Ukraine Day 1227: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Another Ukrainian security officer was assassinated in a car bomb in Donetsk Region; two other officers and a civilian were injured. This was the third such car-bombing of Ukrainian intelligence officers this year.
Yesterday’s coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here.
Col. Yuriy Vozniy, officer of the Ukrainian Security Service, assassinated in a car bomb June 28, 2017.
There was yet another car bomb reported in Ukraine today, this time in Konstantinovsky District of Donetsk Region, involving officers of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), according to Ukrainska Pravda. One officer was killed and two were wounded, and a local resident was also injured.
On the Lugansk line, 82-mm mortars and an armed BMP were fired near Krymskoye and grenade-launchers were fired on Stary Aydar and Novotoshkovskoye; small arms were fired on Sharov Kut.
In Other News:
o Manafort Reports $17.1 Million from Party of Regions
“In his report for 2012-2014 there is another $17 million, that is, in total, it is $30 million for the period of work for the Party of Regions from 2007-2014. And in addition from the period of 2005-2007, the ‘shadow bookkeeping’ is not reflected in official accounts.”
o Russian Defense Ministry Denies Russian Soldier Captured by Ukrainian Forces Was on Active Duty
Yuliya Krienko, a Ukrainian journalist, said in a post on Facebook that Ageyev had come to Ukraine to fight on the side of the separatists and had been issued a machine gun, although was not able to handle it very well. She posted a picture of his passport, issued May 26, 2016, and his military ID, which was issued May 18, 2015, but it is not clear what his status was when captured.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
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