Ukraine News Today June 9, 2017: Ukrainian army gains ground in Donbas; Central bank eases rules for legal entities’ investment abroad

Ukrainian army gains ground in Donbas As a result of the battles for the village of Zholobok, the 93rd Brigade advancedin the area of Slovianoserbskiy Curve, Ukrainian military journalist and editor-in-chief of Censor.NET Yuriy Butusov wrote on Facebook, according to UNIAN. The journalist said the outbreak of

Ukraine News Today June 8, 2017: Militant shells hit school in eastern Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka; Fighting erupts near Ukraine’s Mar’inka, some 40 explosions recorded; Parliament passes law on NATO Ukraine’s foreign policy

Militant shells hit school in eastern Ukraine's Krasnohorivka Russia's hybrid military forces have shelled the secondary school in the town of Krasnohorivka, using the weapons banned under the Minsk Agreements, according to the Ukrainian delegation to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination

Ukraine News Today June 4, 2017: Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 5 wounded in Donbas in last day; Ukrainian president, PM express condolences to British citizens after London terrorist attack

Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, 5 wounded in Donbas in last day Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 58 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed and five as wounded in action, according to

Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on US and Britain

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Europe has to forge its own path forward, as the United States and Britain were no longer reliable partners, according to Deutsche Welle. "The times when we could fully rely on others have passed us

Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe ‘massive’ sums

In unexpectedly abrupt remarks as NATO leaders stood alongside him, Trump said certain member countries owed "massive amounts of money" to the United States and NATO -- even though allied contributions are voluntary, with multiple budgets, according to Reuters. His scripted comments

NATO denies chief said Trump ‘has a 12-second attention span’

Politico Magazine reported Friday that a former senior official claimed Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg criticized Trump's attention bandwidth, according to Hill. “The president of the United States has a 12-second attention span,” Stoltenberg

US sends newest F-35 stealth fighters to Europe over Russian aggression in Ukraine

The F-35A jets from Hill Air Force Base in Utah landed at RAF Lakenheath on Saturday for what the Air Force said was several weeks of training with other US aircraft and crews and those from North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies, according

Trump’s stunning u-turns on NATO, China, Russia and Syria

NATO, Trump said, is "no longer obsolete." He backed down a threat to brand China a currency manipulator. In another reversal, Trump praised Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, whom he had previously pledged to replace when her term expires, and once accused

Ukraine News Today Apr. 9, 2017: Militants increase shelling in Donbas, 4 Ukrainian soldiers wounded; President signs annual Ukraine-NATO cooperation program

Escalation in Donbas: 4 Ukrainian wounded amid 59 attacks in past 24 hours Militants intensified shelling to 59 times over the past day, targeting positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters (ATO) reports. The village of Primorske

Ukraine News Today Apr. 8, 2017: President Poroshenko approves annual national program under auspices of NATO-Ukraine commission for 2017; Militants launched 43 attacks, 5 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in last day

Ukrainian President Poroshenko approves annual national program under auspices of NATO-Ukraine commission for 2017 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has approved the annual national program under auspices of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) for 2017, reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. Decree No. 103/2017 dated