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 the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) with the request to accuse MP Nadiia Savchenko of high treason.
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.
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.
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 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 fallen soldiers served in the 36th Marine Brigade – Junior Sergeant Serhii Sonko, Junior Sergeant Mykola Okhrimenko, and Senior Seaman Serhii Trubin.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The World Bank predicts a 2% growth of gross domestic product of Ukraine in 2017 and 3% in 2018-2019.