About 250 US soldiers arrived in Ukraine this week to train two battalions Russia claims it found Airbus Direct Target drone downed in the Black Sea China is willing to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis: President Xi Jinping"Kremlin’s aim is to convince our people that the system is rigged,” contends @AmbassadorPower in speech at @AtlanticCouncil. #RussiaFactor US needs to train independent reporters globally to counter the likes of @RT_com, says @AmbassadorPowerUS must reassure allies twe have their backs, "and we must ensure that Russia pays a price for breaking the rules,” says @AmbassadorPower. “Russia’s actions are not standing up a new world order, they are tearing down the one that exists,” says @AmbassadorPowerOfficer who fled to Russian army sentenced for 8 years for treason by Ukrainian courtUkraine banned entrance for Mayor of Przemysl LNR and DNR groups commanders in Crimea: Crimea is an example which we are following31 attacks of Russian forces on Ukrainian positions before 6pm todayUkraine got UN document with Yanukovych request to Russia to send troops to UkraineDodon: We learned mistakes of past, hope we could solve Transdnistria issue with the help of RussiaKyiv asks UN's top court to make Moscow pay damages for MH17, shelling civilians Dodon: Today is historical day, before leaders of Moldova went to BrusselsUkraine files case at UN's top court accusing Russia of sponsoring 'terrorism' Meeting of President of Moldova and Putin started in MoscowPutin expects Dodon to pay the way for Russia-Moldova cooperationAzov protest near house of deputy head of appeal court of Poltava regionNews Front video where their positions hitATO spokesperson: In Pokrovsk district of Donetsk region, SBU found a cache of explosives Col. Motuzyanyk: Yesterday, 31 enemy shellings of Ukrainian positions occurred in the Mariupol sector Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Mariupol sector: enemy was active in Maryinka district and Azov sea coastal areas ATO spox: Over the previous day, UA Armed Forces did not incur any fatalities, 2 UA servicemen were wounded in action in Popasna area Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Luhansk sector: militants fired at UA positions only in the hours of darkness; no heavy weapons applied In Chisinau today, teachers protest, demand: to raise wages by 50% the rally is peacefulAerial view of fog/smog today in KyivThe Russian Federation has no intentions to rewrite the Minsk agreements - Lavrov President Poroshenko holds talks with President of China XI Jinping Russian FM Lavrov suggests West give up its values and work with Russia pragmatically.

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

17 January 2017
About 250 US soldiers arrived in Ukraine this week to train two battalions
Russia claims it found Airbus Direct Target drone downed in the Black Sea
China is willing to play a constructive role in the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis: President Xi Jinping
US needs to train independent reporters globally to counter the likes of @RT_com, says @AmbassadorPower
Ukraine banned entrance for Mayor of Przemysl
LNR and DNR groups commanders in Crimea: Crimea is an example which we are following
31 attacks of Russian forces on Ukrainian positions before 6pm today
Dodon: We learned mistakes of past, hope we could solve Transdnistria issue with the help of Russia
Dodon: Today is historical day, before leaders of Moldova went to Brussels
Meeting of President of Moldova and Putin started in Moscow
Azov protest near house of deputy head of appeal court of Poltava region
ATO spokesperson: In Pokrovsk district of Donetsk region, SBU found a cache of explosives
In Chisinau today, teachers protest, demand: to raise wages by 50% the rally is peaceful
Aerial view of fog/smog today in Kyiv