• Ukrainian Intelligence: Six Russian trucks carrying Special Forces members arrived in Donbas

    On the 1st of March, Russian vehicles carrying ammunition and reinforcements arrived in the Donetsk region.  These vehicles consisted of three cars carrying ammunition, six trucks with mortars on board as well as special purpose units.  According to the Ukrainian News, this was reported by the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

    “We have confirmed the presence of these Russian military vehicles.  They are transporting arms, military equipment, ammunition …

  • Russian prosecutor demands sentence of 23 years for Nadiya Savchenko

    On the 2nd of March, during the debates of the parties in the Donetsk City Court, the State Prosecutor asked the court to sentence Ukrainian pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, to 23 years in prison in a penal colony. The State Prosecutor noted that evidence of the prosecution was sound and was confirmed by the case materials and therefore sufficient to find Savchenko guilty.

    “Having military training, the prisoner presented herself to serve in the Aydar Battalion where she entered into a criminal …

  • Blockade of Russian trucks continues in western Ukraine

    It was reported on the Facebook page of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda on the 2nd of March that the blockade of Russian trucks continues in the Chernigov, Lviv, Rivne, Sumy, Volyn and Chernivtsi regions of western Ukraine. According to a published report, on the 1st of March, the activists of Svoboda blocked the passage or turned away 30 Russian trucks.

    “After dark and in connection with deteriorating weather conditions, nationalists patrolled the border area in mobile groups,” the report …

  • Amnesty International: Russia carries out systematic airstrikes on hospitals in Syria

    Crisis Response Director for Amnesty International, Tirana Hassan, stated that Syrian and Russian Air Forces carry out systematic airstrikes on hospitals and other civilian infrastructure targets in order to ensure the movement of offensive Government troops in Syria.

    Healthcare facilities in the regions that surround Aleppo and are controlled by opposition groups are the main targets of airstrikes by Russian and Syrian Armed Forces, the EPD Agency quoted Hassan as saying on the 2nd of March. …

  • Russia's Poseidon gas transport project won’t be a priority for the EU

    The EU is not ready to grant priority status to Russia’s new Poseidon gas transport project.

    According to Evropeyskaya Pravda, this statement was made by the European Commissioner, Maroš Šefčovič, during the Ukrainian Energy Forum.

    “It is difficult to comment on this Russian initiative as it was only announced a few days ago.  We do not have any official documents yet,” Sefchovich said.

    "However, we can say that the Poseidon project duplicates the transit routes which will transport Asian …