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Poroshenko says new military operation in Donbass begins in May

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:07 President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko promised to sign a decree on ending the so-called antiterrorist operation (ATO) in Donbass and instead begin the Joint Forces Operation (JOF) in the territories beyond Kiev's control in May. "The date will be in May, as we move on to a new format for protecting the country, we are introducing new measures. We are doing this because we see a sharp…

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Kiev Patriarchate supporters seize another church of Moscow Patriarchate

Representatives of the unrecognized Kiev Patriarchate (UOC-KP) seized a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) in the village of Ptichya in the Rovno region. This was reported on Tuesday in the press service of the Rovne Diocese. "We are sad to report that after the information on the official lifting of the arrest from the Holy Dormition Church in the village of Ptichya in the…

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Bombed house inhabitant presents glasses to blind-deaf-mute OSCE leadership

DPR residents gave the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, glasses for the monitors' work to become more productive. This happened during a meeting of Donetsk residents with the leadership of the mission. "When the Tourist Hotel was rampaged in Kiev on June 26, I was there, and I saw the Ukrainian fascists vandalizing the building. OSCE staff came to the scene of the…

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Easter truce already violated: DPR south hit by mortars

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 13:11 Ukrainian troops in the morning opened fire at the village of Kominternovo in the Novoazovsky district in the DPR south. This was announced today by the head of the Republic's representation in the Joint Center for Coordination of the Coordination of the ceasefire Ruslan Yakubov. "The Ukrainian side violated the Easter truce: the Armed Forces of Ukraine adhered to the armistice for…

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JCCC reports six truce violations before beginning of new ceasefire

The Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the ceasefire registered six ceasefire violations on the contact line by the Ukrainian army before the beginning of the new Easter truce. This was reported today by a DPR representative office for the JCCC. "Until the midnight of March 30, the Ukrainian Armed Forces committed six violations of the ceasefire regime," the source said.…

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Kiev detains one DPR adherent over week

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 18:46 DPR Ombudsman’s office registered one statement on detention of an adherent of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) by the Ukrainian military over the past week, DPR Ombudsman’s Office, Press-service reports. “The Ombudsman’s Office of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) received one statement on detention this week,” pointed out a representative of the…

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Ukrainian subversive group hits minefield in attempt to penetrate DPR

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 14:28 A reconnaissance group of the Ukrainian forces entered a minefield, trying to penetrate the positions of the Donetsk People's Republic in the northern suburbs of Donetsk, two Kiev servicemen were killed, three were wounded, reported the Vice-Commander of DPR Operational Command, Eduard Basurin. "This night, the enemy made another unsuccessful attempt to penetrate the positions of our…

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Woman dies in Gorlovka as Kiev shells the town – Prikhodko

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 14:53 A Gorlovka civilian has died today as a result of the shelling on the part of the Ukrainian military, Gorlovka City Administration acting Head states. “The Nikitovsky district of Gorlovka was shelled at about 7 o’clock today. The woman was wounded on Ordzhonikidze Street in Gorlovka. She died soon,” said Ivan Prikhodko. According to him, the house where…

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America aspires to creating hotbed of tension in Russian Federation's territory - DPR Head

On Thursday, March 22, a Question & Answer session with Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko took place in the format of a press conference. Answering a journalists' question, Alexander Zakharchenko stressed that the main goal pursued by the US is destabilization of the situation in Russia. - In all wars Donbass was at the peak of the fiercest fighting. Both in the Civil and in…

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US Congress reduces by $150 million military assistance to Ukraine in 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 18:17 The House of Representatives of the US Congress on Thursday approved the allocation of $200 million for military assistance to Ukraine, including the supply of "defensive weapons", other than portable anti-aircraft missile systems (MANPADS). This provision is included in the bill on the federal budget, adopted by the congressmen by a majority. "The implementation of the "Initiative…