The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak filed a report on his resignation last week, said the Ukrainian ex-deputy Vladimir Oleinik on the air of the Russia1 TV channel.
Observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) were attacked by dogs near the Ukrainian border point, the organization's official website reported.
Ukraine has submitted its draft resolution on peacekeepers in Donbass to the UN Security Council, sources close to the Russian delegation and the UN secretariat say. The draft requires the inclusion of the wording "peace enforcement operation" or "peace restoration operation." From the Kiev’s point of view, this will confirm "the role of Russia as an aggressor."
President of Ukraine Pyotr Poroshenko said that he is "the president of peace", assuring that Ukraine is not going to "attack anyone".
The confrontation between the Ukrainian authorities and the opposition has reached the point when firearms may be used, stated the ex-head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, Army General Nikolai Malomuzh.
So far, Kiev has failed to produce any concrete feedback on Russia's resolution on guarding the OSCE mission, voicing only "abstract objections," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
The Ukrainian president Pyotr Poroshenko is to discuss the possibility of lethal weapons delivery and peacemakers’ mission establishing in Donbass with US President Donald Trump during the meeting on September 21st, reports Poroshenko’s representative in the Verkhovna Rada, Irina Lutsenko.
Foreign snipers were present on the Maidan in Kiev in February 2014, stated Stanislav Shulyak, ex-commander of the internal troops of Ukraine.
European politicians’ statements on language laws in Ukraine and the futility of joining the EU tell about the complete failure of the Kiev authorities and disappointment with Ukraine itself on the European continent.The ex-speaker of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, diplomat Vasily Filipchuk stated this on NewsOne TV channel.
Fighters of the radical S-14Ukrainian group vandalized a bridal salon, which, in their opinion, belonged to Viktor Marchenko, the chairman of the Soviet Officers Union, which had been banned by the court. They published a video of the mayhem in their blog.
Former Georgian president, former governor of Ukraine's Odessa region and now the leader of the New Forces Movement, Mikhail Saakashvili, said on Sunday he has no plans to organize another revolution in Ukraine, reports TASS.
The international human rights organization Human Rights Watch said that the Security Service of Ukraine had tortured a woman suspected of treason.
A resident of the town of Rubezhnoye called the hot line of the LPR Interior Ministry and reported that her underage daughter had been raped by two Ukrainian soldiers – participants of the so-called ‘ATO.’
The draft budget of Ukraine for 2018 provides for defense and security sector expenditures in the amount of 164.9 billion hryvnia (about 6.34 billion dollars), which is 14.8% more than in 2017, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said.
Even taking into account American and African coal, which is supplied to Ukraine, the country still does not have enough fuel to pass the heating season without problems. The expert of the energy market Valentin Zemlyansky said this on the air of the Сhernomorsky TRK.
According to him, Ukraine lacks about four million tons of coal.
AFU fighters have almost burned a forest during military exercises in the Kherson region, the press service of the Regional State Emergency Situations Department of the region reported on Thursday, September 14.