Many people are aware of the problems which the Armed Forces of Ukraine (UAF) face from the beginning of an anti-terrorist operation (ATO). One of the main is a manpower shortage.
Sum of all incidents relatively stable, increase in Donetsk, decrease around Mariupol.
Perhaps the appointment of ex-president of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili to the post of the chairman of Odessa regional state administration (ORSA) has recently become the most famous news. That’s how his position is called, not the Governor, as many people call him mistakenly.
In march 2015 there was a big scandal in Ukraine. It wouldn’t probably be so interesting (country lives from scandal to scandal after all), but the main role was played by the oligarch Igor Kolomoyskiy who was at that time a chairman of Dnipropetrovsk regional administration. The main point of a scandal was …
All of us have already heard about the problems which the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (UAF) run into. This time the UAF headquarters «brought up» a new topic for discussion, or condemnation, to put it more precisely. As the war correspondent Roman Bochkala became aware, the soldiers of the 17th …
Compilation of media reports related to the Ukraine, Russia and beyond.
A friend of mine (a Crimean migrant) who currently lives on the territory of Ukraine, told the story of his mother-in-law who got a ‘present’ from Russia in the form of Toyota Corolla car at the cost of USD 23’000.
On May 16 two Russians were captured on Ukrainian held territory (see here for a summary). Aleksandr Aleksandrov and Evgeniy Erofeyev (or Yevgeny Yerofeyev). The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published interviews with them on May 22 (Novaya Gazeta, May 22). The following is a complete translation of these interviews. Interviewer was Pavel Kanygin.
Short and selective summary of the incident of the two Russians captured on May 16 on Ukrainian controlled territory. As usual there is no lack of diversity in respect of interpretations.
Interview with Vadik, 39. Director of operations of cases of particular importance of the Administration of organized crime control. Department of Terrorism and extremism control. (in Russian)