced violations by the troops of Kiev in terms of agreed truce last December 9 in eastern Ukraine revolted. “Ukrainian military violated the ceasefire 46 times (in the past 24 hours, counted from Sunday to Monday morning). There are four...

Prisoner exchange takes place despite interruption of negotiations between Ukraine and pro-Russian

Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists began on Friday the exchange of hundreds of prisoners of war under the agreement reached last Wednesday in Minsk, unique progress in talks that did not allow solve the underlying problems. This first exchange (in the city of Kostiantinivka,...

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists suspended round of peace negotiations

The third round of negotiations between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists was canceled this Friday before even hold its second meeting scheduled for Friday in Minsk. After holding a meeting two days ago with virtually no breakthroughs in favor of peace, dialogue has become thwart...

Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists resume peace talks

The Government of Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists in east of the country on Wednesday resumed peace talks in Minsk, Belarus capital, which lasted more than five hours. The meeting was attended by Ukrainian speakers, rebels, representatives of the Organization for Security...

Ukraine approaches to NATO after giving up its status of non-alienated country

Ukraine gave the green light to join NATO at renouncing its status as a non-alienated country, a move that angered Moscu, close to resume peace negotiations between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels. A majority of 303 deputies voted in favor of the bill and only eight against. This...

Putin leaves G20 Summit and its members not rule out new sanctions against Russia

Relations between the West and Russia reached a maximum peak tension when Russian President Vladimir Putin, left the meeting before the summit of heads of state and government of the G20 ended in Brisbane. Putin did not attend the leaders Sunday lunch, although it did his finance...

Entry of Russian weapons in Ukraine worries Poroshenko and the US

The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and US Vice President Joe Biden today expressed their concern about the entry of heavy weapons in Ukraine from Russia, destined for rebel areas. The alarm was given yesterday by the OSCE mission in Ukraine, which reported the presence...