Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, and a further 26 are injured, following fighting in the country’s restive eastern region. Advertisements
Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, and a further 12 are injured, in clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the country’s restive eastern region, ahead of peace talks in Minsk.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of the ‘threat of war’ in restive eastern Ukraine, following an increase in attacks by pro-Russian separatists.
Six Ukrainian servicemen have died in fighting in Ukraine’s restive eastern regions, as the weekend marks the one year anniversary of the rebel uprising in the east.
Fighting in Ukraine’s restive eastern region has left two Ukrainian servicemen dead in the past 24 hours, military officials have said.
Fighting has been reported near the Donetsk Airport in restive city in eastern Ukraine, despite a standing ceasefire between the two sides.
A column of fifty tanks and 40 missile systems was reported crossing into eastern Ukraine from Russia overnight, as peace talks finished in success in Minsk.
At least eight people are dead and 60 injured, mostly civilians, after the Ukrainian military headquarters and a residential area were hit by heavy rocket fire in the eastern city of Kramatorsk.
The key strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine has been the scene of intense fighting and artillery bombardment between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels.