Contents tagged with attack

  • Turchynov: Ukrainian Armed Forces are ready to counterattack in the Donbas

    The Armed Forces of Ukraine are ready to improve their positions in the Donbas, according to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, as reported on the National Security and Defense Council site.

    According to Turchynov, the Russian military was forced to transfer additional forces to the separatist-held part of the Donbass in order to maintain control over the situation due to the confrontation with criminal groups that are part of the separatist …

  • Ukrainian headquarters announced details of fighting near Novozvanivka

    Ukrainian forces lost two soldiers during the fight near Novozvanivka

    On July 23, 2016, Ukrainian forces near Novozvanivka, in the Luhansk region of the Donbas, defended against the attacks of the pro-Russian separatists, and two Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result. The details of the fighting near Novozvanivka were provided by the Ukrainian Headquarters on its Facebook page.

    Reportedly, in the morning of July 23, Ukrainian military officials noticed the movement of a sabotage- …

  • One Ukrainian soldier killed and ten wounded in the Donbas

    Over the last 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and ten were wounded as a result of the fighting in the Donbas, Interfax-Ukraine reported, citing the Speaker of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration on issues in the conflict area, Andrei Lysenko.

    According to him, the number of attacks by pro-Russian separatists has increased dramatically, as the Ukrainian side recorded a total of 94 attacks on Sunday, the highest since mid-April.

    Lysenko explained that the attacks occurred in …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces: The army repelled another attack from Yasinovataya near Avdiivka

    The press center of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that the army repelled another separatist attack near the city of Avdiivka.  

    According to the report, Russian-supported separatists opened fire near Avdiivka.  The weapons they used included 82-millimeter and 120-millimeter mortars, and tanks.  These weapons are strictly prohibited under the Minks Agreements.  “The separatists came from the direction of Yasinovataya.  They tried to attack one of the Ukrainian military positions but this …