Ukraine is negotiating three new sites for the disengagement of troops in Donbas.
10 February 2020
The disengagement of troops along the entire contact line in Donbas is contrary to the Minsk agreements, Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk has said in an interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
On February 9, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine nine times.
08 February 2020
This year, about 20 countries have joined the traditional Sea Breeze military exercises in Odesa.
On February 7, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas six times.
07 February 2020
Russian occupation troops have placed additional mines along the contact line, including in direct proximity to populated areas and civilian infrastructure in occupied Donbas.
Despite the positive impact of recent disengagement in the three agreed areas and the reconstruction of a bridge near Stanytsia Luhanska, a comprehensive ceasefire remains an essential element for progress, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Yaşar Halit Çevik, has said.
The SMM’s freedom of movement continued to be restricted, including at checkpoints in non-government-controlled Yasynuvata, Verkhnoshyrokivske, Nova Marivka and Voznesenivka, all in Donetsk region, and at a border crossing point in a non-government-controlled area of Luhansk region.
A delegation of high-ranking Saudi Arabian military officials led by Saudi Arabia's Assistant Minister for Defense Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Ais visited the Ukroboronprom State Concern on February 5-6, the concern's press service has reported.
Ukraine reiterates the importance of establishment of new Trilateral Contact Group’s working group for restoration of control of the Ukrainian government over the uncontrolled areas of the border with Russia.
On February 6, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine four times.
06 February 2020
The Medical Forces Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been created in the Ukrainian Armed Forces for the first time, according to ArmyInform.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine observed military and military-type presence inside the security zone in both Luhansk and Donetsk regions, including some in residential areas.
The State Concern “Ukroboronprom” takes part in International Defense Exhibition DefExpo 2020. The main goal of the Ukrainian delegation is to reach an agreement on increasing the share of innovative projects in military and technical cooperation between Ukraine and India.