Ivan Simonovic

UN Human Rights Office: Donbas crisis far from over

"The increase in heavy weaponry near the contact line, and the hostilities around Avdiyivka and Yasynutava, in Donetsk region since early March, are all indicators that the crisis is far from over and should not fall off the radar of the international

UN Assistant Secretary General visits easternUkraine’s shell-hit Stanytsia Luhanska

Shelling of the urban-style settlement of Stanytsia Luhanska has cut off power supplies to around 30,000 households, and reports on injuries and destruction have not been received so far, Interfax-Ukraine reports. Automatic and anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms

UN warns against collapse of truce in eastern Ukraine

More than 9,000 had been killed and more than 21,000 injured during the Donbas conflict, he said in Geneva at the 31st session of the UN Council on Human Rights, UNIAN repors. About 1,000 unidentified bodies are in Ukrainian morgues. In recent