According to Ukrainian intelligence, the militants neglected security measures, drank alcohol and smoked in the ammunition depot.
A conflict sparked between law enforcers and activists blocking trade with the occupied Donbas in the Luhansk region.
Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug has compared the occupied Donbas to a powder keg.
The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission reports that 9,940 people have been killed and 23,455 wounded in the conflict in eastern Ukraine since 2014.
A criminal proceeding has been launched on the fact of yesterday's conflict between the police and participants of the blockade led by people's deputy of Ukraine Volodymyr Parasiuk.
A video of the conflict between Donbas blockade participants, led by MP Volodymyr Parasiuk, and the police at a Sloviansk checkpoint has been released online.
Activists blocking trade with the occupied Donbas have triggered conflicts with the police near Kharkiv and at a checkpoint near Sloviansk (the Donetsk region).
Such apprehensions are caused by the shrinking distance between Ukrainian positions and those of separatists.
Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian continued sharply criticizing management of Ukrzaliznytsia and the government for moving Ukrainian Railroad under the jurisdiction of the Cabinet.
Today’s government session featured further confrontation between Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian and Head of Ukrzaliznytsia PJSC Wojciech Balczun. Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman urged the officials to stop arguing.
A 32-year-old resident of the Lviv region who took part in the shootout in the town of Olevsk (the Zhytomyr region) on Jan. 16 died in the intensive care unit of the local hospital.
E-declarations verification procedure drafted by the National Agency for Corruption Prevention (NACP) is contrary to the Constitution of Ukraine and common sense.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes that Russia’s talks with the U.S. to resolve the conflict in Syria are a ‘fruitless get-together’.
The Minsk agreements will not help resolve the conflict in the Donbas. On the contrary, they will only freeze it.