Materials on 2 March 2017 year

  • One trooper killed, nine wounded in Donbas on 1 March On Wednesday, 1 March, Russia-backed separatist forces 118 times shelled the positions of ATO troops in Donbas. One soldier was killed and nine were wounded, the ATO headquarters…
  • Prosecutors search Kryvyy Rih mayor's office Investigating prosecutors are conducting searches in the town hall of Kryvyy Rih, Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko said on Facebook on 2 March. "The city council of Kryvyy Rih, homes…
  • Odesa Portal Plant resumes operatin The Odesa Portal Plant (OPP) has resumed operation, its deputy director Mykola Shchurykov said on 2 March. "So far, we employ a tolling scheme, but we are looking at all possible…
  • Mustafa Nayem talks to Sonya Koshkina on Left Bank talk show Attempts to define a legal status of Ukraine's occupied territories have recently topped the Ukrainian political agenda. Deputy parliament speaker Oksana Syroyid has recently announced…
  • Akhmetov's holding company not to pay taxes to militants The System Capital Management holding company, owned by Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, has rejected the separatists' demand to re-register their businesses and pay taxes in the…
  • At least eight killed by mine blast in western Ukraine A methane explosion led to the collapse of the rock in a coal mine in Lviv Region. The 2 March accident killed at least eight people and injured six more, the State Service for Emergency…
  • NBU fears Donbas blockade may impede economy growth The railway blockade in Donbas can seriously hamper the GDP growth in Ukraine and increase pressure on the hryvnia, the Governor of the National Bank Valeriya Hontareva said on 2…
  • Donetsk water filtering station cleared of mines Engineers have demined the Donetsk filtering station which supplies water to Avdiyivka (Avdiivka) and a number of other locations on both sides of the front line, the Ministry for…
  • Avdiyivka pounded by militant tanks The frontline town of Avdiyivka (Avdiivka) in Donetsk Region has come under tank fire opened by pro-Russian militants, the antiterrorist operation (ATO) HQ has said on Facebook. "As…
  • Militants use Grads in Mariupol sector One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and eight wounded as a result of 78 shooting attacks by pro-Russian militants since the start of the day, the antiterrorist operation (ATO…
  • COREPER confirms visa liberalization for Ukrainians On 2 March 2017, EU ambassadors confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the informal agreement reached on 28 February 2017 between the Maltese Presidency and the European Parliament on…