Defense

09 April 2020

Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Russian-backed forces have shelled the positions of the Ukrainian Joint Forces in Luhansk region, killing a Ukrainian serviceman, the press center of the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has reported on Facebook.

TCG agrees on mutual exchange of detainees no later than Easter

TCG agrees on mutual exchange of detainees no later than Easter

The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) for the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas at a meeting on April 8 reached principled agreements on the lists for the mutual release of detained persons, the president’s press service reported on Wednesday evening.

08 April 2020

07 April 2020

06 April 2020

Third coronavirus case recorded in Ukrainian army

Third coronavirus case recorded in Ukrainian army

Three cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been registered in the Ukrainian Armed Forces as of the morning of April 6, with 99 people in self-isolation, the press service of the medical forces command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has reported.

04 April 2020

OSCE SMM Chief Monitor Çevik reiterates need for mine action in Donbas

OSCE SMM Chief Monitor Çevik reiterates need for mine action in Donbas

As the world marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Yaşar Halit Çevik, and the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, Henrik Villadsen, reiterated the importance and urgency of conducting mine action in eastern Ukraine.

03 April 2020

02 April 2020

01 April 2020

31 March 2020

Invaders blocking SMM’s work in Donbas

Invaders blocking SMM’s work in Donbas

On 28, 29 and 30 March, members of the armed formations again denied attempts of the SMM to travel towards non-government-controlled areas – seven times in Donetsk region, and three times in Luhansk region. 

30 March 2020

28 March 2020

27 March 2020

Ukrainian Armed Forces receive upgraded T-80 tanks

Ukrainian Armed Forces receive upgraded T-80 tanks

Kharkiv Armored Plant, which is part of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, has transferred 13 units of upgraded combat vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the concern's press service.

Ukrainian Armed Forces receive upgraded T-80 tanks

Ukrainian Armed Forces receive upgraded T-80 tanks

Kharkiv Armored Plant, which is part of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, has transferred 13 units of upgraded combat vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the concern's press service.

Invaders fire banned mortars in Donbas

Invaders fire banned mortars in Donbas

Russian-occupation troops have opened fire on positions of the Joint Forces in Donbas three times. No casualties among Ukrainian military have been reported.

26 March 2020

25 March 2020

24 March 2020

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