Hero of Ukraine Valeriy Chibineev: "Russians thought they could break the warrior spirit in soldiers and officers of the Ukrainian army, but they failed"
A 28-year-old paratrooper sniper Valeriy Chibineev was granted a Star of Hero of Ukraine in August 2016. On the eve of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, UNIAN talked with the young commander of the 79th Air Assault Brigade.
09:00, 07 December 2016
Crimean missile crisis
This week we have witnessed another round of escalation of the already strained Ukrainian-Russian relations. In response to the announcement by the Ukrainian military to conduct missile tests near the Crimean peninsula, Russia threatened to hit Ukraine with missiles instead.
17:40, 01 December 2016
Territory without tomorrow
Hopelessness is exactly the word that most vividly illustrates the lives of the people along the demarcation line in Donetsk region.
19:50, 29 November 2016
Spiders in a jar
The death of Russian citizen Arsen Pavlov, a Donbas militant warlord aka "Motorola" who had made a sky-rocketing career during the war in Donbas, having requalified from a carwash guy in Russia’s Rostov into a murderer, is neither the first nor the last one we are to witness in the areas of eastern Ukraine temporarily occupied by the Kremlin-controlled forces.
17:40, 19 October 2016
Arms of Ukrainian victory
Kyiv hosts the annual international exhibition Arms and Security - 2016. This is the 13th arms expo held in Ukraine, which in its scope beats all previous ones.
10:40, 14 October 2016
Alexander Hug: "We note a sustained supply of ammunition in areas not controlled by Gov't"
Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug has told in an exclusive interview with UNIAN about the Ukrainian staff of the mission, the situation on the Ukrainian-Russian border in the areas beyond Ukraine’s control, and explained why the security zone along the contact line cannot be called one “without danger.”
16:29, 19 July 2016
Ukraine’s Chief of Gen. Staff: Russian invasion "very bad scenario but we must consider it"
Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko has told UNIAN whether there is a threat of a full-scale Russian invasion and elaborated on the reform of Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces.
14:00, 29 May 2016
Hybrid War: Drones attack
The terrorists in Donbas continue to scout the positions of the ATO forces using unmanned aerial vehicles. However, in mid-February 2016, the militants’ drones switched to the offensive tactics – not at the front line though, but in the rear.
20:20, 02 March 2016
NATO Secretary General: Russia has transferred well over 1,000 pieces of heavy equipment to separatists
In an exclusive interview, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tells UNIAN about the alliance’s concerns about the Kremlin's nuclear rhetoric, international military agreements that are violated by Russia, and about the allies' reaction to Moscow's "sabre-rattling."
15:31, 19 June 2015
Maryinka as an indicator of another ‘hot summer’
The failed militant attack on Maryinka still leaves hope for a quiet summer in the Donbas. UNIAN asked experts why Russia tried to increase the degree of confrontation.
14:26, 08 June 2015
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