Ukraine Day 917: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. While there were no casualties reported today, Russian-backed militants kept up their attacks on the usual areas around Donetsk and Mariupol defended by the Ukrainian Army. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General cited top Russian officials responsible for instigating the war on Ukraine.
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While there were no casualties reported today, Russian-backed militants kept up their attacks on the usual areas around Donetsk and Mariupol defended by the Ukrainian Army, and repeated attacks that have been added to the list under fire in recent weeks.
At 6:00 am, the ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] reported 46 instances in the previous 24 hours of firing on Ukrainian positions.
Elsewhere in the news today:
o Putin Advisor Cited by Ukrainian Prosecutor as Helping Plan for War in Ukraine
Details on Glazyev’s involvement are in a video uploaded to YouTube by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office. The video has audio tapes of conversations said to be had by Glazyev with Konstantin Zatulin and others on how Kharkiv, Odess, Donetsk and Zaporochia regional state administrations could be seized.
o Ukraine Demands Release of Jailed Crimean Tatar Leader
o Ukrainian Presidential Representative Says No Election Law to Be Drafted in Minsk
Iryna Herashchenko, presidential humanitarian envoy to the Trilateral Group in Minsk negotiating the Minsk accord implementation, said today that no election laws for Ukraine are being drafted in Minsk, Unian reported. Such laws would have to be drafted by the parliament or president of Ukraine.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick