Все посты за january 2016

ATO latest news: militants used heavy weapons in all directions, the most active fighting were on the northern suburbs of the occupied Horlivka

Last night in Luhansk region of the area of Anti-Terrorist Operation, militants fired from the 120mm mortars at the forefront of the Ukrainian positions in the village of Stanytsya Luhanska. Moreover, the separatists broke the silence mode in the village of Trokhizbenka,

Mattel presented Barbie with 3 new body types and 7 skin colors

Barbie, the iconic doll that has long been critisized for her impossible proportions, will look a little more realistic as of today, Mashable reports. Mattel announced in TIME magazine that Barbie will now come in three new body shapes, which the brand is

Russian war plane violated Turkish airspace on Friday

According to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, at 11.46 hours local time of January, 29, 2016, a SU-34 type Russian aircraft violated Turkish airspace, Joinfo.ua reports. “Before the violation actually took place, Russian plane was warned numerous

Lego made the first wheelchair-using minifigure

Lego presented its first wheelchair-using  minifigure with a helper dog, beanie and hoodie at the toy fairs in London and Nuremberg this week, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Mic.com. The Lego piece came after a long campaign by #ToysLikeMe, which

Russian Gazprom cancels gas discount for Turkey

Russian Gazprom has canceled a discount on natural gas for the Turkish customers, Reuters reports citing sources in the Turkish gas industry officials. This measure is a part of diplomatic and trade row after Turkey shot down Russian Su-24 war plane

Decommunization in Ukraine: monument to ideologist of Holodomor dismantled in Dnipropetrovsk

On January 29, activists demolished the monument to Grigory Petrovsky in the square near the central railway station in Dnipropetrovsk. The city in central Ukraine was named in the honor of Petrovsky, who was one of the Bolsheviks’ leaders and ideologists of

EgyptAir mechanic suspected in Russian airliner crash on Sinai – Reuters

An EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Islamic State in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that crashed in Sinai peninsula on October 31, 2015, killing 217 passengers (including 24 children) and 7 crew members, according to

ATO latest news: militants increased number of attacks, more often used heavy weapons

Today the situation in the east of Ukraine became somewhat worse. Militants increased the number of attacks and more often used heavy weapons - mortars and armored vehicles. Also, the "sniper war" goes on. This information was released today at the briefing in

Ukrainian President: We learned Kruty’s lesson well, the army will always be a priority

In his speech at the Lesson of Courage for the cadets, the President noted that almost 100 years had passed since the legendary Battle of Kruty in the war for the freedom of Ukraine, "war waged against Ukraine by Russia in both

Ukrainian President honored Kruty Heroes’ feat in fighting with Bolsheviks in 1918

On the Day of Kruty Heroes on January 29, President Petro Poroshenko together with ATO participants and Ukrainian top officials paid tribute to the heroic feat of Ukrainians executed by the Bolshevik Red Army on January 29, 1918 at Kruty. The attendees