Contents tagged with Eastern Ukraine

  • President Poroshenko refuses to predict the onset of peace in Ukraine

    In an interview with the SK1 TV channel, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he does not want to make predictions about when the peace will come to the country’s territory since it would be dishonest towards Ukrainian citizens.

    "I will not promise at what hour. It is not fair. I will not be a supporter of populists who try to deceive people. I call for responsible discussion and a great responsibility for the fate of the state, for its future, " he responded to the question of when, …

  • Ex-President of Poland Lech Walesa: Russia is losing the battle for Ukraine

    Russia uses a development model from a century ago, which is not effective now and which will inevitably lead it to lose the battle for Ukraine, former President of Poland Lech Walesa told 112 Ukraine TV channel

    “Today, the world, Europe is being shaped to remove barriers and to level up opportunities and increase the level of development. But Russia, conversely, moves backward. Therefore, it will lose and it is already losing its battle for Ukraine. And it would lose more quickly if Ukraine …

  • Turchynov asked Ukrainian border guard to establish ‘an insurmountable fortress in the east of Ukraine’

    The head of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, has called for the creation of an insurmountable fortress on the eastern border of the country, RBC Ukraine reports.

    In congratulating Ukrainian border guards on their professional holiday, Turchynov said that it is important for Ukraine to equip the western border according to European standards - convenient and reliable, the NSDC press office reported. "And in the East to create an insurmountable …

  • Separatist field commander killed in eastern Ukraine

    The commander of the separatist battalion Hooligan, Vladimir Tsvyah, with the call sign Commander, has been killed in the Donbas, as reported by the journalist from the Russia-1 television channel, Alexander Rogatkin, on his Facebook page. 

    "Volodya Tsvyah, the legendary battalion commander, has died on the front line together with the battalion intelligence chief," wrote Rogatkin.

    The authorities of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) have not officially confirmed the death of …

  • NATO worried that Trump will withdraw US troops from Europe

    NATO fears that Donald Trump, as president of the United States, will reduce the presence of US troops in Europe, Spiegel reports.

    According to the newspaper, this is one of the scenarios described in the report from the headquarters of the secretary general of the alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, who has “enormous” concerns about the election of the American billionaire.

    “Nowhere is concern over the election of Trump as US President greater than in NATO. Now the alliance, as became known to …

  • Success of Ukrainian Partisans

    Success of Ukrainian Partisans

    A brilliant operation of a Ukrainian guerilla group named after Svyatoslav Horobry brought down Yasinuvatsky Engineering Plant today.

    The plant had been used by the Russian invaders to carry out repair and restoration works on armored vehicles. As noted by Alexander Danyluk, the head of “Spilna Sprava” on his FB page. At 4:20 pm the power lines and hydro substation feeding the plant were blown up. The plant is completely stopped.

    The Russians are setting up …

  • Merkel and Holland to Poroshenko - Not talking about Eastern Ukraine this time.

    The main topic slated to be discussed in Berlin at the talks with President Pososhenko, Chancellor Merkel and President Holland, will be the ongoing reforms in Ukraine. The will be no time given to the situation in Eastern Ukraine and violations of ceasefire.German Chancellor and French president are not intending to distance themselves from Vladimir Putin on the issues of Ukraine, reports Deutsche Welle.These talks do not in any way mean formation of new coalition to stop the aggression, …