Ukrainian crisis

05.06.2015 - 11:37   
Donetsk republic territory has been shelled 46 times over 24 hours | Русская весна

Kiev forces reportedly used "Grad" multiple rocket launchers 3 times

05.06.2015 - 11:29   
Poroshenko calls for deploying UN peacekeepers along border with Russia | Русская весна

The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday passed a law allowing foreign armed forces to support "peace and security" in Ukraine

05.06.2015 - 7:41   
Poroshenko rules out referendum on secession of Donbass | Русская весна

"I will never let the issue of Donbass’ secession be brought up at the all-Ukraine referendum," he said

05.06.2015 - 7:35   
Obama Doesn't Want to Spend More Money on Ukraine - Israeli Publicist | Русская весна

Israeli publicist Avigdor Eskin said that Obama doesn't want to spend more money on Ukraine despite the US Senate's pressure on him. May it mean that lethal weapons delivery to the country is unlikely?

04.06.2015 - 14:58   
Donetsk doctor interviewed by Graham Phillips (VIDEO eng subs) | Русская весна

Graham Phillips visits one of Donetsk municipal hospitals after one of the most severe shellings since winter

04.06.2015 - 12:49   
Dysfunctional Ukrainian Military | Русская весна

Stephen Lendman for on Ukrainian army organization and motivation

04.06.2015 - 6:06   
Maryinka strike may be a deceptive maneuver before attack on Lugansk Republic | Русская весна

More provocations are awaited in Lugansk, it is not mere a chance that water supply was cut exactly today — Basurin

04.06.2015 - 5:44   
«End of Minsk agreements»: General Staff of Ukrainian armed forces officially returned heavy artillery to the frontline   | Русская весна

The Ukrainian military officially returned previously withdrawn heavy armaments to forward positions

03.06.2015 - 21:55   
Another 576 miners trapped underground in Donbass amid shelling  | Русская весна

It was earlier reported that 375 coal miners were trapped in the Skochinsky coal mine

03.06.2015 - 18:38   
Ukrainian artillery hits Maryinka near Donetsk (VIDEO) | Русская весна

DPR Defense Minister Vladimir Kononov said the Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the positions of DPR militia Wednesday morning along the entire contact line

03.06.2015 - 4:32   
Nearly 3,500 houses damaged in Donetsk as a result of shelling from Ukraine — mayor | Русская весна

373 houses have been completely destroyed, the head of the Donetsk City Administration said

02.06.2015 - 1:37   
What we owe to Commander Alexey Mozgovoy | Русская весна

Remembering prominent Donbass uprise leader

01.06.2015 - 22:50   
Kiev armed forces shell Lugansk Republic 7 times over 24 hours, militiaman wounded | Русская весна

The Kiev military mostly used grenade launchers, 82-mm mortars and small arms, the LPR militia spokesman said

01.06.2015 - 20:38   
Militia claim Ukrainian soldiers laying mines near Stanitsa Luganskaya | Русская весна

It's being done to prevent people from leaving or entering the village using bypass routes

01.06.2015 - 14:46   
Donetsk Republic: Mercenaries from US, Poland, Georgia fighting for Kiev forces | Русская весна

Due to poor psychological condition of Ukraine’s servicemen, the Ukrainian leadership is making the main emphasis on foreign private military companies

01.06.2015 - 14:29   
Donetsk republic: 150 mortar shells fired at Shirokino over 24 hours | Русская весна

The defense ministry of Donetsk republic said the Ukrainian forces over the past 24 hours opened fire at the territory of the self-proclaimed republic 28 times

31.05.2015 - 6:13   
Lavrov: peaceful civilians in Donbass die exclusively in Ukrainian army attacks | Русская весна

I have never heard Ukraine's authorities report the death of peaceful civilians in territories adjacent to the militia-controlled areas, Lavrov says

31.05.2015 - 5:15   
Donetsk republic reveals new evidence of Ukrainian army's war crimes in Donbass (VIDEO) | Русская весна

The Interior Ministry said Kiev troops had been involved in a series of robberies and looting

31.05.2015 - 4:29   
Shutting down of Novorossiya? | Русская весна

Vladimir Suchan, publicist, on Novorossiya project and on the meaning of the murder of Alexey Mozgovoy

30.05.2015 - 17:05   
Ex-Georgia President appointed Ukraine’s Odessa Region Governor | Русская весна

Fugitive Georgia's Saakashvili to govern coastal Odessa regions in Ukraine in the near vicinity of boiling Transnistria region

29.05.2015 - 11:35   
Donetsk republic warns of Kiev's possible chemical weapons provocations | Русская весна

A DPR spokesman said an additional group of US military chemical experts arrived at the airport in the southern port city Mariupol on May 26

29.05.2015 - 9:09   
Donetsk republic militia positions shelled 30 times over 24 hours | Русская весна

The territory was attacked 16 times by mortars, four times by tanks, and five times by armored vehicles

29.05.2015 - 5:53   
OSCE: Gorlovka was shelled from 122mm artillery | Русская весна

Special Monitoring Mission saw nine crater impacts, all within a radius of 200 metres, at three locations in residential areas, OSCE report says

29.05.2015 - 5:38   
DPR: Kiev’s heavy weapons registered at Donetsk near contact line | Русская весна

Military intelligence registered launches of Ukrainian multiple rocket systems on Kiev-controlled territories

29.05.2015 - 1:58   
DPR asks OSCE to conduct public investigation of Gorlovka tragedy | Русская весна

Gorlovka (territory of Donetsk Republic) on May 26 was severly shelled by Ukrainian armed forces

28.05.2015 - 21:00   
Russia: Investigative Committee opens criminal case over Gorlovka shelling by Ukraine | Русская весна

According to Russian investigators, May 26 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and National Guard carried out aimed artillery shelling of civil infrastructure facilities in Gorlovka. 11 y.o. among other casualties

28.05.2015 - 19:25   
Anoter Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk and Luhansk Republics | Русская весна

More than 1,000 tons of humanitarian aid has already been delivered to the war-torn region

28.05.2015 - 18:17   
Ukraine: interior minister calls for full blockade of Donbass | Русская весна

Let them get everything from Russia, let's close the contact line completely - Arsen Avakov says

27.05.2015 - 23:32   
Donetsk republic: Kiev violated ceasefire 30 times over past 24 hours | Русская весна

Tanks, antitank guided missiles and grenade launchers were involved

26.05.2015 - 22:57   
Huge #savedonbasspeople banner unfolded in Chicago (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Unknown activists placed a huge anti-Ukrainian banner on Chicago Tribune Tower

26.05.2015 - 11:54   
Sign-in campaign launched in Odessa to establish memorial  | Русская весна

Odessa massacre of Mat 2 should be remembered: a total of 48 people killed and more than 200 injured

26.05.2015 - 8:08   
Following ISIS’s path — Right Sector fighters cut fingers to captured militiaman (graphic content 18+) | Русская весна

We have already reported the hideous case of torturing the war prisoners meeing the definition of war crimes well off. Now we have additional details of what happened.

25.05.2015 - 13:15   
Ukraine signs decree allowing human rights disregard in Donbas after all | Русская весна

Ukraine parliament speaker signs decree allowing legally ignore human rights observation in Donbass war zone

25.05.2015 - 4:52   
Water mains near Lugansk shelled and damaged - 500,000 people without water | Русская весна

Repairs of damaged water mains near Lugansk to take up to two days

25.05.2015 - 4:33   
Ukrainian troops deploy 1,000 artillery units and 60% of manpower in Donbass - DPR defence ministry | Русская весна

The DPR’s Defense Ministry emphasized that the re-deployment of military hardware and Ukrainian army personnel to the disengagement line is evidence that Ukraine is building up its offensive group

25.05.2015 - 4:29   
Two killed, two wounded in Ukraine’s shelling of DPR territory | Русская весна

Among towns that came under shelling were Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, Dokuchayevsk, the Donetsk airport and a number of other settlements

24.05.2015 - 5:09   
Ukraine's Right Sector kidnaps people, demands ransom - Amnesty International  | Русская весна

Militants of the Ukrainian nationalist Right Sector group use unconventional fighting methods and commit war crimes, according to a report released by the international human rights organization Amnesty International

24.05.2015 - 1:38   
Video from the assassination place of Mozgovoy (18+) | Русская весна

Three videos and photos from assassinaion scene

24.05.2015 - 0:52   
BREAKING: Lugansk Militia Leader Alexey Mozgovoi Assassinated | Русская весна

Prominent militia leader Mozgovoi was assassinated on Saturday evening after the vehicle he was traveling in ran into an ambush

22.05.2015 - 4:45   
BREAKING: Battle near Maryinka, Donetsk under Ukrainain fire | Русская весна

The latest reports from battle line

22.05.2015 - 3:59   
Gorlovka under massive shelling | Русская весна

Heavy artillery and large-caliber machine guns are involved

22.05.2015 - 3:27   
Russia's reacton to Kiev's refusal to observe basic human rights in Donbass | Русская весна

Russia's head of the International Affairs Committee at the State Duma said he believed Ukraine undermined its positions both in the Council of Europe and the OSCE

22.05.2015 - 3:20   
Kiev refuses to guarantee human rights protection in Donbass conflict zone | Русская весна

The Ukrainian parliament has backed a decree allowing the country to rescind its commitments outlined in a number of international agreements

22.05.2015 - 3:04   
Ukraine withdraws from treaty on military cooperation with Russia | Русская весна

An explanatory note says the bill is aimed at "protecting Ukraine’s national interests, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity"

22.05.2015 - 2:44   
Foreign mercenaries spotted in Donbass - DPR | Русская весна

More than 40 mercenaries arrived in Mariupol. Some of them explicitly wearing USA chevrons according to Eduard Basurin, deputy head of DPR Defence Ministry.

21.05.2015 - 22:58   
Ukrainian crisis news - video digest | Русская весна

Main highlights of the day

21.05.2015 - 18:10   
Violent clashes and burning tires outside Ukrainian parliament in Kiev (VIDEO) | Русская весна

Clashes are reported in central Kiev where crowds of protesters are rallying against the economic crisis and the soaring cost of private loans.

21.05.2015 - 13:29   
Another Russian convoy delivers humanitarian aid to Donbass | Русская весна

It is the 27th relief aid convoy since the beginning of Russia's humanitarian operation

21.05.2015 - 4:27   
Decommunisation law comes into force in Ukraine | Русская весна

The documents recognise Ukraine’s Insurgent Army and other nationalist organizations as fighters for Ukraine’s independence

21.05.2015 - 4:20   
World is tired of Ukraine — ex-president Yushchenko | Русская весна

Viktor Yushchenko compared his country to "a troublesome fly"

21.05.2015 - 1:20   
Ukraine’s GDP decline by 12% in 2015 "disaster" - former president | Русская весна

"The country, that cannot stabilize prices and currency, cannot expect dynamics in economic growth," Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yushchenko said

20.05.2015 - 20:15   
DPR defence ministry: Ukrainian forces shelled Donetsk republic 33 times over last 24 hours | Русская весна

Kiev forces continue using heavy weaponry

20.05.2015 - 15:05   
Kremlin: imposing moratorium on foreign debt payment in Ukraine means step towards default | Русская весна

Ukrainian parliament has approved the law enabling government to impose moratorium on foreign debts repayments

20.05.2015 - 14:47   
Lavrov: Ukrainian crisis escalation will have adverse impacts on entire Europe | Русская весна

It is necessary to have Kiev establish dialogue with Donetsk and Luhansk, lift economic blockade, carry out amnesty, conduct inclusive constitutional, court and other reforms in Ukraine

20.05.2015 - 6:35   
Kiev flooded with illegal weapons, situation spiraling out of control | Русская весна

Illegal weapons are brought by troops from war zone in the country’s east

20.05.2015 - 6:26   
Conscripts protest at training site in western Ukraine | Русская весна

The mobilized demand uniform and footwear

20.05.2015 - 6:06   
Ukrainian industrial companies lose qualified staff due to mobilization | Русская весна

In order to secure the manufacturing process, companies made lists of employees that they want to keep