Contents tagged with ATO

  • More than 2,600 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed since February 2014

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine stated that more than 2,600 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and more than 9,000 wounded since the beginning of Russian aggression in February 2014.

    “On 20th of February 2014, the Russian Federation initiated armed aggression against Ukraine, having occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. Today, this aggression is under way in Donbas. Since the start of Russian aggression, more than 2,600 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and …

  • Fighting continues in town of Marinka in eastern Ukraine

    Militants are preparing to capture the city of Marinka, which is located on the Western outskirts of the Donetsk region.  This was reported by the headquarters of the Anti-terrorist Operation (ATO) on the 18th of February.

    Due to the increasing number of attacks and the danger to the lives of civilians, the military has stopped working at the Marinka checkpoint.  More than 5 000 people pass this checkpoint every day.  The militants have accumulated military equipment and personnel in the …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: There are 8,000 Russian Soldiers in Donbas

    According to various sources, the number of Russian soldiers within the territory of Ukraine has remained virtually unchanged for a quite some time. There are almost 7,700 Russian soldiers in the Donbas region, as reported by Vadym Skybytsky, representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, speaking on Ukrainian television.

    According to his data, in total there are 34,000 people in the so-called First and Second Army Corps.

    "The First and Second Army …

  • Thirteen Placed on Interpol Wanted List for Crimes in Eastern Ukraine

    The head of the Directorate of the National Police in the Donetsk region, Vyacheslav Ambroskin, reported that 13 extremely dangerous criminals were declared internationally wanted by Interpol for serious crimes; including crimes against the peace and security of mankind, which have been committed in the ATO zone.

    According to him, the involvement of these people in serious crimes was confirmed despite the inability of police to access this zone. “We work in close collaboration with law …