Russian occupation forces launched 12 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements three times, on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Oleksandr Syrsky as commander of the Ukrainian Joint Forces.
A total of 2,973 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed during the Russian aggression against Ukraine in Donbas.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has honored the memory of seven Ukrainian servicemen, who died near Novoselivka village in Donetsk region in 2014.
The British Royal Navy ship HMS Echo has arrived in the Odesa seaport on a three-day friendly visit. A team of military seamen will take part in a joint exercise in the Black Sea together with the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
Secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov has congratulated infantry soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on their professional holiday, Infantry Day, which is marked in Ukraine for the first time today, May 6.
A delegation of representatives of the Defense Attaché Office at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine visited the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
On May 5, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire 11 times in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas, using the weapons banned under the Minsk agreements twice.
Russian occupation forces violated ceasefire 21 times, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements nine times, in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
Tactical air defense exercises have taken place in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Donbas according to the decision of Ukrainian Joint Forces Commander Serhiy Nayev, the press service of the JFO headquarters has reported on Facebook.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak is surprised that businessman Ihor Kolomoisky does not understand who is fighting in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine will purchase 24 modern light patrol helicopters for the State Border Guard Service, President Petro Poroshenko has said.
Russian-backed forces have shelled the residential quarters of Maryinka, a frontline city in Donetsk region, damaging six houses, the press service of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry has reported.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted a successful operation in Novozvanivka village in Luhansk region and moved one kilometer forward.