OSCE Chairperson-in-Office arrives in Ukraine

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Ann Linde has arrived in Ukraine on a two-day working visit, the Swedish Embassy in Ukraine has said on Twitter. “Welcome to Ukraine, Ann Linde! We are thrilled your first trip as Chairperson of the OSCE is to Ukraine,” the embassy said. Ukraine is the first country […]

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Museum organizations seek release of Ukrainian art scholar tortured in captivity in Donbas

Museum organizations of Ukraine and Poland are seeking OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ann Linde’s support in facilitating the release of Olena Pekh, an art scholar and research fellow at the Horlivka Museum of Fine Arts, who has been held captive in Russia-occupied Donbas since August 2018. Pekh was captured in the Russian-occupied town of Horlivka on August […]

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Russia-backed terrorists launch 2 attacks on Ukrainian troops

Over the past 24 hours, on January 17, two ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of the Joint Forces operation on Donbas. The Russian occupation troops opened fire from tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns and small arms. Ukrainian troops sustained no casualties. The OSCE representatives were informed through the Ukrainian side about the ceasefire violations […]

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Ukraine sends note to OSCE due to injury sustained by serviceman in Donbas

A serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces sustained a combat injury in enemy shelling in Donbas at about 23:00 on December 27, the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group has reported on Facebook. According to the report, the serviceman’s condition is satisfactory; he was taken to a medical facility. The Ukrainian side of the […]

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Russia blocks decision on monitoring of Ukraine-Russia border

Ukraine and another 33 OSCE participating states have drafted a ministerial decision to establish a permanent monitoring of the areas adjacent to the uncontrolled part of Ukraine-Russia border by the OSCE mission. Russia has blocked the decision. Speaking at the 27th OSCE Ministerial Council, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba noted that the […]

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Sixth anniversary of the Minsk Protocol: Russia must withdraw its weapons and forces from Ukraine

On the sixth anniversary of the Minsk Protocol’s signing, the Embassy of the United States in Ukraine has called on Russia to fully implement its Minsk commitments. The Embassy wrote on its Facebook page that Russia must withdraw “its weapons and the forces from Ukraine, and return to Ukraine full control of its internationally-recognized borders”. […]

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Ukraine calls on OSCE to respond to killing of doctor in Donbas

Ukraine has called on OSCE participating states to respond to the killing by Russian occupation forces of a Ukrainian combat medic during an evacuation operation in Donbas, which constitutes a war crime, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna Ihor Lossovskyi has said. He said that Ukrainian servicemen had previously received […]

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Ukraine at OSCE again urges Russia to implement Budapest Memorandum

Ukraine urges Russia to restore full compliance with its obligations under the Budapest Memorandum by ending its aggression and de-occupying Ukraine’s sovereign territories. “We urge the Russian side to restore its full compliance with the Budapest Memorandum by ending its aggression and de-occupying Ukraine’s sovereign territories, as well as compensating for the damage caused to […]

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Russia is ready for aggression

Russia has set up three military groups, near Ukraine’s borders, capable of conducting sudden offensive operations. This was announced by the Ukrainian General Leonid Golopatiuk during the OSCE online conference on security. The Kremlin is actively forming new military units and reorganizing military formations in order to increase their combat potential. Continues rearmament and modernization […]

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Ukraine at OSCE: 3094 Ukrainian servicepersons killed, 12000 wounded in Donbas

As a result of the armed conflict unleashed by Russia, 3 094 Ukrainian servicepersons have been killed and almost 12 000 fighters have been wounded in Donbas. In addition, the war has already claimed the lives of 3 353 civilians, and more than 7 000 Ukrainian citizens have been wounded and maimed.About 1.8 million Ukrainians […]

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