Ukraine's General Staff has several scenarios for liberation of the occupied areas in Donbas.
"Ukraine's interests should be adequately protected in the Permanent Court of Arbitration," the Head of State emphasized and signed the order on the representation of Ukraine in the legal proceedings in the Permanent Court of Arbitration regarding the violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. According to this document, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Olena Zerkal will defend the interests of our country.
President Petro Poroshenko is confident that the deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions can become a guarantor of peace in Ukraine.
KYIV, Ukraine—On Wednesday, Russian weapons killed three Ukrainian troops and wounded five more in eastern Ukraine’s embattled eastern Donbas region, where Moscow continues to wage a 4-year-old proxy war, which has, so far, killed more than 10,300 Ukrainians.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has passed draft law No. 7163 on special aspects of state policy to ensure Ukraine's state sovereignty in temporarily occupied areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions (the so-called Donbas reintegration bill).
The document was backed by 280 lawmakers, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Nearly three weeks have passed since 73 Ukrainian captives walked free and were reunited with their families in the largest prisoner exchange since Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014.
Combined forces of Russian-backed militants and Russian troops on January 1 continued violating the ceasefire, which was agreed from December 23 in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, and mounted five targeted attacks on Ukrainian army positions, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Near the touch line, President Petro Poroshenko met liberated Ukrainians who were kept in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.