Demobilized soldiers and veterans of Ukrainian volunteer battalions have launched a trade blockade of the occupied parts of Donbas. The activists of the blockade say that the war can be stopped altogether in this way.
The Ukrainian Naval Infantry underwent tactical special training in Odesa region of southwestern Ukraine. Marines held field drills in Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi.
Ukrainian BTR-4M successfully passed tests in tropical conditions in Indonesia. Combat vehicles steadily and smoothly act in the water. BTR-4M successfully hit hypothetical targets on specified distances.
Two Ukrainian citizens, imprisoned in occupied Crimea, volunteered to assassinate Herashchenko. They were supervised by Russian mercenary Andrey Tikhonov.
Assassination of a MP was prevented in Ukrainian capital. The secret services of the Russian Federation were involved into the assassination attempt.
According to the Yanukovych's former security guards, he left Ukraine on Feb.23, 2014. He fled in the company of Lubov Polezhai who was believed to be his mistress, former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and former Interior Minister Vitalii Zakharchenko.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted the law on approval of the resolution of the president of Ukraine to allow military units of other states to arrive in Ukraine in 2017 to participate in multinational exercises.
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.