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Ukraine's Army Prepares For Possible Rebel Offensive

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

By Pavel Polityuk and Anton Zverev KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east becaus...

Ukraine Says Government Forces Have Entered Rebel-Held City

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 10.17.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough developme...

Key Win For Ukrainian Forces

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | World

By Pavel Polityuk and Timothy Heritage KIEV, June 13 (Reuters) - Ukrainian government forces reclaimed the port city of Mariupol from...

Ukraine's Military Is Raising Money Through Text Donations And It's Going To Need Them

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

Ukraine's government came up with a novel campaign to solicit donations from the general public, and it appears to be paying off. The country's bel...

Ukraine's Defense Chief Denies Military Will Hold Exercises In Central Kiev (UPDATE)

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

KIEV, April 30 (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense ministry said it had no plans to hold military exercises in the capital Kiev on Wednesday night, contra...

Ukraine's Military On Full Alert For Possible Russian Attack

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

KIEV, April 30 (Reuters) - Ukraine's armed forces are on full military alert in case of a Russian invasion, the country's acting president said on W...

Dispatch from Donetsk: The Ukrainian Army is Ready to Fight

Dmitry Tymchuk | Posted 06.25.2014 | World
Dmitry Tymchuk

April 24th marked the beginning of large-scale Russian military exercises on Russia's border with eastern Ukraine. According to the Defense Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergei Shoigu, this is a direct response to the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Donbas region. We believe that this claim is untrue. If the exercises had just started now, what have more than 50,000 Russian troops been doing at the Ukrainian border for about a month and a half?