Poroshenko: Grateful to Portugal's Parliament for recognition of Holodomor as genocide against the people of Ukraine. In Dnipro city SBU detained "DNR" militantFontanka: Petersburg police was said to be prepared to war time. Article later deletedAlain Juppe ready to step in as presidential candidate if the beleaguered Francois Fillon pulls out, entourage says EU extends sanctions against Ukraine's fugitive president Yanukovych and his 14 associates until 6 March 2018 OSCE SMM UAVs also saw T-64 tanks in government-controlled Aslanove and D-30 towed artillery guns in so-called “DPR”-controlled Sakhanka An earlier OSCE SMM UAV flight had recorded four 82mm mortar impacts at the Donetsk filtration station Hug: On Friday so-called “DPR” fired on OSCE SMM monitors and stolen UAV as they tried to monitor reported shelling of filtration station Hug: For first 3 days of this week SMM recorded almost the same number of expl caused by Minsk-proscribed weapons as for entire last week Last week SMM recorded increase in use of proscribed weapons: 250% increase in artillery explosions, 12-fold increase in mortar explosions Col. Andriy Lysenko: Over the previous day, 1 UA serviceman was killed in action, 22 UA servicemen were wounded in action ATO spox: Mariupol sector: Major hostilities occurred in southern part of the sector where heavy weapons were largely applied Col. Lysenko: In the Donetsk sector, militants violated cease-fire government 30 times ATO spokesperson: Yesterday, in Avdiivka, enemy fired over 200 mortar mines and 80 tank shells at UA positions Col. Andriy Lysenko: Avdiivka was under heavy enemy shelling since dawn till late evening – tanks and mortars were largely applied ATO spox: Major hostilities in the Horlivka perimeter occurred in Zaytseve and Mayorsk Col. Lysenko: Donetsk sector: At Svitlodarsk, militants largely applied small arms, including sniper rifles ATO spokesperson: Over the previous day, militants shelled UA positions 27 times Col. Andriy Lysenko: For the first time in last 2 years, Lysychansk area which is 15 km north of frontline was shelled by enemy artillery ATO spox: Stanytsia Luhanska district: a single enemy armed provocation occurred in Malynove village in the morning Col. Lysenko: In Krymske, militants fired over 100 mortar shells – in the morning and before the sunset ATO spokesperson: Local infrastructure in Popasna incurred damages as a result of enemy shellings Col. Andriy Lysenko: Luhansk sector: Yesterday, in Popasna area, militants fired at UA positions over 120 mortar mines DNR group declared trade embargo with Ukraine Rally at Bankova against shutdown of "Radio Vesti"Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine March 3, 2017, 00:00 EET Rally near Verkhovna Rada to legalize prostitution Damage in Avdiivka after shelling116 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier killed, 22 wounded. BM-21 GRAD used against Vodyane near Mariupol"We talked little about terrorism as I recall and somehow the subject of Ukraine came up," Sessions says of meetig with Russia Amb. Kislyak

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

3 March 2017
In Dnipro city SBU detained "DNR" militant
Fontanka: Petersburg police was said to be prepared to war time. Article later deleted
Alain Juppe ready to step in as presidential candidate if the beleaguered Francois Fillon pulls out, entourage says
EU extends sanctions against Ukraine's fugitive president Yanukovych and his 14 associates until 6 March 2018
OSCE SMM UAVs also saw T-64 tanks in government-controlled Aslanove and D-30 towed artillery guns in so-called “DPR”-controlled Sakhanka
An earlier OSCE SMM UAV flight had recorded four 82mm mortar impacts at the Donetsk filtration station
Hug: For first 3 days of this week SMM recorded almost the same number of expl caused by Minsk-proscribed weapons as for entire last week
Rally at Bankova against shutdown of "Radio Vesti"
Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine March 3, 2017, 00:00 EET
Rally near Verkhovna Rada to legalize prostitution
Damage in Avdiivka after shelling
116 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier killed, 22 wounded. BM-21 GRAD used against Vodyane near Mariupol