Tag: Ukrainian Independence Day

Ukraine Live Day 551: Russian-Backed Fighters Shell Popasnaya, Environs; 1 Soldier Wounded

August 22, 2015

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Putin Will Launch New Attacks as Ukrainian Independence Day Approaches, Portnikov Warns

August 15, 2015

Staunton, August 15 – Ukrainians mark their Independence Day on August 24, and during that period, Vladimir Putin is certain to be especially aggressive in their country given the Kremlin leader’s desire to punish Ukrainians for an action that constituted the effective death of the Russian imperial project, according to Vitaly Portnikov. Putin “will do […]