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Russian-led forces use Grad, artillery in Donbas; number of attacks on Ukraine grows to 58 in past d
At night, the enemy mounted five attacks with the use of banned, heavy weapons, including BM-21 multiple rocket launchers to shell the town of Avdiyivka and areas near the Donetsk Water Filtration Station, the press center of the Ukrainian Joint Forces’ Operation (JFO) wrote on Facebook on the morning of Sunday, May 20.
Russia’s hybrid military forces also mounted 22 attacks on Ukrainian forces, using 122mm artillery, 120mm and 82mm mortars.
According to the statement, those sickened showed such symptoms as vomiting, dizziness and headache. Fifteen children aged between 7 and 15 years old lost consciousness. Eleven children are currently in intensive care. Others affected are hospitalized in satisfactory condition. Local authorities have set up a special commission to establish what caused the alleged poisoning.
The Swiss newspaper Le Temps has reported about scores of US and Canadian instructors training Ukrainian servicemen at the former Soviet firing range Yavorov in western Ukraine.
The newspaper described a 26 kilometer (16 mile)-long and 19 kilometer (11,8 mile)-wide firing range as one of the most secret places in Ukraine, where the country’s soldiers have been trained by foreign instructors since 2015.
The main goal of training is to significantly improve the qualification of Ukrainian army personnel, which will allow them to adapt more quickly to NATO standards and learn how to fight better, according to Le Temps.
(ANTIWAR.COM) — With an eye toward ending the conflict within Ukraine, a new report from former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen, currently working as an adviser to the Ukrainian government, is pushing for the UN to commit 20,000 troops to the country. The 20,000 troops would be from “non-NATO countries,” with only Sweden and Belarus named as potentials. […]Source: New Report Urges 20,000 UN Troops in Ukraine
Investigative journalist Robert Parry reveals how US-funded political NGOs and media companies have emerged since the 1980s, replacing the CIA in promoting America’s geopolitical agenda abroad.
As Russia-Insider details, Ukraine on Fire provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region which led to the 2004 Orange Revolution, the 2014 uprisings, and the violent overthrow of democratically-elected Yanukovych. Covered by Western media as a ‘popular revolution’, it was in fact a coup d’état scripted and staged by ultra-nationalist groups and the US State Department.
Executive producer Oliver Stone gained unprecedented access to the inside story through his on-camera interviews with former (more…)
US To Officially Send “Lethal Arms” To Ukraine, Russia Says US “Crossed The Line” – But US Has Been Arming Kiev For Years
By Brandon Turbeville After its horrendous decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the Trump administration is showing signs of its intention to…
Source: US To Officially Send “Lethal Arms” To Ukraine, Russia Says US “Crossed The Line” – But US Has Been Arming Kiev For Years