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"The ball is now in US court, decision is up to them," - Poltorak on lethal weapons supplies to Ukraine
The United States understands Ukraine’s needs, what Ukraine requires in the first place, but the ball is still in the U.S. court today and the decision to provide lethal weapons is up to them.

Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said on air of Channel 5, Censor.NET reports.

"My deep belief is that we must do our best to build the army capable to defend Ukraine on its own and then count on someone's help in order to be independent of the decision of the Senate or governments of other states. As for the process you have mentioned (the adoption of the law by the U.S. Congress to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine - Ed.), it is still to be reviewed and adopted," the minister said.

"The president of Ukraine has done everything possible for us to get weapons. I have repeatedly met with U.S Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Our last meeting was held in London. They understand our needs, what we require in the first place. But I think that the ball is still in the United States' court today. The decision is up to them," Stepan Poltorak added. In Ukrainian/український

Again! Europe is left out of the request. Is it they're known to be that weak and have NO military manufacturers? How sad that a European country has to go outside to get help. Sucklings!
on Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:39 pmAdmin
Action "Stop Putin" was held in 70 cities

Residents of at least 27 countries yesterday, October 14, the Day of the defender of Ukraine took to the campaign "Stop putin's War In Ukraine 2.0". The event took place in 70 cities.

This was reported site of the Ukrainian diaspora VIDIA .

The main requirements protesters: the withdrawal from Ukraine of Russian occupation troops return to Russia imported into the country weapons and military equipment, strengthening oversight of the OSCE and its admission to the Russian-Ukrainian border areas, the report said.

Earlier, the coordinator of the international campaign "Stop Putin" Irina von Burg the TV channel "112 Ukraine "said that the action called" Stop Putin "will be held in more than 60 countries. She said the event will be held in Ukrainian cities. In Ukrainian/український
US Vice President promised to respond to cyber attacks Russia "with the largest effect"

Biden also said that Russia is not possible to significantly affect the presidential election in the US

US Vice President Joe Biden said that Washington would respond to Moscow cyber attacks committed by Russian hackers, "the right time and with the greatest effect", reports NBC News.

Asked why the US has not yet responded to Russia, Biden said that "we are sending a signal (President Vladimir Putin - Ed.)."

Biden also said the US is able to do so, and added that Russia is not possible to significantly affect the presidential election in the US.

Recall that US intelligence believes that the latest cyber attacks on the electronic correspondence of individuals and institutions in the US, including breaks and mail-political organizations, is the Russian government.

Chairman of the subcommittee on cybersecurity in the US Senate Cory Gardner took the initiative to impose sanctions against Russia for hacking attacks, which are established in Washington were made to influence the electoral process. In Ukrainian/український
Putin wanted to cut off all Ukraine Black Sea - Russian politician

President of Russia Vladimir Putin , zamыshlyaya War in Donbas, Ukraine planyroval otrezat in all Black Sea, however zhestko proschytalsya.

Such opinion vыskazal Russo oppozytsyonnыy politician Leo Shlosberh in an interview with the site "Ukrinform".

Commenting rossyyskuyu aggression, Shlosberh said: "If by ocherednosty development of events pervыm bыl Krym, sweat Donbass, the Reshat problem upon in Back manner snachala Donbass, sweat Crimea. And, kstaty says problems Donbas reshyt lehche. Then something Russia yspuhalas."

According to him, the Kremlin yznachalno bыl cured prysoedynenyya for the Donetsk and Luhansk Russia "republics" But even in Putin not been enough for someone polytycheskoy oxen Avto to say: "Yes guys, ydem further."

"THEY Hoteliers After all, all Chernoe sea otrezat, ìû This allocate, This That was the understandable on ynformatsyonnoy the preparation, by everybody. THEY bыly uverenы, something Such well Krasnaya kovrovaya track will be and there. THEY did not ozhydaly Even, something Ukrainskaia Army will be so zaschyschat эtu part Ukraine ", - stressed Shlosberh.

According to him, now exhausted, nevzyraya Even in raznыe Political estimates and proyzoshedsheho in Ukraine, pыtatsya Look for ynstrumentы OUTPUT FROM situation.

"Clearly the same, something ÎÍÀ (war - Ed.) Continues. There there are troops, just in another number. Yes switched to Syria, but there (in the Donbass - Ed.) Nespokoyno there is absent Ukrainskaia State-owned power there partyzanskye otryadы, not orhanы hosvlasty there psevdovыborы there neponyatno something! This Nuzhny somehow Reshat image.

As soobschal "Observer" journalist Alexander Russo previously centurion vыskazal beliefs, responsibility for something and Donbas Krym poneset Each citizen of. In Ukrainian/український
In Ivano-Frankivsk at the OSCE Office grenade explosion

In Ivano-Frankivsk near the building where the office of the OSCE, grenade exploded.

It is reported by the local edition of "Halka" .

In the field of police said that the incident occurred around 1:00 at night. The explosion damaged the facade, broken windows, there were no injuries.

"During the inspection police had traces of explosive device, possibly a grenade" RGD-5 ". Currently police establish all the circumstances of the incident, interviewed witnesses and witnesses," - said in a statement.

On this fact openly criminal proceedings under Part 4 of Art. 296 (hooliganism) and Part. 1, Art. 263 (illegal handling of weapons, ammunition or explosives) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

It is noted that in the yard still parked cars observers.

As reported by the "Observer", before the OSCE expressed about the pictures in social networks with hints of "blind observers' mission. In Ukrainian/український
Ukraine in NATO, weapons to Ukraine: Hollande coined as re: Putin

If Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a new offensive in the Ukraine, the West will give weapons to Kyiv, and it will join NATO.

This was announced by French President Francois Hollande, says RFI .

"I think interest Putin is to demonstrate insight, calm game appropriate that it has taken (Crimea. - Ed.) And over there (in Ukraine. - Ed.) Did not do" - said Hollande.

It also allows for new sanctions against Russia in case of aggravation of the situation in the Donbas.

"If he's something else will then be even sanctions will put Ukraine arms, and she will join NATO," - said the French president.

As reported by the "Observer", 78% would support Ukrainian accession of Ukraine to the alliance , if a referendum on the country's membership in NATO. In Ukrainian/український
Told the media about the death of Russian military in Syria

Syria militants association "Faylak al-Sham" claimed the murder in the province of Hama six Russian military.

Reported Site .

It is noted that along with Russian soldiers were killed as the Syrian army and the Iranian military.

In common report said that before liquidate the military conducted surveillance on them for three months.

Note that the Ministry of Defense not declared the incident in Hama.

Earlier, Syria had shot down a Russian helicopter with five crew members on board. They all died.

As reported by the "Observer", Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree placing permanent combat aircraft of the Armed Forces in Syria. In Ukrainian/український
on Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:17 pmAdmin
Moscow and Warsaw rallies "Stop Putin"

Earlier, a similar action took place in Riga

In the Russian capital campaign is "Stop Putin," the channel "112 Ukraine . "Many participants holding Ukrainian flags, and there are verbal skirmish.
"Action" Stop Putin "held in Moscow. A group of people required to stop the aggression of the Kremlin against Ukraine. Many protesters came from the Ukrainian flag. Early action was a dispute between the parties and a young man who began to provoke the people and said that supports the policy of the Russian President, "- said in a statement.

A similar campaign was launched in the capital of Poland. "10 minutes ago in Warsaw, launched the action" Stop Putin. "Now there were about 20 people. Closer to 19:00 local time, people are usually going over" - told "112 Ukraine ".

A similar event was held today in the Latvian capital Riga .

As reported in more than 60 countries will take action under the name "Stop Putin." The broadcast channel "112 Ukraine , "said the coordinator of the international campaign" Stop Putin "Irina von Burg. She said the event will be held in Ukrainian cities. In Ukrainian/український
In a plane crash killed the Premier of Alberta Canada

Compassion expressed through tragedy Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Premier of the Canadian province of Alberta, Jim Prentice on the night of 13 to 14th October died during the plane crash in British Columbia (located in western Canada).

This is stated in a release posted on the website of the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.

"Jim Prentice has worked tirelessly for the benefit of residents of Canada and Alberta, as the post of federal minister, other positions as prime minister of the province. He respected the representatives of all parties in parliament. I had great fun working with him and I know that many colleagues it is not enough. We mourn the loss of the great Canadian. his legacy will live on in his work, which was made for all residents of Canada and Alberta, with his daughter, whom he loved and whom proud. on behalf of all Canadians, I Sophie express our deep condolences to the family and friends of Jim Prentice." In Ukrainian/український
US State Department warned of the change of rules submitting photos for visas

Starting November 1, 2016, all those applying for passports and US visas must provide photos without glasses

The US State Department warned of the change of rules submitting photos to the passport and US visa under which no longer accepted picture glasses.
This is stated in a communique agency, released on Friday.

" Since November 1, 2016, all those who apply for passports and US visas must provide photos without glasses. These changes will help prevent glare and shadows that could cause a delay in processing applications for visas and passports " - said a US diplomatic office.

This says that last year more than 200 thousand. Applications by only had passport photos of poor quality or did not meet other requirements for the photo, which led to a delay in processing applications.

" Problem number one had glasses. For this reason, many applications for US visas were also rejected " , - the establishment.

The changes will prevent many such failures and delays, allowing for more applicants obtain a passport or visa, noted the US State Department. In Ukrainian/український
Customs officers themselves destroyed their equipment - Groisman

Most scanners customs officers were beaten to not see that goods transported in containers, vehicles, said Groisman

At the Ukrainian customs no serviceable X-ray device that allows the survey items without removing them from the vehicle, container or packaging - they are all mechanically damaged.
This was stated by Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, noting that they "beat" the tax collectors themselves, reports UNIAN.

"We have no scanner (X-ray device that allows the survey items without removing them from the vehicle, container or package) is not at customs. All - mechanically damaged. That is, most customs officers took them beaten to not see that goods transported in containers, cars, "- said the prime minister.

"So our task today - technically" rearm "them modernize. Together we will do with our American partners. I think a year will be able to restore order. But two of work. First, local crisis things to do administrative orders. Secondly, there are other problems - systemic, strategic change, "- said Groisman.

He also noted that smugglers and shemnykam "not so easy to live as life was before."

"We have now launched the" customs hundred ", founded the" single window "introduced a completely different tariff for customs clearance. Now it is the result. If the May-July shemnyky sat and waited - "suffer" Groisman, not "suffer", then realized - not "suffer." It is not good to take them is not profitable: it is better to take the white than to hold on. So in August we received the plan 19 billion hryvnia - 21 billion 300 million. In September - also exceeded. All this gives results, "- said the prime minister. In Ukrainian/український
Day Ukraine defender Kobzon sang for terrorists in Luhansk

Kobzon gave a concert in occupied for Luhansk pro-Russian militants

People's Artist of the USSR, the Russian Federation State Duma deputy Iosif Kobzon again gave a concert in occupied Luhansk, Russian media.

"Here lives a courageous, selfless, people who fights for victory and believes in her living optimists," - said after the concert Kobzon.

Also, the report states that after the event akompaniatora.Kobzona pianist Alexei Evsukova decree of the head "FSC" was awarded the medal "For merits" of the second degree, and the singer gave an icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Kobzon also visited the children's musical school in Lugansk and met with representatives of the so-called Ministry of State Security of the Republic.

The actor announced that Friday evening will go to the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic to take part in the awarding ceremony of the festival ballet at Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, and after that - will show.

Earlier it was reported that Kobzon will receive a "passport NPT."

Recall Today is the defender of Ukraine. Ukraine marks the third time this holiday. In Ukrainian/український
Poroshenko appealed to Europeans to the question: Does anyone still believe that in Ukraine there are no Russian soldiers?

Putin made masquerade "green men" on the peninsula and leaked to the Donbas, said Poroshenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Russia is trying to repeat the Crimean scenario in Donbas. This is stated in the article the author Petro Poroshenko for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, which published a translation of "head office".

"Then I was among those who believed so, but my present perception of today - other: it instantly changed when the Kremlin ordered the first annex Crimea, and then attacked the troops east of my country. He did masquerade "green men" on the peninsula and leaked to the Donbas, while saying: "We are not there." The truth came to light very soon, when President Putin himself admitted that Russian soldiers standing on the peninsula to protect them during the so-called referendum. Obviously, these soldiers had not protect voters and "vote" and its falshovani rezultatymya "- said Poroshenko.

According to him, Russia is trying to repeat the Crimean scenario in Donbas.

"Do not look now a familiar one script that tries to put Russia in Donbas, where she is promoting a political solution and local elections ahead of all other steps? Is not it clear that the pro-Russian mercenaries are in Donbas order to another piece of Ukrainian lands was the victim of aggression Kremlin? Does anyone still believe that there is no Russian soldiers? "- Said the President of Ukraine.

Poroshenko said that ukryintsi should not fall into the trap more and enjoy the empty promises of.

"They are as toxic as its manipulation. According to the Ukrainian special services in the Donbas are more than 700 Russian tanks, more than 1,250 artyleryyskyh of more than 1,000 armored vehicles and more than 300 missile systems. Pro-Russian militants in the Donbas literally have more tanks and missile systems than the German Bundeswehr. But these data are not stopped by the Kremlin in order to deny their involvement in the region as well, as he already did in Crimea. Without this powerful Russian military capabilities could not appear there. He came to my country without an invitation, he attended there or for any other purpose - just to intimidate and kill. He must force so long Donbas (and Ukraine) bleed as long it pleases his boss, "- said Ukrainian president.

He noted that Russia misleading Western society

"Separation long served as Russia's appetite. Recently in the Netherlands was published the first results of an international investigation into shooting down MH17. The tragedy that resulted in the loss of 298 innocent lives - including 80 children - occurred in July 2014 in the skies over the Donbas, Ukraine not controlled territory. Russian machine misinformation unmatched in producing tons fictional theories did everything to confuse the investigation and western public opinion from Ukrainian Su-25 fighter, which allegedly brought down MH17, until the Ukrainian, not Russian anti-aircraft missiles. Now, after fair and comprehensive investigation, it was proved that it was a Russian rocket that was launched from the Russian system "Buk", she was taken to Ukraine from Russia and immediately after this horrific crime returned to Russia. Does anyone heard any apology from the other side through these detected results than discarding them - say, these results are "politically motivated" - and call the ambassador of the Netherlands in Moscow? "- Summed up Poroshenko. In Ukrainian/український

ALL European leaders are like little snails. You raise your hand in front of its face and they crawl into their shell. They're TOTALLY useless and worthless. And who's to blame for having their leaders in their place? Europeans! MOST Europeans, IMO don't give a rats ass about Ukraine and Ukrainians. The only ones that do are the ones that originated from Ukraine and other eastern European countries. Their armed forces are all weak-minded. They don't have the guts to stand-up to Putin. They'd rather have the US do their dirty work for them. Then most of them have the gonads to bash the US, when it comes for someone to go the other regions that are having conflicts. YES! I'm proud of being an American. At least we have the guts and strength militarily to stand-up to dictators, which Europe doesn't have the nerves or brains to do the same.

Look at its history. World Wars and now the Ukrainian war. And what does Europe WHICH Ukraine is PART OF THEIR CONTINENT!

Lately I've heard of small demonstrations throughout Europe. Take a guess who's taking part in them? Be honest with yourself on your guess. HOW MANY TIMES have we heard on social media "WHY ISN'T THE U.S. DOING ANYTHING"? DUH! Only uneducated jackasses think like that. WHY IN HELL aren't they asking the same from Europe? No wonder so many Europeans have moved to the North American continent. They don't feel secure in their European countries, especially when Europe has a union (EU) that is the laughing stock of democratic countries.

When will Europeans have a revolution to strengthen their continent? Or is it, they'd rather depend on the US for support? This is my honest sentiment of Europeans. Your cold hearts will get the best of you. And I hope to hell, next time you all are invaded and attacked that the U.S. just sits back and watches. Why don't you all get off your asses and do something about your continent? You're a disgrace to democracy. Perhaps everyone should change their last names to Chamberlain, because that's the EXACT attitude that runs rampant throughout Europe. All you Europeans, close your eyes and imagine having a loved one right now in Ukraine. HOW would you feel? That's my position and the position of many others throughout Europe, even someone you know that has family in Ukraine. Be a brother and support them. Don't sit on your asses and think you're watching a war movie. Look deep inside yourself.

on Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:38 pmAdmin
Moscow is going to supply weapons to Turkey

Russia may consider supply defense systems to Turkey

Moscow may consider supplying missile defense systems to Turkey. This was announced on October 14 the Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

According to him, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the meeting discussed various missile defense system, which in case of desire of the Turkish side could put Moscow Ankara.

This Peskov said that it is "entirely commercial matter" and called the topic "sensitive sector cooperation."

Turkish NTV channel, citing sources in the Foreign Ministry, said earlier this week that Ankara is ready to accept Russian proposals for the construction of air defense long-range.

The recent visit of Putin to Turkey was the first time in November 2015 Turkish military shot down a Russian military aircraft.

As reported by the head office, Putin Russians preparing for war. In Ukrainian/український
Poroshenko urged Europe to stop being naive about the intentions of Russia

President of Ukraine appealed to Europeans to stop with be naive about the intentions of Russia

It is essential that the investigation of the case MH17 established: the infamous "Buk" was in the Ukraine through uncontrolled land Ukraine-Russia border. This fact confirms the crucial border controls for a comprehensive settlement in the Donbass, which insists Ukraine for a long time.

This is stated in the article the author Petro Poroshenko for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, translation of which published "head office".

"What other Russian military equipment can get back to Ukraine if it can not detect Ukrainian authorities or international observers? Is it not that Russia hinders full access to the OSCE observer mission of our border and the region of Donbass feeds to keep their infiltration of military equipment and manpower? "- Poroshenko appeals to Europeans.

He insists on it nd that all Europeans must finally stop, given the true intentions of Russia to be so naive we all were in 2008 and another in 2014/15-m respectively.

"She does not want to stop their aggression if we do not stop it together. Fraud and manipulation is effective only when there is solidarity and insight. So we need the one and the other, including sanctions that will act up until the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine will be restored. They hold Russia at the negotiating table and prevent it cause an even greater loss of human lives, "- said the Ukrainian leader.

"All we have to spare no effort in that order again and again expose the masquerade in Russia, where it is only possible - even in the Donbass, though in Aleppo. This is what we can still try to force Russia to respect the post-war world order. Donbass can become an example of how we stop pretending that we do not see the masquerade of Russian aggression in Ukraine to thus prevent it to spread throughout the world, "= said Poroshenko. In Ukrainian/український
Nation march in Kiev: activists lit bombs and shouted "Glory to Heroes"

Nation march in the capital began to move under shouts of "Glory to Heroes"

Hundreds of activists marched from the monument Marsh Nation Motherland, the correspondent of "Commander".

The demonstrators unfurled banners Ukraine, "Azov" and "Right Sector" and chanting: "Glory to Heroes" and "Ukraine - above all!".

During the procession march nation activists also zapralyuvaly fires and blew petrdy.

Now convoy moves a doprohu lighting torches.

As reported by the head office, public building "Azov" created a political party "national body". The decision was taken at a congress in Kyiv .

Recall before that Kyiv walked Marsh glory of heroes. His oranizuvivalo Svoboda.

as reported in the metropolitan police during a march March Fame heroes there was only one incident, activists attacked the police . With him proiely preventive police work. In Ukrainian/український
on Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:00 amAdmin
Activists in Brussels called on Putin to stop

Actions demanding to Russia and its leadership to stop the war in Ukraine will take place also in more than twenty cities in Ukraine

In Brussels took action StopPutinsWarinUkraine, participants are encouraged to stop the war in Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The action continued in the heart of the European quarter, Schuman Square, where the offices of the European Commission, the European Council and the EU's foreign service.

Protesters were holding banners and chanting in English: "Stop Putin, stop the war!" "More sanctions!" "Your country may be the next," "Will Roman Sushchenko," "Will all illegal migrants!" "Putin - a terrorist!".

The action was also attended by Member of European Parliament mark demesmaeker who commented suggested that the EU should strengthen sanctions against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine and Syria.

Recall the 14th and 15th of October to the Day of Defender of Ukraine in more than 30 countries held international actions of solidarity with the Ukrainian people. They will be held under the slogan StopPutinsWarinUkraine .

Among the participants of the action - politicians, social activists, representatives of Ukrainian community of states of the EU, the US and China.

Participants also give his address to the OSCE, seeking to strengthen the activities of its mission in eastern Ukraine. In Ukrainian/український
on Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:56 amAdmin
In Kiev will march nation

Right Sector is preparing to spend the capital of the nation March

October 14 in the capital of Ukraine will march nationalists called "March of the Nation." The action will start at 18:00 at the monument "Motherland".

This writes the head of the party "Right Sector" Andrei Tarasenko on his page in Facebook. According to him, the feast of the Protection (October 14) is the main holiday of Ukrainian nationalists.

"On this day we remember the courage of the Knights of the Great Ukrainian nation. On this day, we are inspired by their example to continue the struggle for the Ukrainian state, "- he wrote.

Tarasenko urged all concerned to participate in marches and statements "about the irreconcilability of course pseudo state on defeat in war."

Currently, the metro "Arsenal" in the capital are going to people in the military and Brann is military equipment.

Recall now at the Sofia Square in Kyiv Military Lyceum oath.

Also on the occasion, and through events to law enforcement in Kiev on October 14 attracted about 4 thousand law enforcement officers. In Ukrainian/український
Putin ratifies deal for Russia to use Syria base indefinitely

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ratified an agreement with the Syrian government that allows Russia to use the Hmeimim air base in Syria indefinitely, the Kremlin said on Friday.

Russia's air force has launched air strikes in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from the Hmeimim base.

Russia also this week announced plans to build a permanent naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus......
Poroshenko to handover military hardware to Ukrainian servicemen in Kharkiv on Saturday

"Tomorrow, I will continue the tradition of public handover of equipment and weapons to the army. This time, these will be military and transport aircraft, missile and artillery weapons, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, trucks and vehicles of logistics support," he said during the celebrations to mark Defender of Ukraine Day on Friday morning in the center of Kyiv.

The president also said that he plans to meet with Ukrainian servicemen of the 6th wave of mobilization who have recently been discharged.

According to the information available to Interfax-Ukraine, Poroshenko will visit Kharkiv region on Saturday where he will handover the military hardware and present the new regional governor, Yulia Svitlychna, who is currently working as acting head of the regional administration....
Right-Wing Azov Battalion Enters Ukraine's Political Arena

Ukraine's far-right Azov Battalion has officially created a political party.

Greeted by chants of "Death to enemies!" at an inaugural party congress in Kyiv on October 14, Azov's new political head, Nazar Kravchenko, told some 300 attendees, many in military fatigues, that the party would work to defend Ukraine against Russian aggression.

The gathering coincided with traditional nationalist events marking the creation of the controversial World War II-era Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and to celebrate Ukrainian Cossacks.

It also marks the second annual Day of Defenders, a holiday established following Russia's seizure of Crimea and interference in eastern Ukraine, where a war has killed more than 9,600 people since April 2014.

Credited with recapturing the strategic port city of Mariupol from Russia-backed separatists in 2014, Azov is a former volunteer militia now included in the National Guard.

Due to members' far-right ideology and militancy, detractors believe the fighting force might also pose a threat to President Petro Poroshenko and the stability of the state.................
25 attacks recorded yesterday, Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Novozvanivka came under heavy artillery fire, - Staff

Over the past day, Russian hybrid forces committed 25 attacks on Ukrainian positions.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center as of the morning Oct. 14.

As noted, 14 cease-fire breaches were recorded in the area of Mariupol: "The enemy opened fire towards Talakivka, Marinka and Bohdanivka, using machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms, while Shyrokyne and Vodiane were hit by 120 mm mortars and 122 mm cannon artillery.

"10 attacks on ATO forces' positions were registered in the Luhansk region, including armed provocations near Novooleksandrivka and Stanytsia Luhanska. Militants used small arms and grenade launchers, an enemy sniper was active as well. Ukrainian positions in Novozvanivka were hit by 152 mm cannon artillery," the press center notes.

Only one attack was recorded in the vicinity of Donetsk.

"The enemy employed machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms against Avdiivka. 82 mm and 120 mm mortars were also used in this part of the front line," the report reads. In Ukrainian/український
"Army is our main guarantor, much more serious than Budapest Memorandum," - Poroshenko congratulated military on Defender of Ukraine Day. VIDEO

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian soldiers on Defender of Ukraine Day and posted a special video on his Facebook page.

He said the external threat has boosted the formation of the modern Ukrainian army, and this force has become more efficient than the Budapest Memorandum, Censor.NET reports.

"Ukrainian-speaking and Russian-speaking Ukrainians, Russians and other ethnic groups firmly cling to the sense of Ukrainian patriotism, defending the country shoulder to shoulder with weapons in their hands. Ukrainians are determined to continue fighting for their independence," Poroshenko stated. In Ukrainian/український
"Entire village came under 152 mm gun fire. House burnt down," - militants sprayed Ukrainian troops outside Talakivka, Vodiane. VIDEO

Terrorists employed mortars and 122 mm, 152 mm artillery against Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Mariupol.

As reported by Censor.NET citing 5 Channel, the attack destroyed a house dwelt by Ukrainian soldiers. Fortunately, no one died.

"The entire village came under 152 mm gun fire. The area was densely sprayed, thank God, no one was hurt. Guys are living not far from here. A shell hit the house, it burnt down. There are injured, but nobody died," a fighter said. In Ukrainian/український
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