Some media report that Ukrainian military theme is gaining popularity is certain circles of Japanese society.
The U.S. has been very consistent in its messages to Russia that the Minsk accords must be implemented, otherwise nothing can be done about the sanctions in Ukraine.
Fighters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stationed at Troitske say the intensity of shelling by Russian mercenaries has somewhat decreased, but the majority of the "rebels" are well-prepared Russians.
Twenty-five years after the Cold War ended, relations between Russia and the U.S. are back in a deep freeze.
Ukraine Armed Forces' fighters who defend Avdiivka, the Donetsk region, found Russia-made equipment of Donbas separatists.
Russian militants have got more active in shelling Ukraine's Armed Forces positions in Avdiivka industrial area in the Donetsk region.
NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov says Ukraine should end the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the east and shift to a new format of defending the country from the hybrid war with Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes no one could survive the war between Russia and the United States.
Bipartisan leaders of the Senate Banking Committee announced a plan Wednesday to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine and Syria, as well as internet intrusions in the U.S.
The term 'frozen war' is often used to describe the stalemate between government troops and Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine, but three years of conflict continue to spread fear and poverty among a forgotten population.
Russian militant Alexey Seregin, who had fought in the so-called "Republican Army of 'DPR'," has fallen into disenchantment with the 'people's republics,' and said he was returning all awards he was given by them.
Russian hybrid troops continue attacking and shelling Ukrainian marines' positions at the frontline.
Russian militants attacked Ukrainian marines' positions near Mariupol with large-caliber weapons. They employed rocket systems, self-propelled howitzers, tanks and mortars.
Phantom-4 unmanned aerial vehicle used by combined Russian-separatist forces to adjust fire in Yasynuvata section of the forefront was shot down by Ukrainian servicemen.
The United States seeks to diplomatically resolve the situation with the North Korea's nuclear tests.
Russia had provoked the bloody war in the Donbas, but failed to bring it to a victorious end and reach set goals.
Combined Russian and separatist troops violate the cease-fire deal near Mariupol on the regular basis. The invaders carry out armed provocations every day extensively using artillery with calibers exceeding 100 mm, banned by the Minsk agreements.
The units of the Russian army that are deployed next to the state border are able to invade Ukraine in two-three hours.