Minsk agreements

France’s Macron, Poroshenko hopeful of progress on resolving Ukraine conflict

Both Macron and Poroshenko said they expected a new "Normandy format" meeting on Ukraine - involving Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia - to be held by late June or early July, before a G20 summit due July 7-8, according to Reuters. Poroshenko

Ukraine News Today May 2, 2017: 4 Ukrainian troops wounded amid 55 militant attacks in Donbas; Merkel sees no need to conclude new agreement on peaceful settlement of Ukraine conflict

Four Ukrainian troops wounded amid 55 militant attacks in Donbas Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 55 times in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation

Ukraine News Today Mar. 9, 2017: EP Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine; French investors increase activity in Ukraine; Militants launched 69 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

European Parliament Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has voted for the wording of a legislative act on a visa-free regime for Ukraine that was agreed upon in the framework of

Ukraine News Today Feb. 22, 2017: Militants fire Grads on Vodiane village; SBU found ‘black’ ledger of group working with Russia’s special services; Ex-president Yanukovych wants to return to Ukraine to do “something good”

Militants fire Grads on Ukraine positions in Vodiane village, launch 59 attacks in Donbas The Russian occupation forces fired Grad rocket launchers on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the village of Vodiane, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation

Russia Recognises Passports Of Self-Proclaimed Separatist Republics

As reported, the decree is signed "in order to protect the civil rights and freedoms," Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN. It also refers to "the generally recognised principles and norms of international humanitarian law." In addition to passports, birth certificates, academic

Ukraine News Today Feb. 14, 2017: Russian court extends detention for Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko; Minsk peace talks to focus on hostages release; Militants attack Ukrainian army 72 times, 1 soldier wounded

Russian court refuses to release Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko The Moscow City Court on February 14 dismissed an appeal against the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Ukrinform. Lawyer Mark Feygin posted this on Twitter. “The sitting on the

Ukraine not to comply with Minsk agreements political part until security issues solved – President

The President said this in Chuhuyiv town in Kharkiv region on Saturday, while handing over the military equipment to the army, Ukrinform agency reports. "The enemy's attempts to violate the Minsk agreements continue. Someone is trying to add critics to Minsk .

ATO HQ report: Militants attack Ukraine 42 times in last day, continue using heavy weapons

In the Mariupol sector, the enemy continues using heavy weapons, UNIAN reports. In particular, the militants fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Lebedynske, Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil. The enemy fire in Vodiane was intensified by shelling

ATO HQ report: Ukraine army attacked 36 times in Donbas in last day

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 barrages in the Mariupol sector, 14 in the Luhansk sector, and two in the Donetsk sector, UNIAN reports with reference to the

Ukraine says ceasefire fails in Stanytsia Luhanska, names withdrawal conditions

Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation Andriy Lysenko has claimed violations of ceasefire by pro-Russian militants in the village of Stanytsia Luhanska and named the conditions for the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops, UNIAN reports. "The ceasefire in Stanytsia Luhanska did not