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...

EU: Annexation of Crimea to Russia is condemned and its “growing militarization” raises concern

The European Union (EU) on Monday reaffirmed its condemnation of the “illegal annexation” of Crimea by Russia, on the first anniversary of its secession from Ukraine, and expressed concern about the “growing militarization” of the peninsula. “One...

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...

Annexation of Crimea was described in documentary by Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin described the secret meeting he held with officials last year when Moscow decided the annexation of Crimea, a region that before belonged to Ukraine, located on the Black Sea, the Kremlin added to its territory in March. In the development of a...

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...

Ukraine announces prisoner exchange

The spokesperson for the pro-Russian,Darya Morosova, saidthey have already exchanged with the military leadership in Kiev, lists of prisoners names. Meanwhile, to the city of Debaltsevo, now in the hands of the insurgents, a convoy ofRussian trucks came with help.Yesterday, the...

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...