OSCE SMM's Hug: Easter is a time of renewal and hope. This Easter, the sides have an opportunity to restore hope, give true expression to their beliefs and traditions Ukraine

Map. History of Ukraine conflict

24 June 2018
Senator Rob Portman:I'm visiting Ukraine this week.  As Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine persists, it is important to reaffirm that the United States stands firmly with Ukraine and the Ukrainian people in their struggle to defend their independence and territorial integrity.2 month ago
Senator Rob Portman:I'm visiting Ukraine this week. As Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine persists, it is important to reaffirm that the United States stands firmly with Ukraine and the Ukrainian people in their struggle to defend their independence and territorial integrity.
Rally near OSCE office in Luhansk demanding release of "Nord" boat, seized by Ukraine
Near Mayorske checkpoint border guards found 16 grenades for RPG-72 month ago
Near Mayorske checkpoint border guards found 16 grenades for RPG-7
2 month ago
Poltorak: We do not plan to capture the Donbass, the way Russia captured Chechnya
Poroshenko: Ukraine to end counter-terrorism operation at Donbas in May. There will be another format of defending the territorial integrity of Ukraine
2 month ago
The leader of the Union of Volunteers of Donbass, Muscovite Alexander Boroday, set the task to form groups that can be sent to fight in Ukraine
Minsk contact group agreed to simplify crossing the LoC2 month ago
Minsk contact group agreed to simplify crossing the LoC
2 month ago
OSCE SMM's Hug: Easter is a time of renewal and hope. This Easter, the sides have an opportunity to restore hope, give true expression to their beliefs and traditions Ukraine
2 month ago
Hug: Last week in Travneve I met many people, cut off from graves of their loved ones and churches in nearby Holmivskyi by mined roads and fortifications. They, like thousands of others, must be allowed to travel and to celebrate Easter; there must be a safe access to roads
2 month ago
OSCE SMM's Hug: Of immediate concern are thousands of people who will be travelling during Easter period to visit family and to visit graves after Easter. People must be permitted to travel in safety
2 month ago
OSCE Hug: Mine clearance and marking need to start in earnest now. The sides recognised this and have indeed committed to doing so as far back as September 2014 when they signed paragraph 6 of the Minsk Memorandum
2 month ago
Hug: Even when ceasefire is fully complied with, mines and UXO will slow down if not prevent return of intern.displaced persons. Many IDPs from Shyrokyne want to return home but can't. Shyrokyne like hundreds of other settlements along contact line is ringed by landmines
2 month ago
OSCE Hug: Last year SMM recorded 145 victims of mines and unexploded ordnance; 20 were children. One of the latest victims this year - a young Ukrainian de-miner Anatoli, who was injured as he helped de-mine the access road to the Donetsk Filtration Station
2 month ago
OSCE Hug: Yesterday was International Day for Mine Awareness. It reminds that explosive remnants of war: landmines and unexploded ordnance – pose a threat to population. Mines and UXO will not disappear automatically, the sides need to act Ukraine IMAD2018
2 month ago
OSCE's Hug: In 3 days people all across Ukraine will come together to celebrate Easter and many things, including hope, hope for a better future, hope that – despite past failures – peace is possible.
2 month ago
Hug: The recommitment to ceasefire has brought results. Since 30 March SMM recorded 1,721 ceasefire violations. There were over 5,000 ceasefire violations last week, it's a progress compared to this time last year. But for people in Donbas this progress is too slow
2 month ago
OSCE's Hug: It's the 7th day since 30 March when the sides recommitted to ceasefire one more time, but for people in Donetsk and Luhansk regions the suffering continues. For many of them the basic necessities of life – water, gas, electricity – remain absent or problematic
2 month ago
Verkhovna Rada adopted statement to the World on Russian "Nord Stream 2" pipeline
2 month ago
Media briefing by OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug
Defensive plant "Photoprylad" in Cherkasy was attacked with 2 RGD-5 grenades yesterday. No casualties, small material damage
Flights of Ukrainian aviation in Myrhorod
2 month ago
Poltorak: Russia keeps 77 thousand soldiers and equipment near the Ukrainian border
2 month ago
Verkhovna Rada voted for Poroshenko's draft law on "National Security of Ukraine" in first reading
The SBU: Explosion near Espresso TV is an assassination attempt on Mosiichuk and was organized by Russia2 month ago
The SBU: Explosion near Espresso TV is an assassination attempt on Mosiichuk and was organized by Russia
3 National guards soldiers were wounded during training in Kryvyi Rih
Priydniprovsk Power station caught on fire this morning
OSCE chief Thomas Greminger: Open, productive talks with Russia Foreign Min. Lavrov on margins of MCIS2018. Stressed need for de-escalating tensions between Russia and West, and importance of implementing Minsk Agreements Ukraine. Also discussed Structured Dialogue and other trust-inducing steps @mfa_russia2 month ago
OSCE chief Thomas Greminger: Open, productive talks with Russia Foreign Min. Lavrov on margins of #MCIS2018. Stressed need for de-escalating tensions between Russia and West, and importance of implementing Minsk Agreements Ukraine. Also discussed Structured Dialogue and other trust-inducing steps @mfa_russia
39 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
2 month ago
Clashes reported today at Yasinuvata Checkpoint between North Donetsk, Makiyivka and Avdiyivka
2 month ago
FOR MEDIA: Alexander Hug, the SMM's Principal Deputy Chief Monitor, will hold its regular news briefing on Thursday, 5 April in Kyiv >>
The SBU found three hideouts with weapons and ammunition in the area of ​​ATO
Russian propaganda actress who played at least five roles for Kremlin propaganda channels in Ukraine is spotted in Latvia.2 month ago
Russian propaganda actress who played at least five roles for Kremlin propaganda channels in Ukraine is spotted in Latvia.
Moldova : Six Sentenced For Plotting Plahotniuc's Assassination
2 month ago
Contact group meeting just started in Minsk
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