coal blockade

Militants demand to lift Donbas blockade, threatening to seize Ukrainian enterprises

The so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics promised to establish external management on enterprises of Ukrainian jurisdiction and to stop coal supplies to Ukraine if Kyiv does not stop transport blockade of Donetsk by March, reports with reference to

Ukraine News Today Feb. 16, 2017: Militants shelled Avdiyivka at night, 1 house burned, 8 houses damaged; 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 3 wounded in hostilities; President Poroshenko calls to stop coal blockade

Militants launched 49 attacks on Ukrainian army’s positions, 1 soldier killed, 3 more wounded in action on Wednesday The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 49 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in

Ukraine News Today Feb. 15, 2017: Government introduces emergency state in energy system; Prime Minister urges activists to stop coal blockade; Red Cross delivers humanitarian aid to Donetsk region

Ukraine Cabinet introduces emergency state in energy system due to coal blockade The decision was made at an extraordinary meeting of the government Wednesday Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine imposed emergency measures in the state energy system of the country due to the lack