Category Archives: Ukrainian JFO

Ukraine military intel reports on number of Russian invaders in occupied Donbas

21:00, 30.11.20 – UNIAN Occupation forces are only staffed by up to 80%. Some 35,000 of Russian-controlled military oppose Ukrainian troops in the occupied Donbas, the Ukrainian military intelligence reports. That’s according to Vadym Skybystky, a representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) at the Ministry of Defense. Commenting on the latest mobilization readiness checks by the Russian occupation administration, Skybytsky noted

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ukraine: Markiv case: new evidence, witnesses confirm Ukrainian’s innocence

28.09.2020 18:00 – Ukrinform Ukraine, convict’s relatives hope court of appeal will restore justice. Vitaliy Markiv, a Ukrainian serviceman, has been behind bars in Italy for three years now: a National Guard member was sentenced to 24 years in prison. In Italy, he is accused of his involvement in the deaths of Italian photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli and his Russian interpreter

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ukraine: Army to get powerful RS80 rockets ahead of schedule

21:30, 14.10.20 – UNIAN The first batch of unguided rockets have successfully undergone live-fire tests and confirmed compliance with tactical and technical requirements. Ukraine’s state-owned Artem Holding, which is part of the Ukroboronprom defense giant, is ready to ensure an early delivery to the customer, the Defense Ministry, several hundred new unguided aircraft rockets, manufactured under the National defense order.

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ukraine: Air Force gets modernized MiG29 fighter

23:15, 09.10.20 – UNIAN Service life has been extended, while new Ukrainian-made equipment and systems have been installed. The Lviv State Aircraft Repair Plant SE, which is part of the Ukroboronprom Group, handed over to the military another upgraded MiG-29MU1 fighter jet. That’s according to the plant CEO Dmytro Matrunchyk, Ukroboronprom’s press service reports. “On the eve of Ukraine Defender Day,

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Ukraine convenes TCG meeting over puppet “DPR” leader’s threats to open fire on JFO units in Donbas

22:54, 05 September 2020 – UNIAN The Ukrainian delegation will try to prevent shelling of JFO unit. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine is initiating an extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on Donbas settlement over threats voiced by the self-styled “leader” of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”) Denis Pushilin to open fire on the positions

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The Executioners Of Slovyansk

By Christopher Miller Contributing reporters: Sergei Dobrynin and Mark Krutov July 23, 2020 – RFE/RL A Death Squad Unmasked As Ukraine War Grinds On Six Years Later After an RFE/RL investigation, names and faces can now be put to the Russia-backed militants — including one with ties to a longtime Putin aide in the Kremlin — who ordered the extrajudicial

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JFO HQ reveals enemy death toll in Donbas over week

23:55, 20 July 2020 WAR 363 0 Russian occupying forces’ casualties over the past week totaled 25 people. The Joint Forces Operation Headquarters (JFO HQ) has disclosed the enemy death toll in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, over the week. “According to confirmed intelligence data, Russian occupying forces’ casualties over the past week totaled 25 people, namely: 11 people were killed, and

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France to supply 20 patrol boats to Ukraine – French envoy

19:57, 13 July 2020 – UNIAN Five out of 20 boats will be manufactured at Ukraine’s production facilities. French Ambassador to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins has said the two counties will sign an agreement next week on the supply of 20 patrol boats to Ukraine. In particular, de Poncins has told journalists about the projects that are at the stage

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U.S. to sell Ukraine patrol boats, guns, sensors worth $600 mln

23:10, 17 June 2020 – UNIAN The sale is expected to help deter Russia from muscling Ukraine in the contested Kerch Strait and key ports along the Azov Sea. The U.S. State Department has cleared a potential sale to Ukraine of 16 Mark VI patrol boats and other gear worth $600 million, it was announced Wednesday. With the modern and

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NATO recognizes Ukraine as Enhanced Opportunities Partner

17:52, 12 June 2020 – UNIAN Ukraine’s status as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner does not prejudge any decisions on NATO membership. The North Atlantic Council on June 12 recognized Ukraine as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner. This status is part of NATO’s Partnership Interoperability Initiative, which aims to maintain and deepen cooperation between Allies and partners that have made significant contributions

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Ukraine today .org has its first 100,000 views!

12 June 2020 – UkraineToday.org From Euromaidan in November of 2013 to president Zelensky’s second year in office of 2020, Ukraine Today has been publishing the truth about Ukraine in English for the world to see. From singing to the Berkut on the Maidan to weeping for hundreds of dead Ukrainian volunteers at Debaltseve, Ukraine Today has been there. You

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U.S. may have photos of MH17 missile, court hears

18:30, 09 June 2020 © UNIAN MH17 was shot down over an area where Ukrainian troops were fighting Russian-controlled forces. The United States may have crucial satellite photos of the missile used to bring down MH17 six years ago but the images are classified, a court has heard. In the District Court of The Hague on Tuesday, prosecutor Thijs Berger

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Ukraine’s JFO HQ reports enemy death toll in Donbas in May

18:00, 01 June 2020 – UNIAN Russian occupying forces also lost seven units of military equipment and weaponry. The Joint Forces Operation Headquarters (JFO HQ) has disclosed the enemy death toll in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, for May. “According to confirmed intelligence data, Russian occupying forces’ casualties last month totaled: 49 killed and 94 wounded,” the JFO HQ wrote on Facebook

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Ukraine: OSCE SMM patrol came under fire near Berezivske

23:19, 16 May 2020 No one was injured in the incident. The patrol of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission was shelled in the occupied territory of Donbas. OSCE press service reported this. It is reported that on 15 May, an SMM patrol comprising six members and two vehicles was positioned on the south-western edge of Berezivske (non-government-controlled, 53km north-west of Luhansk) to monitor adherence

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SBU names number of Ukrainians held captive in occupied Donbas

23:30, 05 May 2020 The security agency has told how a list of those gone missing in the occupied areas is being formed. The number of Ukrainians held by Russian-controlled forces in the occupied Donbas exceeds 200, says the Security Service of Ukraine. As of April 30, 2020, a total of 214 persons remain in captivity, the latest data say,

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Ukraine: Next prisoner swap in Donbas to be held before Easter, Zelensky’s Office says

22:00, 08 April 2020 At today’s settlement talks, parties also discussed issues of humanitarian demining. Parties to the Donbas settlement negotiations within the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group on Wednesday, April 8, reached a principled agreement on the mutual release of held persons, according to the press service of the Ukrainian President’s Office. The next stage of prisoner swap

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Ukraine tests Turkish Bayraktar combat drones

20:38, 15 March 2020 Long-term training preceded flights of UAVs in Ukrainian sky. The first flight test of Bayraktar tactical unmanned aerial vehicles took place in Ukraine. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense. “The first flight test of the Bayraktar UAV which has recently been in service with the Ukrainian army, took place,” the report

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Russian snipers deployed in Ukraine’s Donbas to “pass exams” aiming at Ukrainian troops

21:00, 12 March 2020 On Thursday, a Ukrainian soldier was wounded by a sniper, the report reads. Russian occupation forces continue violating ceasefire agreements, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reports, adding that the latest enemy attack was recorded near the village of Zaitseve. “The enemy engaged Ukrainian positions with anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Enemy snipers

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Ukrainian military forces worked out defense of coast of Azov sea

21:56, 28 February 2020 About 400 people, five ships and dozens of other military equipment participated in tactical exercises. Near the coast of the Sea of ​​Azov, in the area of ​​the Joint Forces Operation, the Ukrainian military conducted a tailwind exercise with live fire to repel the advanced forces of the enemy’s landing force. The press center of the JFO headquarters reports.

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Sea Breeze 2020: Japan and South Korea to join international exercises in Ukraine

22:25, 8 February 2020 In total, about 20 countries will take part in military drills this year. Japan and South Korea will join the Sea Breeze annual international exercises which to take place in Odesa in 2020. This was reported by the press office of Ukrainian Border Service.  “An important indicator of this year was the involvement of new participants,

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U.S. plans to hand over to Ukraine Navy another three Island-class patrol boats in 2021

23:50, 29 January 2020 Ukraine will be sending more sailors for training. Representatives of the Ukrainian Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard are negotiating in Odesa the transfer to Ukraine of more U.S.-made Island-class patrol boats, Navy press center reports. The Ukrainian side is represented by the head of the shipbuilding department of the command of the Navy of the

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