UN Security Council Holds Emergency Session on Aleppo; Russia Calls ‘Propaganda’ as Reportedly 50,000 Civilians Flee

November 30, 2016

As Syrian troops advance on the Syrian city of Aleppo in a Russia-backed offensive, and 50,000 people pour out of the area, the United Nations Security Council is holding an emergency session today.

Ukraine Reports Five Soldiers Wounded As Foreign Ministers Meet In Minsk

The Ukrainian military claims that Russia-backed forces conducted 38 attacks yesterday; meanwhile the OSCE has announced the loss of a drone near Mariupol.

No Casualties Reported But Fighting Intense Around Mariupol; Ukrainians Mark Anniversary of Holodomor

November 26, 2016

There were no casualties reported today by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, but fighting remained intense particularly around Mariupol. Ukrainians marked the 82nd anniversary of Stalin’s terror-famine, known as the Holodomor.