Defence: EUMAM Ukraine launch

Brussels 15.11.2022 The Council is launching today the European Union Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM Ukraine) to continue supporting Ukraine against the ongoing Russian war of aggression. (Image: illustration) #NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg joined EU Defence Ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council today 🇪🇺. They addressed ways to further support #Ukraine 🇺🇦,…

Europarl: support to Ukraine

Strasbourg 05.04.2022 President Metsola updated the house on her visit to Ukraine and appealed for more logistical, humanitarian and military support, at the opening of the session. Courage, strength, resolve. With @ZelenskyyUa in Kyiv 🇺🇦 Slava Ukraini!#StandWithUkraine pic.twitter.com/SNc2pLwQ0y — Roberta Metsola (@EP_President) April 1, 2022 Updating MEPs on her visit to Ukraine and her meeting…

Russian Embassy in Kiev attacked

Russian embassy in Kiev was attempted to set ablaze by Ukrainian nationalists from a rocket launcher. A video of the incident was published by various TV channels. (Image: social media). The missile hit directly the roof of the Russian Embassy, but apparently it failed to cause fire of the building. In addition, illustrating their aggressive…

Ukrainian minister plagued by lions abuse scandal

Ukrainian animal welfare and animal rights groups demand the resignation of the Minister of Ecology and Natural resources Ostap Semerak (pictured), after the international scandal broke out regarding the horrendous systemic abuse of wild animals in a private Zoo in Pokrovsk. The minister did not respond to an ongoing international campaign for liberation of the lions…

Ukraine: freezing zoo lion in critical condition

One of the abused lions in Padalko private zoo, Porkovsk, Ukraine, is in critical condition, the local animal rights groups reported. In spite of a strong international response the Ukrainian Ministry of Ecology did not react to save the abused animals from filthy conditions, and freezing winter temperatures. The inspectors confirmed the situation in the…

Donetsk independence leader assassinated in explosion

A key figure of self-proclaimed  Donetsk Republic died in an explosion at a cafe he owned in Donetsk city сenter, the local media reports. Alexander Zakharchenko‘s assassination was reported by Donetsk news agency DNR. There was no secret that  Zakharchenko has an argument with Kremlin, vividly criticizing Russian inconsistent policy towards self-proclaimed entities. Authorities in the “Donetsk…

Moscow demands Kiev to investigate real assassinations not fake

In a comment on fake news, and a staged assassination of Kiev journalist Arkadi Babchenko Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) requested from Ukrainian   authorities to  investigate the assassinations of journalists, and activists happened in the past, instead of indulging in theatrical performances of doubtful effects. Moscow has also assessed the operation as a stir, with…

Minsk II agreement re-launch in view

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas  agreed to attempt the re-launch of the efforts to solve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-speaking population backed by Moscow, have been fighting Ukraine troops since 2014, triggering Western sanctions. 🇷🇺🗣️🇩🇪Talks between Sergey #Lavrov & @HeikoMaas has started in Moscow. The Ministers meet for the…

Saakashvili march to impeach Poroshenko

More than 1,000 supporters of the Odessa Region’s former Governor Mikheil Saakashvili, who is also the leader of the Movement of New Forces, participate in a “march for impeachment” in central Kiev on Sunday. Saakashvili has held another protest in Kiev. Ukrainian media: 250 people came.Russian media: 2,500 people came. pic.twitter.com/xmQESbaNOx — Alec Luhn (@ASLuhn)…