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18 Ukrainian Soldiers Suffer Injuries or Concussions; Heavy Fighting Continues Around Avdeyevka; Power Out

February 26, 2017

Heavy fighting continues around Avdeyevka (Avdiivka) with 18 Ukrainian soldiers wounded or suffering concussions. Residents are without power or water and more homes were destroyed in fires.

Defense Ministry Announces New Information Operations Troops for Cyber Warfare; Political Prisoner Dadin’s Sentence Overturned

Live Updates: Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced Russia’s new Information Operations Troops which will be engaged in cyber warfare. The previous issue is here. Recent Analysis and Translations: ‘Hybrid Cyberwars’: Are the Russian Hackers’ Arrests About American or Internal Russian issues? Don’t Forget About ‘Soft Power’ Part of Russia’s ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine: Russian Activist […]

2 Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded in Battle; 4 Civilians, Including 3 Teenagers Injured in Shelling of Homes in 48 Hours

February 18, 2017

Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and 4 civilians, including 3 teenagers as heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine. The ‘Normandy Quartet’ announced yet another ceasefire to go into effect Monday, February 20.

Leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya Provide Details on Police Battalions From Their Republics Sent to Syria

February 15, 2017

Both the leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya have provided details on the military police battalions that have been sent from their republics to serve in Syria.

Trump Asks Flynn to Resign; US Says Russian Cruise Missile Violates Treaty; Protesters Ring St. Isaac’s

February 14, 2017

LIVE UPDATES: President Donald Trump has asked national security advisor Michael Flynn to resign after FBI intercepts of his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US indicated he gave “incomplete information” and withheld that the lifting of sanctions were discussed. The US says a Russian cruise missile is in violation of a 1987 arms-control […]