Heavy fighting in Northern DonetskAvdiivka: Promka is under mortars fire again Russia lets a Ukrainian prisoner free. He is blind and has no hands. He spent 2 yrs in RU captivityGraham Phillips was today at POW swapVolodymyr Zhemchugov without arms and an eye after captivity.@FareedZakaria: You don't need to buy stability in the Middle East by sacrificing Ukraine Panetta: If we are not together, Russia will take advantage of itPanetta: last thing you want to do is roll the dice with Putin. I don't trust him, never was able to trust himFrance's Lellouche: Our priority No. 1 is to fix Middle East, and we can only do it with help of Russia, not against itPanetta: In the US Congress, Democratic and Republican majority supports Ukraine and tough policy against PutinPanetta on Trump: He continues to say things that in a real world will never happenFM @PavloKlimkin: Ukraine is existential for Russia because Ukraine's democratic success is a challenge for RussiaPanetta: US needs to provide defensive weapons to UkraineEx-CIA chief Panetta on Russia: You can't deal with a bully from weakness. You have to deal with them from strengthUkr Def Min Poltorak: "Putin is about to persuade the world, DNR buys a small navy in the local supermarkets." Leon Panetta: When you look in Putin's eyes, you see KGB, KGB, KGBZakaria: It cost Russia very little to destabilize Ukraine. It cost West a lot to stabilize itUkrainian writer Roman Ivanychuk died In LvivVladimir Zhemchugov and Yuri Suprun released from Russian captivity Poroshenko and Merkel discussed the situation in the Donbass Ukraine has with whom to replace corrupt judges and prosecutors – Aslund Lutsenko: Three out of five of my deputies are under 30 and never worked in prosecutor's officeMP Nayyem @mefimus: There is a cold war between elites. I don't know who will win, but the country will lose #YESUkraine2016 Nayyem @mefimus "Mr. Lutsenko, 2y ago we stood on the same side of the barricades. What happened?" #YESUkraine2016 Nayyem @mefimus "We really are troublemakers, but only because we aren't satisfied with efficiency, transparency of govt" #YESUkraine2016 Nye: Principles which form the institutes, such as when Yanukovych, just a little weakerMP Nayyem: One of the holes in this glass is energy. Did you do anything with the energy monopoly of Akhmetov in 2 years?Lutsenko didn't have time to face off w @Leshchenkos on corruption, yet had time to make stage props for lunch talk. Lutsenko makes holes in a plastic glass to show how budget is losing moneyLutsenko: I don't think that counting convicted corruptionists is the essence of my job #YESUkraine2016

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

17 September 2016
Russia lets a Ukrainian prisoner free. He is blind and has no hands. He spent 2 yrs in RU captivity
Volodymyr Zhemchugov without arms and an eye after captivity
.@FareedZakaria: You don't need to buy stability in the Middle East by sacrificing Ukraine
Panetta: If we are not together, Russia will take advantage of it
Panetta on Trump: He continues to say things that in a real world will never happen
Panetta: US needs to provide defensive weapons to Ukraine
Ukr Def Min Poltorak: "Putin is about to persuade the world, DNR buys a small navy in the local supermarkets."
Leon Panetta: When you look in Putin's eyes, you see KGB, KGB, KGB
Zakaria: It cost Russia very little to destabilize Ukraine. It cost West a lot to stabilize it
Ukrainian writer Roman Ivanychuk died In Lviv
Vladimir Zhemchugov and Yuri Suprun released from Russian captivity
Ukraine has with whom to replace corrupt judges and prosecutors – Aslund
Lutsenko: Three out of five of my deputies are under 30 and never worked in prosecutor's office
Nayyem @mefimus "Mr. Lutsenko, 2y ago we stood on the same side of the barricades. What happened?" #YESUkraine2016
Nye: Principles which form the institutes, such as when Yanukovych, just a little weaker
Lutsenko didn't have time to face off w @Leshchenkos on corruption, yet had time to make stage props for lunch talk.
Lutsenko makes holes in a plastic glass to show how budget is losing money
Lutsenko: I don't think that counting convicted corruptionists is the essence of my job #YESUkraine2016