Back to Basics: Russian Mercenaries Pretend to Be Peacekeepers

As you can see, the 15th Motorized Brigade from Samara (Central Military District) of the Russian invasion forces (the brigade has a somewhat cynical name “Peacekeeping”) has recovered from the combat losses it suffered over the summer. Continue reading

Warning! Russian Terrorists Are Preparing Provocations in Donetsk

We have just received information that today, October 4, Russian terrorists in Donetsk are preparing a large scale provocation.

They are gathering a crowd of civilians in the city to celebrate “6 months of the DPR”. Along with this, right now three MRL BM-21 “Grad” are being deployed towards the city: there are two “Grads” in the Petrovskyi district near the children hospital and one “Grad” near the “Chelyuskintsiv” mine. Continue reading

Another Provocation by Terrorists in Donetsk

On October 2nd, after the militants supported with heavy military equipment had been assaulting the Donetsk airport for six hours, and after still failing to capture their target, they started to shell residential areas of the city. Their actions were accompanied with the coordinated dissemination of misinformation across multiple media avenues, including social networks. Continue reading

Identification of Military Units and the Armament of Artillery Elements of the Russian Invasion Forces

In the course of detection and identification of Russian units in the grouping of the invasion forces, we have acquired substantial evidence which reveals the composition of the Russian grouping concentrated along the border with, and in, Donbas, Ukraine. These Russian units make up the invasion forces by providing battalion or company tactical groups (BTG or CTG).

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Combat Crews of MLRS BM-21 “Grad” of the 19th Motorized Brigade Identified along the Border with Ukraine

There is a small camp with combat vehicles of multiple rocket launchers BM-21 “Grad” in the forest grove near Varenik (Matveev Kurgan district of the Rostov region of the Russian Federation). The camp is set up a few kilometers away from the border with Ukraine.

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Algorithm of Provocations and Murder of Civilians by the DPR and LPR Terrorists

Today, our contacts from among the residents of Luhansk (who for several weeks were unable to get in touch), have sent us information on how the militants carry out their shelling in and around the city in order to be able to blame the Ukrainian forces for the destruction and the deaths of civilians. In this way they try to convince local residents and their TV and news audiences of the crimes being committed against innocent people by the «Kyiv Junta». While many residents, affected by the Russian propaganda, have taken their staged shows at face value, those who can analyze the facts understand who is actually destroying Luhansk. Continue reading

The Security Service of Ukraine Detained a Russian Helicopter Pilot in Lysychansk

As a result of operations by the the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Counterintelligence a citizen of the Russian Federation, a resident of Voronezh, Nikolay Kopylov (1971 YOB) was detained in Lysychansk (Luhansk Oblast). The detainee is a 1st Lieutenant of the Reserve of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation; his military speciality is a Mil Mi-8 helicopter onboard engineer. Continue reading

Odessa Citizens are Digging Trenches together with Marines

Citizens of Odessa decided to help troopers of Southern Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to dig trenches around the city.

The call to come and help troopers appeared on Tuesday in “Grazhdanskiy Manifest” Facebook community. Southern Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine notified us about the need to build defences at several important points of the Odessa region. We all are hoping for peace, but it does not mean that we should not go outside the city and build several kilometers of trenches under management of troopers, engineers and architects. Continue reading

«Anonymous» Mil Mi-8AMTSh Helicopter near the Ukrainian Border

Russia continues with its dishonorable war in Ukraine. On the ground we have already seen Russian “green men” without any identification, as well as tanks and other armored vehicles with removed hull numbers, and vehicles without license plates. Now we see the same in the air. Continue reading

DPR Militants Initiated Shelling Causing Casualties among Civilians

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Russia’s DPR artillery carried out attacks on the Ukrainian forces positioned in the area of Krasnohorivka starting at 5 pm and lasting approximately until 6 pm on September 27, 2014. The sites of the artillery fire were identified, however there was no counter-fire from the Ukrainian military. Ukrainian soldiers heard shooting from the points shown on the screenshots below. The firing location is an old asphalt-batching plant and brick factory. These positions are constantly used for shelling the Ukrainian military check points in the area of Mariinka and Krasnohorhvka. A bit later other explosions were recorded somewhat more westbound. As it turned out, the militants had shelled the settlement of the «Chekist» mine. As of 7 pm we got information of some casualties among local citizens. It is believed that the Russian propagandist channel «LifeNews» had already arrived there to photograph the provocation. Continue reading

Operational Situation as at September 25, 2014

Over the past few days we have got to know of at least 5 cases when negotiating groups of the local separatists came to emplacements of Ukrainian military in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions with additional requests under observation of truce. The local militants stated that they honored the agreements of the peace plan but as a result of that they had confrontations with Russian Cossacks and uniformed services (representatives of the Armed Forces, Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff, and Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation). Those representatives tried to force them to break the truce and perform provocative attacks. Because of this, the separatists asked Ukrainian military not to fire back and assured that “they will sort it out with the Don Cossacks, Chechens, as well as the feds who continue to provoke attacks”. Continue reading

The Security Service of Ukraine Detained a Russian Agent Responsible for Sabotage in the Dnipropetrovsk Region

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained a citizen of Ukraine “K” (1972 YOB), who following the orders of Russian special services, organized sabotage in the Dnipropetrovsk region with the aim to destabilize the situation in the peaceful region. Continue reading