Все посты за august 2016

Reuters: Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out ‘ineligible persons’

According to Reuters, a Ukraine government document seen by Reuters said that the government approved a decree on July 27 to terminate the pact with North Korea, a major buyer of Ukraine's flour, that had allowed visa-free travel between the two

Russia amasses 100,000 troops in Donbas, Crimea, Ukraine border

"There are some 40,000 troops in Donbas along the northern border and nearly 50,000-60,000 in the east. This group constantly changes and evolves. Three military districts are involved. There is a transfer of airborne units, as they are deployed

ATO HQ report: militants made 75 attacks on Ukrainian units in Donbas in past 24 hours, used large-caliber artillery

The situation in the area of the Antiterrorist Operation (ATO) is tense as of 6 a.m. of August 31. The Russian occupation forces 75 times opened fire on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the information released by HQ

France’s Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine

Hollande said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had had contact throughout August with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, Reuters reports. "This summer, the situation has become much worse. The risks of escalation are high," Hollande told

ATO HQ report: one Ukrainian serviceman killed, 9 wounded in action in Donbas

During the last day of hostilities one Ukrainian serviceman was killed, nine - were wounded in action. Also, two servicemen have received a concussion, according to the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for Antiterrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko, Joinfo.ua reports. Occupants

Reuters: Iran deploys Russian-made S-300 missiles at its Fordow nuclear site

Iranian state TV on Sunday aired footage of deployment of the recently delivered missile system to the nuclear site in the central Iran, Reuters reports. "Our main priority is to protect Iran's nuclear facilities under any circumstances," Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander

ATO HQ report: Russian proxies 76 times fired on Ukrainian army positions

During the last day the Russian occupation forces opened fire 76 times on positions of the ATO forces. In particular, 37 attacks were recorded in the Donetsk sector, 27 – in the Mariupol sector and 12 – in the Luhansk sector, according

Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged €50m (£42m) in funds for rebuilding, BBC reports. At least 268 people are now known to have died and 400 were injured. Teams have continued to search the rubble of toppled buildings for a second night. However,

U.S. concerned about surprise check of combat readiness in Russian Armed Forces

The U.S. Department of Defense has seen reports about the beginning of surprise drills by the Russian military; it hopes that Russia will meet all obligations and keep all promises in regard to arms control and confidence building agreements and thereby will

Ukraine’s Antonov launches batch production of An-178 aircraft

The An-178 has already performed over 100 flights with an overall duration of 160 hours, UNIAN reported citing Antonov's press service. Currently, the plane is being prepared for freight handling operations. All the procedures are in line with Europe's CS-25 Large Aeroplanes