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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

An offer to surrender

The surrender of Ukraine would not save thousands of lives, as Pinchuk argues, but would lead to the escalation of war and, in return, more suffering, more deaths and more damage. Moreover, it would create a dangerous precedent of a violent redrawing of European borders for the first time since the Second World War, the long-term consequences of which would not be hard to guess.

Rada’s National Security Committee will address PGO on accusing MP Savchenko of high treason

Rada's National Security Committee will address the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) with the request to accuse MP Nadiia Savchenko of high treason.

Ukraine’s case against Russia in UN court

The International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. published a press release regarding Ukraine’s suit against Russia, which was submitted to the court beforehand.

Yanukovych officially asked Putin to send troops in Ukraine

Ukraine's military prosecutor's office received from the UN a photocopy of Viktor Yanukovych official statement with a request to send in the Russian forces in Ukraine.

Border guards’ key task in 2017: getting ready for taking control of state border in Donbas

This year's major challenge is to reach the internationally recognized state border of Ukraine in the Donbas and, further on, in Crimea. This will involve the police, national guards, judicial authorities, but first of all border guards.

Ukraine Files Action against Russia in International Court of Justice

Ukraine has filed a case in the International Court of Justice to hold the Russian Federation accountable for acts of terrorism and discrimination in the course of its unlawful aggression against Ukraine.

Three Marines were killed near Mariupol

Three fallen soldiers served in the 36th Marine Brigade – Junior Sergeant Serhii Sonko, Junior Sergeant Mykola Okhrimenko, and Senior Seaman Serhii Trubin.

Ukrainian tactical aviation brigade conducts first flight training in 2017

The 7th Petro Franko tactical aviation brigade of Ukrainian Air Force conducted their first flight training in 2017. Also commanders of a tactical aviation brigade of the "Center" Air Command started the new training year with flight drills.

Russian army tactical gear in neutral zone of Donbas

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) collected another evidence of the Russian troops’ presence in the territory of Ukraine. A part of trooper’s backpack with Russian army markings was found during a mopping-up operation in the so called “gray zone" of the anti-terrorist operation area.

Severe frosts killed 40 people in Ukraine

Severe frosts in Ukraine caused the death of 40 people. Three people died in medical institutions, on the street - 27, and 10 people died in their own homes.

One soldier killed, four injured in 62 attacks committed by Russian terrorists over past day

A total of 62 assaults on Ukrainian troops’ positions were recorded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone over the past 24-hour period. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, four were wounded, and one more sustained an injury as a result.

Suspect prisoner attempts cutting off his ear in Lukyanivska remand prison

During transfer back to Lukianivske detention center, suspect Hlibov cut off his ear. His comrade Tornado fighters demanded a doctor to provide medical aid to the suspect.

All Russian members of OSCE mission either GRU or FSB officers

I'm sure that all Russian officers working in the OSCE mission are either trained officers of GRU or FSB. There is no other option. 39 out of 652 OSCE observers are Russians.

Ukraine’s economy will grow by 2% in 2017 and 3% in 2018-2019

The World Bank predicts a 2% growth of gross domestic product of Ukraine in 2017 and 3% in 2018-2019.