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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 8 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 8 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the Anti-Terrorism Operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts continues.  Retreating Kremlin-backed armed extremists continue to set mines on roads and infrastructure. The Ministry of Defense stated that “By mining railroad tracks and roads, [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 7 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 7 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the Anti-Terrorism Operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts continues. In the last days, several cities have been liberated from the control of Kremlin-backed armed extremists – including Druzhkivka, Kramatorsk, Kostyatynivka, and Aretemivsk. [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 4 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time

  Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 4 July, 2014, 6 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the Anti-Terrorism Operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts continues. The National Security and Defense Council stated that the activity of Kremlin-backed armed extremist gangs has noticeably diminished. 23 of 36 districts in [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 3 July, 2014, 9 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 3 July, 2014, 9 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the Anti-Terrorism Operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts continues. The Ministry of Defense reports that a tendency has developed where Kremlin-backed armed extremists are approaching checkpoints held by ATO forces under a [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 2 July, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 2 July, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine On the night of 30 June-1 July, Ukrainian President P. Poroshenko ordered the resumption of offensive operations by Ukrainian armed forces against positions held by Kremlin-backed armed extremists. The National Security and Defense Council reports that since the [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 30 June, 2014, 10 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 30 June, 2014, 10 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine On 27 June, Ukraine President P. Poroshenko extended the unilateral ceasefire until 30 June, 10 PM Kyiv time. Despite promises by the self-proclaimed “representatives” of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk “Peoples’ Republics” to abide by a ceasefire until [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 27 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 27 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time 1. Ukraine, EU sign Association Agreement In Brussels, Ukraine and the European Union signed the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, which includes the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area between Ukraine and the EU. The deal also sets out a path for political, economic and social [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 26 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 26 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine Despite promises by the self-proclaimed “representatives” of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk “Peoples’ Republics” to abide by a ceasefire until 27 June, Kremlin-backed armed extremists continued to attack Ukrainian armed forces checkpoints and positions. The National Security and Defense Council reported at noon, [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 25 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 25 June, 2014, 7 PM Kyiv time 1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine Despite promises by the self-proclaimed “representatives” of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk “Peoples’ Republics” to abide by a ceasefire until 27 June, Kremlin-backed armed extremists continued to attack Ukrainian armed forces checkpoints and positions. On 24 June, near Sverdlovsk, [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 23 June, 2014, 8 PM Kyiv time

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 23 June, 2014, 8 PM Kyiv time   1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine Despite the unilateral ceasefire ordered by President P. Poroshenko on 20 June, Kremlin-backed armed extremists continued their campaign of violence in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. From 20 to 23 June over 30 incidents occurred where Kremlin-backed armed extremist [&hellip


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