The ceasefire does not mean that Ukrainian soldiers cannot shoot in response – Poroshenko

Ukraine is ready to restore its territorial integrity by all means, but priority is currently given to peaceful solutions. This is was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his speech published on the official website.

“We now have enough power and political will in order to land the deciding blow to the illegally armed formations,” claims Poroshenko. Continue reading

“We will shoot you now and nobody will look for you!” – How “Berkut” veterans are living with Maidan veterans

This week I was supposed to be in the territorial defence battalion “Aidar” with the Ukrainian Defence Ministry. Instead of this, I am writing this blog in Somy.

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The border workers will not be able to defend the border in the East without the support of the military – former border worker

Lviv – The Western border of Ukraine is being protected, the Eastern one, however, requires defence. However, according to experts, Ukrainian border service workers are unable to protect the borders by themselves. One of the reasons is the lack of organisation of action of ATO forces and the border workers. This was stated during a video conference between Lviv and Donetsk experts at the local press club.
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The Cool Battalion. The second troop of the National Guard is going to Donbas. 

Igor Ilkiv, the head of the medical service of the second battalion of the National Guard about the life of the battalion.

The second battalion, which has been formed in April from three hundred volunteers and has undergone preparation at a polygon near Kyiv, is going to Donbas today.

“UP.Life” met with the head medic of the battalion Igor Ilkiv in order to ask him how well-stocked the medical unit is. 

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“For Them To Wage War and Not To Have Anything To Wear!” – The Families of the Fallen Near Volnovakha

Valeriya Dubarova, May 29th

Mourning continues in Volyn Oblast for the soldiers fallen during the ATO. At the polygon near Rivne, a vigil was held on Monday, and the men were buried the next day. The youngest of the fallen was 18 years of age.

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