Joint Forces Operation: Russian forces attempted to enter Ukrainian positions at Novotoshkivske, attempt repelled. Body of 1 attacker left on the field
Joint Forces Operation: Russian forces after failed attempt to breakthrough the lines asked for ceasefire and Ukrainian side agreed due to International Humanitarian laws to allow to remove casualties from the field, but Russian side is now falsely accusing Ukraine in attack
Clashes near Novotoshkivske, Orihove, Krymske, Hutir Vilniy have ceased. 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 4 wounded
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 15 times. 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed
: Democrats must apologize to USA: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that "United States Ambassador Gordon Sondland did NOT link financial military assistance to a request for Ukraine to open up an investigation into former V.P. Joe Biden & his son, Hunter Biden
Bloomberg scoops that Marc Kasowitz is repping Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, and matches @woodruffbets reporting from a few months back-that the FBI is investigating him
Russia is ready to reduce gas prices for Ukraine by 25 percent in case of direct supplies - Putin
There is nothing substantive in the Steinmeier formula, to some extent it contradicts the Minsk agreements, but the Russian Federation agreed with it - Putin
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Russia Ministry of Defense: S-400 units in Crimea hold a drill on repelling of saboteur attacks
The JIT wants to find out whether the Russian defense minister Sergey Shoigu and FSB director Aleksandr Bortnikov were directly involved in taking down flight MH17.
The Dutch-led team investigating the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014 have released recorded conversations which they say took place between "top Russian officials" and "Ukrainian separatists" in relation to the incident
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@JITMH17 investigates the DIRECT involvement of Russian Defense Minister Shoigu and FSB boss Bortnikov in the downing of MH17
Investigators of the Malaysian plane disaster in Ukraine link suspects with Russian officials
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Igor Dodon gets his government in Moldova, full of his ex-advisers, led by Ion Chicu after 62 Democrats and Socialists vote for it in a rushed parliament session.
Ukraine will abandon Minsk process if it doesn't start bearing concrete results, says MFA @VPrystaiko. Patience in Kyiv is wearing thin
Varhelyi says EU financial assistance to Moldova will be suspended if reforms don't continue
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 17 times.
Amb. Taylor, top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, says he was so alarmed with White House decision to block military aid to Ukraine he sent a classified cable directly to the secretary of state for first time in his career to urge the funds released adding not doing so "would be folly."
"There's corruption in every country, including ours," replies Amb. Taylor to question from @RepChrisStewart.
Kent: "I am not aware of any Ukrainian connection to the company," referring to CrowdStrike
"there's no factual basis I know of that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election" Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent
Moldovan President Igor Dodon nominated his adviser on economics Ion Kiku, who should be approved by the parliament, as prime minister.
Kent is asked whether Zelensky wanted a Trump meeting because it would bestow legitimacy. He goes a slightly different route: "It would primarily boost his leverage to negotiate with Putin about the Russian of 7 percent of Ukraine's territory."
"Ukraine is a young democracy. It has been violently attacked by Russia." If we believe in the sovereignty of nations, we must support Ukraine. - Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor.
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CDA Pennington participated in a ceremony today to officially transfer two Island Class Patrol Boats to Ukraine that were refurbished in the U.S. The United States stands strongly in support of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, extending to its territorial waters
Ukraine government officials "were livid" when summary of July 25 call was released, testifies Amb. Taylor
The charge d'affaires of the U.S. embassy in Ukraine William Taylor has told the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee that he noticed there were two policy channels operating with Ukraine which were a "regular" and an "irregular" one
Amb. Taylor: Pentagon said military aid to Ukraine was "effective" and "should be restored" after White House blocked it. "More Ukrainians would have died without U.S. assistance."
Taylor: "By mid-July it was becoming clear to me that the meeting President Zelenskyy wanted was conditioned on the investigations of Burisma and alleged Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections."
Key moment: Taylor says "I sat in astonishment" when he heard OMB official saying security aid to Ukraine was on hold. "Ukrainians were fighting Russians and counted on assurance of U.S. support." OMB official says directive had come "from the president" to chief of staff to OMB