Ukraine condemns Syria's recognition of DPR, LPR's independence, calls it...

Syria recognised 'independence and sovereignty' of Donetsk, Luhansk. Syria became the first nation in the world to affirm Ukraine's breakaway territories' independence. Moscow had declared the independence of the breakaway oblasts of Donetsk and Lugansk back in February. The territories, situated in the contentious eastern Donbass region, have been under Russian control since 2014.
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18 hours ago

Ukrainian forces will have to leave embattled Sievierodonetsk -governor

Some of the heaviest fighting of the entire Russian invasion of Ukraine has taken place in Sievierodonetsk. The battle for the city is key for Russia to establish control over the last remaining Ukrainian-held sliver of the Luhansk region. Russia and its separatist allies in east Ukraine aim to fully capture as one of their war aims.
#Ukrainian #Russian #Sievierodonetsk #LawGovernment #Military


1 weeks ago

Ukraine war: Zelensky says 'occupiers pressing strongly' in Luhansk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has acknowledged that the military situation in the eastern region of rebel-held Luhansk looks difficult with Russia stepping up an effort to evict Ukrainian troops from key areas. Russian-backed forces have been fighting Ukrainian forces in Luhans and Donetsk provinces since 2014 following Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
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1 weeks ago

Ukraine's Zelenskyy calls Russia 'an evil' that can be appeased only on battlefield

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Russia is an evil that can only be stopped on the battlefield. Russia is "very nervous" about Ukraine's activity, he says. Russia's forces are destroying civilian infrastructure and bombing multiple villages in Donbass, he adds. The eastern Luhansk region has turned into the focal point of the battle.
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1 weeks ago

Russia & Ukraine War Live Updates Today 21 June 2022: Ukraine Live News,...

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy predicted Moscow would escalate attacks ahead of EU summit on Thursday and Friday. Governor of Luhansk region, scene of heaviest Russian onslaughts in recent weeks, said the situation was “extremely difficult” along the entire front line as of Monday evening.
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1 weeks ago

Zelensky defiant as Russia intensifies attacks, seizes several eastern cities

President Volodymyr Zelensky had predicted Moscow would escalate attacks ahead of the EU summit on Thursday and Friday. He was defiant, while also referring to difficult fighting in Luhansk for Sievierodonetsk and its sister city Lysychansk. The road between the two cities is under constant shell fire from Russian forces.
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1 weeks ago

Russia-Ukraine War Latest: ‘No Safe Places In Luhansk’, Says Governor But...

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky told Ukrainian servicemen fighting Russian army that this week will be ‘historic’ and he expects Russia to intensify its assault on the eastern borders of the city of Lysychansk. His warning comes as the European Union granted Ukraine 'candidate nation' status last week.
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1 weeks ago

The UK sanctions Russian Orthodox head; decries forced adoption

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says Patriarch Kirill has “repeatedly abused his position to justify the war’s war on Ukraine. She also targets Russian children’�s rights commissioner Maria Lvova-Belova, accused of enabling the taking of 2,000 vulnerable children from the Luhansk and Donetsk regions in eastern Ukraine and facilitating forced adoptions.
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2 weeks ago

Russian troops storm Severodonetsk city, push Ukrainian forces back as...

Russian forces on June 13 fired Kalibr cruise missiles and destroyed a large arms depot containing US and European weapons, and stormed further into the strategic Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk. Russian soldiers managed to advance into Popasna, and areas of the Siverskyi Donets river, governor of Luhansk region Serhiy Haidai said.
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2 weeks ago

Ukraine claims to 'clean up Severodonetsk' in 2-3 days if they get Western...

Luhansk Governor Serhiy Haidai said that Russian forces continue with their primitive tactics like heavy artillery firing. He said that the industrial zone in Severodonetsk remains under constant shelling. He stressed that the hospitals in the region have all the necessary medical equipment for the treatment of injured people.
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3 weeks ago

Ukraine accuses Russian forces of mining routes of Ukrainian troops towards Rubizne

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has accused Russian forces of remote mining on their route towards Rubizne in Luhansk. According to Ukraine, the Russian forces have focused their main efforts on the continuous attack on Izium and Slaviansk. The Ukrainian troops have repelled ten attacks by Russian forces in the past 24 hours and air defence units of Ukraine shot down two Orlan-10 unma.
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3 weeks ago

Zelenskyy visits Donbas region, honours Ukrainian servicemen as war enters day 104

Volodymyr Zelenskyy recently paid a second public visit to the Donbas area in eastern Ukraine, where Russian soldiers are currently stationed. The President visited the Ukrainian soldiers of the Donetsk as well as Luhansk regions and honoured them. It is uncertain how many Ukrainian soldiers have been killed or injured on the battlefield.
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3 weeks ago

Zelensky on ‘dead cities’ amid Russia attack: 'It's a horror show'

Three months into the war, Russia has intensified attacks in the eastern parts of the country. Thousands of civilians have been killed since the assault began on February 24. Russia is now aiming at the strategic city of Severodonetsk in the Luhansk region. Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky says his forces have been “holding out” in the key city, it has “become one of the dead cities”
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3 weeks ago

Zelenskyy says 'not in Russia's interest' to torture Mariupol defenders in...

More than 2,500 inmates from Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol may be held in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Officials in Donetsk People's Republic have expressed interest in putting some of the detainees on trial for suspected human rights violations in Ukraine. Volodymyr Zelenskyy: 'We know what can be agreed on with the Russians, we know this price. We know they can't be trusted'
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3 weeks ago

Explained: The battle of Sievierodonetsk and why it matters to Russia

Sievierodonetsk is one of the largest cities of the Donbas region. It is located near the left bank of the Siverskyi Donets river, and has a population of over a lakh. If the city falls, then it will allow Russia to control the entire Luhansk region.
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3 weeks ago

UK PM Johnson speaks to Zelenskyy, discusses standoff in Donbass, defence...

UK PM Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The two leaders discussed the ongoing standoff between Russia and Ukraine in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Johnson reiterated that the UK will continue to support Ukraine and extended his condolences to all Ukrainian families who lost their loved ones.
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3 weeks ago

Russia's military 'throwing all its reserves' to seize eastern Luhansk,...

Serhiy Hayday claimed that Russia is throwing all its reserves toward seizing Severodonetsk in the eastern Luhansk area. He said that Russia had previously succeeded in capturing the majority of the city, but now they have pushed them back. Hayday said that Chechen soldiers who appeared to assume that the war has been won had also infiltrated the city.
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3 weeks ago

As Ukraine loses troops, how long can it keep up the fight?

Col. Oleksandr Makhachek was killed May 30 in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. In the first 100 days of war, his grave was the 40th dug in the military cemetery in Zhytomyr. President Zelenskyy said this week that Ukraine is now losing 60 to 100 soldiers each day in combat.
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3 weeks ago

As Ukraine loses troops, how long can it keep up the fight?

Col. Oleksandr Makhachek was killed May 30 in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine. In the first 100 days of war, his grave was the 40th that the diggers have dug in the military cemetery in Zhytomyr. President Zelenskyy says Ukraine is now losing 60 to 100 soldiers each day in combat.
#OleksandrMakhachek #Ukraine #SensitiveSubjects


3 weeks ago

Russia-Ukraine War Live Updates Today 4 June 2022: Ukraine Live News,...

Ukraine said it clawed back a chunk of the industrial centre of Sievierodonetsk in combat that appeared Saturday to be stymieing a Russian drive to capture the ruined city. Moscow has poured troops and materiel into the battle for the city, which Russia must overrun to take all of Luhansk.
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3 weeks ago