Contents tagged with Donbas
As of March 6, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) has counted over 1 million internally displaced persons in Ukraine, including the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, according to the message of the state agency.
"Since the start of anti-terrorist operations on the East of Ukraine, 1,018,484 people including 996,553 from Donetsk and Luhansk regions, 21,931 people from Crimea and Sevastopol have been resettled," the ESS reported. Those registered among displaced people from …
Border guard officers have resumed operations at the Marinka checkpoint which was temporarily closed yesterday due to a sniper attack by pro-Russian separatists, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service's website.
"It was due to a situation in this direction; in particular, because of provocative attacks by militants and risks to lives and health of civilians crossing the border", the statement said.
According to border guard officers, yesterday in the morning there were 10 vehicles …
The Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported that the bodies of 15 Russian servicemen who were killed in the Donbas were delivered from Donetsk to Russia.
Ukrayinska Pravda cited the Directorate on March 6th as claiming that the bodies were removed from the morgue of the Donetsk Regional Hospital on March 4th. Ukrainian intelligence also reported that in the occupied Donbas, the Commander of the 3rd Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (Horlivka) is actually …
The Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine said that Russian servicemen arrived in the the self-proclaimed republics of the Donbas.
The Ministry asserts that a subdivision of the 22nd Separate Special Mission Brigade of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces has been redeployed to the Southeast of Ukraine from the Rostov region.
In addition, the Main Directorate of Intelligence reports that on the 3rd of March, …
The Marinka checkpoint was temporarily shut down on the 5th March due to a sniper attack at a Ukrainian roadblock on Saturday morning, the Ukrainian Armed Force’s press center stated.
The leaders of the Ukrainian forces in the Donbas region declared that the attack was a “reckless violation of the Minsk Agreements by fighters of the so-called DPR”.
Separatists attacked a roadblock of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at about 9:45 am. The defense borderline of the Marinka checkpoint was also …
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has reported that there is an increasing threat of the Russian military invading the country from the Azov Sea coast.
This was reported by the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vadim Skibitskiy, during a briefing held on the 4th of March.
“The level of danger in the direction of Donetsk and Mariupol is increasing,” he said.
“The military is continuing with the creation of the so-called Azov fleet. It …
The Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE SMM) announced several instances of the use of multiple launch rocket systems and also an increase in the presence of other kinds of weapons in the security zone.
"We observed a decrease in the number and use of artillery and mortars. But – and this provokes concern – we noticed an increase in the use of multiple launch rocket systems," the Ukrainian News quoted the head of OSCE SMM, Alexander Hug, …
Since the beginning of this year, 94 tanks have been delivered to the Lugansk and Donetsk regions. This means that the amount of arms and military equipment available to separatists in these areas is increasing. This information was reported by the Deputy Director of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Vadim Skibitskiy.
“According to our data, 94 tanks have been delivered to the Lugansk and Donetsk regions since the beginning of the year. Please note that …
According to SuperOmsk, a Russian newspaper in the city of Omsk in the Ural Mountains, 2,081 Russians have been killed in eastern Ukraine since February of 2014. A list of names of those killed and missing persons was published on the "Cargo-200 from Ukraine to Russia" Facebook page.
Among the 2,000 dead were seven from Omsk.
According to "Cargo-200 from Ukraine to Russia", the bodies of 649 of the 2,081 have been returned to Russia and buried, and the group continues to determine the …
The Trilateral Contact Group has reached an agreement on the development of additional documents aimed at the stabilization of the situation in the Donbas.
According to the OSCE Special Representative, Martin Sajdik, the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbas signed two documents during the meeting in Minsk. The first one provides for the identification and designation of mine fields and the creation of mine clearance maps for the Donbas. The deadline for …