Ukraine crisis

Russia ‘could face sanctions’ over Syrian war

Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The UK has suggested threatening tightly-focused sanctions on Russian and Syrian military officers. The moves follow the latest apparent use of

Ukraine News Today Mar. 1, 2017: Militants take control over 40 Ukrainian enterprises; Electricity tariffs raised by 30% from March; Fighting escalates in Donbas with 2 soldiers killed, 2 wounded

Electricity tariffs for public 2.6-30.2% up from March From March 1, 2017, electricity tariffs for private households increased by 2.6-30.2% depending on the volume of consumption compared with the rates being in force since September 1, 2016, Joinfo.com reports with reference to

Russia’s recognition of separatist republics passports contradicts Donbas peace process

"The OSCE chairmanship expresses strong concern about this measure taken by the Russian Federation," the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europethe said in a statement, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. "In our view, this decree is in contradiction to the

Ukraine News Today Feb. 6, 2017: Militants launch 94 attacks, 3 soldiers wounded; Kremlin says there is no conflict between Russia and Ukraine; Public transport launches electronic payment system

Kremlin: No conflict between Russia and Ukraine Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin disagrees with the definition by the White House about the "long-running conflict" between Russia and Ukraine, as referred

Ukraine News Today Feb.3, 2017: Militants fire Grads in Donbas, 4 soldiers killed, 17 wounded; British reporter wounded in Avdiyivka; Central bank forecasts inflation up to 9.1 per cent in 2017

Ukraine Crisis: Militants made 114 attacks, including with Grads, 4 soldiers killed, 17 wounded The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 114 times in the past 24 hours, Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN. The ATO HQ said four Ukrainian

US Ambassador to UN hits Russia hard on Ukraine – CNN

"The United States continues to condemn and call for an immediate end to the Russian occupation of Crimea," said Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's envoy to the world body, CNN reports. "Crimea is a part of Ukraine. Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain

Ukraine News Today Feb. 2, 2017: Shelling halts repair works in Avdiyivka; Ukroboronprom to produce armored vehicles for Ukrainian army; European Parliament calls for additional Russia sanctions over Avdiyivka assault

Ukraine Crisis: Repair work on power lines in Avdiyivka halted due to shelling Repair brigades have so far not been able to enter the area of the damaged electric power lines in Avdiyivka due to attacks, Pavlo Zhebrivsky, head of the Donetsk regional

Ukraine Crisis Escalation: Militants fire Grad MRLSs on Avdiivka, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 14 wounded over the past 24 hours

Ukraine Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) HQ reports that militants continue shelling on the Avdiyivka village from Grad MRLSs, 152mm and 122mm artillery, and tanks over the past 24 hours, Joinfo.com reports. 52 houses were damaged in Avdiyivka due to the shelling, according to the

Ukraine News Today Feb.1, 2017: Trilateral Contact Group holding peace talks in Minsk; UN Security Council to discuss situation in Avdiyivka; Russian side to JCCC provides guarantees for ceasefire

Ukraine Crisis: The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in Donbas has begun a meeting in Minsk, Belarus Darka Olifer, press secretary of Ukrainian representative in the group, former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, wrote on her Facebook page. Earlier it

Ukraine Crisis Escalation: US Mission to OSCE calls on Russia to end attempts to seize new Ukrainian territories

In her address to the Permanent Council, Kate M. Byrnes reminded that Ukraine had "called for an immediate period of silence to allow repairs to critical infrastructure" in Avdiyivka, adding that it is "also attempting to convene an emergency meeting of the