Contents tagged with Ukraine War in Ukraine

  • President of Ukraine : Ukrainian forces are allowed to respond to enemy's fire

    "Ukrainian Army serviceman stationed in East Ukraine has been given an order to open fire at the enemy if their life is in danger" – stated the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, at the meeting of the Ukrainian National Security Council. “Ukrainian servicemen have a strict order to open fire in case of emergency. We won’t let enemy catch us off guard.Despite the truce, the situation in the East of Ukraine remains tense and even deteriorating" – said the President. "There have been recent …

  • NATO chief visits Ukraine

    In his first visit to Ukraine NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg took part in the opening ceremony of the joint drills between Ukraine and NATO on the liquidation of consequences of emergencies at the Yavoriv training centre near Ukraine's western border.Stoltenberg will also participate in the session of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council.Ukrainian diplomats say Stoltenberg's visit, his first there, is symbolic in their quest for Western integration as Russia backs a rebellion in …

  • Netflix "Winter on Fire" premiers October 9

    The trailer for Netflix's next original documentary has some harrowing — but important — images.

    Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom chronicles a 93-day period in 2013 and 2014.

    It features interviews with protestors, on-the-ground footage, and a "grand scale" look at the violent conflict.

    The documentary witnesses the formation of a new civil rights movement in Ukraine. What started as peaceful student demonstrations supporting European integration morphed into a full-fledged …

  • Ukrainian war casualties: 8 thousand people killed since April 2014.

    At least 7962 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014 according to the Report by Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

    As reported, in total, since the beginning of the hostilities in mid-April 2014 until 15 May 2015, at least 6,362 people (including at least 625 women and girls) were documented as killed and 15,775 as wounded in the conflict area of eastern Ukraine. Many people remain missing; bodies continue to be recovered. Serious human …

  • Admiral hails spirit of Ukraine’s battered navy

    Much of the blow from Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea fell on Ukraine’s navy, which lost two-thirds of its men, the majority of its ships and its Black Sea port in SevastopolBy Steven Beardsley in Stars and Stripes