The command of the Ukrainian Joint Forces is introducing from 00:00 on December 29, 2018 an indefinite ceasefire regime along the entire line of combat clashes with Russian occupation forces, the press service of the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation has reported.
The Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and to the Trilateral Contact Group, Martin Sajdik, and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), Ertugrul Apakan, have welcomed the sides' recommitment to the ceasefire on the occasion of the New Year and Christmas festivities, according to a report posted on the OSCE website.
Militants launched eight attacks on Ukrainian positions, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements three times, in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
Militants launched 7 attacks on Ukrainian positions, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements once, in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
The Ukroboronprom State Concern transferred over 2,500 units of high-precision weapons to the Ukrainian army in 2018, the concern's press service has reported.
The protection of the state border will be enhanced during the New Year’s holidays, according to Oleh Slobodian, an assistant to the State Border Guard Service head.
The domestic system of border security is being modernized given the current challenges and threats. Effective cooperation has been established with border and law enforcement agencies of neighboring states and international institutions.
Militants launched 5 attacks on Ukrainian positions, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements twice, in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
Russian-occupation forces launched 20 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements seven times, on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day.
December 23, Russian-occupation forces observed the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
Deputy Head of Luhansk Regional State Administration Hennadiy Ivanenko and Chairman of Lviv Regional Council Oleksandr Hanushchyn have held joint events in Stanytsia Luhanska, the press service of Luhansk Regional State Administration has reported.
Russia has deployed more than a dozen Su-27 and Su-30 fighter jets to occupied Crimea to boost its air force on the peninsula, Reuters has reported, referring to its witness.
A group of British Navy officers will arrive in Ukraine in January to plan joint exercises with the Ukrainian Navy.
Defense Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak and UK Secretary of State for Defence Mr Gavin Williamson met in Odesa with the families of Ukrainian sailors illegally detained by the Russian Federation in the Kerch Strait.