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Ukrainian volunteer battalions: composition and prospects

March 20, 2015 Blogger Bmpd Translated by Kristina Rus Above: Volunteer battalions defending Ukraine: who are they? Most battalions have strict subordination to Ukrainian security forces and closely cooperate with the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Assault units of the National Guard of Ukraine: Regiment (former battalion) “Azov”  Battalion of […]

PDF Report: War crimes of the armed forces and security forces of Ukraine: torture of the Donbass region residents (English)

March 13, 2015 Published November 24, 2014 This report was written by a non-state organization ‘The Foundation for the Study of Democracy’ (headed by M. Grigoriev) and the Russian Public Council for International Cooperation and Public Diplomacy (presided by S. Ordzhonikidze) with the assistance of V. Dzhabarov, S. Mamedov, I. Morozov, S. Markov and other […]

National Guard will buy vehicles from Poroshenko’s business partner

 3/5/2015 National Guard will buy vehicles from Poroshenko’s business partner Translated from Russian by J.Hawk The National Guard plans to buy 90 Bogdan Bars armored cars in the near future, according to the NG press service. The Bars armored car will also enter the UAF competition for a light armored multi-purpose vehicle. The “Bogdan Motors” […]

Semenchenko discharged from National Guard of Ukraine.

2/23/2015 The National Guard announced Semenchenko was dischargedalready in November The order was signed by the commander of the regiment to which the Donbass was subordinated. The Ukrainian National Guard officially confirmed that Semen Semenchenko, the commander of the Donbass battalion with the rank of Major in the reserve, has been discharged from service. The […]

Confessions of a Ukrainian fighter

February 4, 2015 Katerina Yuzko – Liva Translated by Kristina Rus Vitaly is staying in one of the clinics in Kiev, where the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine go through physical and psychological rehabilitation. The “ATO  veteran”, who is only 22 years old, is diagnosed with a PTSD. The volunteer soldier talks about […]

February coup – an old Ukrainian tradition

February 3, 2015 Translated by Kristina Rus Three posts by blogger Da Dzi translated below #1 Da Dzi (Dmitry Dzygovbrodky) Published January 16, 2015 “Poroshenko, you are toppled!” A Kiev coup possible at the end of February  “It will happen in the best democratic traditions: in Kiev will gather the People’s Veche (Assembly) at the […]

Panic in Debaltsevo; National Guard flees; Poroshenko accused of treason

2/1/2015 Rada Deputy Taras Pastukh: The National Guard ran fromDebaltsevo in panic, abandoning the VSU to their fate. Translated from Russian by J.Hawk This statement was just issued by the Rada Deputy (Samopomoga faction) Taras Pastukh, who is a participant in the fighting. “Greetings from the still-Ukrainian Debaltsevo. We just repelled an attack on our […]

“Apparently Ukrainian forces have major problems with combat effectiveness”–Uglegorsk update

1/30/2015 Uglegorsk Post-Factum By Yurasumy Translated from Russian by J.Hawk Unfortunately I was absent, therefore I’m a little late with information. The situation in Uglegorsk is becoming more clear. Judging by various sources of information, here’s what happened. After a short artillery bombardment of Ukrainian positions (which was very effective), the assault group broke into […]