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Ukrainian Intelligence: 50 Russian snipers currently operate in Donbas
Russian military snipers use the Donbas as a testing ground for Russia’s latest sniper weapons, reported Radio Liberty with reference to the Ukrainian General Military Intelligence Directorate.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, Russian military snipers have been fighting in the Donbas since 2016. These sniper units are usually accompanied by instructors from Russia.
According to the representative of the Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Directorate, Vadim Skibitsky, about 50 snipers of …
Ukraine wants to regain control over Donbas by 2025
The Ukrainian government has approved changes to the Integrated Border Management Strategy until 2025. The document includes a clause on the restoration of control over the border between Russia and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics. The relevant decision was made at the meeting of the Ukrainian Government, Ukrinform reports.
According to the government's order to amend the strategy, Ukraine should be ready to protect this section of the border once it regains control …
Kyiv: 600,000 LPR and DPR residents receive Ukrainian pensions
About 660,000 residents of the uncontrolled Donbas territories receive Ukrainian pensions, Ukrainian Social Policy Minister Marina Lazebnaya said in an interview with Radio Liberty.
"I believe that those who have earned their pension in Ukraine should receive it. And to do this, we need to simplify or provide conditions and opportunities for them. Therefore, today, for example, such service centers will be opened at the two entry points in Shchastia and Zolote. We know that employees of the …
Ukrainian Army Commander: It would be easier if we were given command to attack in Donbas
The Ukrainian government wants to regain control of the Donbas, and in these conditions, it would be easier for the military if they received an order to attack, said Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak in an interview with Obozrevatel.
Khomchak believes, there is currently a question whether Ukrainian society is ready for active actions of its army in the Donbas.
"In 2014, mobilization was a dissonance for an ordinary Ukrainian. Everyone was screaming that they …
Kyiv: Russia blocks Ukraine’s prisoner exchange with LPR and DPR
Russia continues to block the exchange of detained persons, demanding that Ukraine adopt the "peace plan" proposed by representatives of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, announced the representative of the Ukrainian delegation in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) Serhiy Garmash on air of the channel "Ukraine 24".
"We have submitted four lists. there are more than 200 people, 11 of them are in serious physical condition. Russia has never filed any lists in the six months …
Kremlin rejects possibility of recognizing LPR and DPR
The Kremlin considers it impractical to contemplate about under what conditions Russia can recognize the independence of the self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR) People’s Republics, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, TASS reports.
"We consider such musings impractical," Peskov said, adding that "Kyiv's delay in fulfilling the terms of the Minsk agreements will only further complicate the situation in terms of these two self-proclaimed "republics." …
Strelkov: Ukrainian Army will wipe out pro-Russian militants during offensive on Donbas
"Ex-Defense Minister" of the unrecognized Donetsk People’s Republic Colonel Igor Strelkov (Girkin) believes that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are now fully capable to retake control of the Donbas by force.
"If Ukraine launches an offensive, the entire existence of DPR and DPR will depend only on one thing: whether the Russian Armed Forces will come to their rescue," Strelkov said in an interview with the Russian TV channel Roy TV. According to him, not only Russia’s help but also the time of …
Pro-Russian militants attack Ukrainian positions in Donbas
At midnight on October 30, pro-Russian troops twice opened fire on Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodyane in the Donbas.
The militants used various types of grenade launchers and small arms, the press center of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation reports.
As a result of the attack, two Ukrainian servicemen were injured and succumbed to their wounds. The Joint Forces Operation Command offered its condolences to the families of the victims.
According to Ukrainian military command, …
Another pro-Russian militant commander killed in Donbas
Another pro-Russian militant commander was killed in Donbass, reported Journalist Denis Kazansky on his Telegram channel.
According to Kazansky, Alexei Markov, who was originally from Moscow and commanded the Prizrak (Ghost) battalion in the Luhansk region, was killed.
Kazansky recalled that the previous commanders of the battalion, Kostin and Mozgovoy, were killed earlier by their own comrades.
"The Ghost turned to be unlucky,"" the journalist writes.
At the same time, the militants claim …
DRP head orders an attack on Ukrainian positions along demarcation line in Donbas
The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin, ordered the DRP forces to strike the positions of the Ukrainian military near the village of Shumy in the Donetsk region.
"I officially declare that in accordance with paragraph "e" of additional measures [on ceasefire] I have decided to issue an order to open fire on illegally erected engineering facilities in the area of Shumy settlement (600 meters northeast of the town of Shumy - an area of newly equipped …