MSTA-S echelon in Taganrog.@statedeptspox: U.S. deeply concerned about recent spike of violence in eastern Ukraine US sanctions 7 people, 8 entities "to counter attempts to circumvent" existing sanctions vs Russia over Crimea, UkraineMinistry of Defense: 47 attacks in the last 47 hours, most of them in Luhanske and Shyrokyne Leading Russian state strategist Mikhail Alexandrov calls for long-range bombers, cruise missiles and Iskander rockets vs. Ukraine. OSCE: 2900 explosions recorded during heavy battle near Svitlodarsk involving tanks, MRLS and artilleryUkrainian government diversifies its aviation portfolio, finds new markets in uneasy times of Russian aggression – President @poroshenko First plane of Saudi Arabia-Ukraine cooperationRussian forces again attempted to break Ukrainian defense near SvitlodarskATO spokesperson: UA officers from CIMIC help children in the frontline areas to celebrate St. Nicolas Day Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: UA military pilots improve their flying skills in winter time Col. Motuzyanyk: Most of shellings occurred in the southern part of the Mariupol sector with epicenter of hostilities in Shyrokyne ATO spox: Yesterday, 1 UA serviceman was killed in action, 10 – WIA. 8 UA servicemen incurred concussion Col. Motuzyanyk: Today, at 10:30 AM, near Luhanske, militants attempted to conquer UA positions, but in vain; no casualties in UA Army ATO spox: Enemy shelling of Avdiyivka industrial area continues – after dusk, militants started their attack and finished in 5 hours Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Other enemy armed provocations occurred near “Putylivka Mine” position and Zaytseve ATO spokesperson: In total, militants violated cease-fire government in the Donetsk sector for 9 times Col. Motuzyanyk: Luhansk sector: hostilities moved to east – near Stanytsia Luhanska, enemy opened fire for several times ATO spox: Additionally, short enemy shellings occurred in Lobacheve, Zhovte, Krymske and near Popasna Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Overall, enemy shelled UA positions in the Luhansk sector for 11 times ATO spokesperson: Mariupol sector: number of enemy shelling is the largest – 27 instances of cease-fire violation Col. Motuzyanyk: Mil situation in the ATO area continues deteriorating: 47 instances of cease-fire violation comparing to 24 a day before ATO spox: Most strained military situation remains in the Svitlodarsk area – Luhanske village where enemy fired with mortars and artillery Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine December 20, 2016, 00:00 EET Picture from fires in KharkivThe fires in the hangar in KharkivSeveral Ukrainian soldiers reportedly cut at positions near Svitlodarsk27 houses damaged, no gas no electricity in Luhans'ke village near Svitlodars'k47 attacks by Russian forces on Ukrainian positions yesterdayWho and how voted on Ukraine-sponsored draft resolution concerning Crimea.

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20 December 2016
MSTA-S echelon in Taganrog
.@statedeptspox: U.S. deeply concerned about recent spike of violence in eastern Ukraine
US sanctions 7 people, 8 entities "to counter attempts to circumvent" existing sanctions vs Russia over Crimea, Ukraine
Leading Russian state strategist Mikhail Alexandrov calls for long-range bombers, cruise missiles and Iskander rockets vs. Ukraine.
Ukrainian government diversifies its aviation portfolio, finds new markets in uneasy times of Russian aggression – President @poroshenko
First plane of Saudi Arabia-Ukraine cooperation
ATO spokesperson: UA officers from CIMIC help children in the frontline areas to celebrate St. Nicolas Day
Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: UA military pilots improve their flying skills in winter time
Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine December 20, 2016, 00:00 EET
Picture from fires in Kharkiv
The fires in the hangar in Kharkiv
Several Ukrainian soldiers reportedly cut at positions near Svitlodarsk
27 houses damaged, no gas no electricity in Luhans'ke village near Svitlodars'k
47 attacks by Russian forces on Ukrainian positions yesterday
Who and how voted on Ukraine-sponsored draft resolution concerning Crimea.