Hybrid Russian army after the annexation of the Crimea invaded the Ukrainian Donbass. Russian-Ukrainian war in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions has lasted for more than two years. Russian soldiers and mercenaries do not stop fighting, despite the Minsk agreement. The Kremlin managed to establish in the Donetsk and Luhansk puppet enclaves of the insurgents, combined with the terrorist organizations DNR and LNR. Receiving RF funding and weapons, including heavy armored vehicles, MLRS Grad, Hurricane, Tornado, Russians and supported their local fighters, except the positions of the APU regularly shelled houses, with the result that everywhere killed civilians. LIGA.net Chronicles of the Russian-Ukrainian war from the first days of Russian aggression.

7 OCT

22:43. In Belgrade held talks with special envoy of the US state Department in Ukraine Kurt Volker and assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Vladislav Surkov about the situation in the Donbass. This was announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dacic.

18:53. Since the beginning of the day 7 October, the rebels fully observe a ceasefire only on the Lugansk direction of the zone ATO. In Donetsk and seaside areas the terrorists during the attacks used rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms.

18:35. SBU I published record telephone conversations of the leader of the terrorist organization LNR Igor Carpentry and the head of the PMC Wagner Dmitry Utkin, proving their involvement in the shooting down of the Ukrainian Il-76 in 2014 in Lugansk and participated in the fighting in the Donbass.

17:58. SBU has published the personal details of the militants PMC Wagner, who took part in the conflict in the Donbass.

15:27. Il-76 with the Ukrainian paratroopers on Board June 14, 2014 in Lugansk was shot down by mercenaries working for the Kremlin, a private military company Wagner. This was announced by the head of the SBU Basil Gritsak.

14:09. The Russian side of the Joint center for coordination and control fabricates shelling by the APU. Watchdog group the Ukrainian side has not confirmed the information about the alleged shelling of militant positions.

06:40. Andaktivnosti of militants in the area ATO decreased at the end of yesterday. After 18:00 they used mortars and other heavy weapons, and the Wallpaper against the invaders lasted near several settlements. Following are typical tactics in the evening from automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, the terrorists shelled positions of Ukrainian military on the outskirts of Avdeevka. From these tools, the terrorists were beaten at Ukrainian strongholds in Lugansk direction close to the Crimean and Gold, as well as in the seaside area of shot anti-tank grenade launcher and machine guns near Shirokino. During the day the Russian occupation grouping nine times broke the truce. Ukrainian military seven times suppressed the enemy’s attacks, using not prohibited by peace agreements weapons. The press service of the headquarters of the ATO noted that as a result of the fighting one soldier was injured.

06:37. In the Donbass since the start of fighting killed 69 border guards, five more were missing.

05:10. The Chairman of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Sebastian Kurz welcomed the adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the law on the extension of the special order of self-government for the occupied territories of Donbass.

04:38. The US special envoy on Ukraine Kurt Valerianaceae the UN operation in the Donbas will form the basis for implementation of the Minsk agreements, the purpose of which is to restore the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and strongly connected and international sanctions against Russia.

03:40. The organizer of an illegal referendum in Bahmut, faces up to 10 years in prison. 56-the summer local resident accused under article for infringement of territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine.

6 OCT

19:32. France welcomed today’s adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the law, which extended the special procedure to the temporarily occupied Donbass.

18:18. Since the beginning of the day the militants five times shelled the positions of ATO forces. Wounded one Ukrainian military, the press service of staff ATO.

18:03. Germany welcomes the decision of the Parliament on the extension of the provisions on the special status of Donbass.

17:54. Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy has signed the law No. 7164 on the extension for a year of special government order for occupied areas of the Donbas and referred it to the President for signature.

16:51. The extension of special status ORDO shows how Ukraine is making difficult steps towards peace. This was announced by the special representative of the United States Ukraine Kurt Volker on Twitter.

16:31. President Petro Poroshenko criticized the “former partners in the democratic coalition” for trying to disrupt the vote on the draft laws on the Donbas.

15:15. The government responded to the vote in Parliament (photo) laws on Donbass and I was called from “unacceptable for Russia”.

15:13. The representative of Rada for human rights was found in the detention center of Starobelsk with Russian prisoners of war Ageev.

15:02. In the Donbass, the OSCE has recorded a 50% increase in the number of victims among the local residents in September compared to August.

14:41. The militants of the terrorist organization LNR specially “blind” the camera of the OSCE in the Village of Lugansk.

14:18. Yesterday, militants of the DNR terrorist organization handed over to the representatives of the Netherlands the remains of victims of flight MH17. This was announced by first Deputy of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE Alexander hug.

14:17. The US special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker was informed by official Kiev about the issues that will be discussed during his meeting with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov.

14:07. The militants of the DNR terrorist organization shelled OSCE patrol in the area occupied Pikuz Donetsk region.

11:17. Fighters are not allowed to conduct the necessary repair work on critical civilian infrastructure near the line of demarcation on the eve of the start of the heating season.

10:56. The Verkhovna Rada adopted a presidential law on the establishment of the necessary conditions for the peaceful settlement of the situation in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions No. 7164.

10:30. The Verkhovna Rada took as a basis one of the presidential bills on the de-occupation and reintegratsii the occupied part of Donbass.

09:32. In the temporarily occupied Lugansk fighters of the LNR terrorist organization was closed for a few days, the supermarket chain Spar.

08:30. The hybrid package of laws. What Poroshenko offers in the Donbass.

07:10. Over the past day illegal armed groups 24 times violated the ceasefire, reports the press center of staff ATO in Facebook. During 17 attacks on Ukrainian military strictly meet the enemy with weapons not prohibited by peace agreements. In the result of combat losses among the Ukrainian military no.

03:09. The Secretary of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that those who broke the vote for the bill on the reintegration of Donbass, has committed a crime against his own country and act in the interests of the aggressor country of Russia.

5 OCT

20:53. Ukraine in case of attempts to return the Donbass by force will lose up to 12 thousand soldiers in 10 days. This was stated by the chief of the General staff Victor Muzhenko.

19:31. The NATO Alliance supported the idea of deployment of peacekeeping mission of the UN throughout the conflict in the Donbass, including non-government-controlled section of the Russian-Ukrainian border. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

18:45. The faction of the popular front required to register in the presidential bill verification mechanism of the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Donbass.

18:36. Since the early days of the militants four times opened fire at positions of ATO forces. Double-AFU opened fire in response. Wounded among the Ukrainian military aren’t present, reports the press service of staff ATO.

18:14. Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy closed the evening plenary session of Parliament, but announced the adoption of the draft law on the Donbass.

16:57. Deputies from the Self-help rushed to the Presidium of the Verkhovna Rada during consideration of the draft law on the Donbass.

16:24. Parliament has started consideration of the draft law on the Donbass.

15:37. The Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defence recommended the Parliament to adopt a modified presidential bill No. 7164 on the extension for a year of special government order in the temporarily occupied Donbas as a basis and in General in the first reading.

14:40. Police in Luhansk region confirmed the information of the OSCE mission on the wounded Ukrainian military of civilians on a bridge in the city of Happiness on 6 September.

13:16. The presidential bill on the reintegration of Donbass No. 7163 will not allow the repetition of the Transnistrian scenario in the East of Ukraine and will not for decades to freeze the conflict. About this in his Facebook wrote the MP from the PPO, the member of the parliamentary Committee on national security and defense Irina Friz.

11:17. The Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defence supported the presidential bill on the peculiarities of state policy for ensuring Ukraine’s sovereignty over the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions No. 7163 for voting in the first reading, but was assigned to make some changes.

11:01. The representatives of the aggressor country, the Russian Federation yesterday during a meeting of the Minsk group aggressively took the news of the registration of the presidential bill on the reintegration and return of Donbass. About this in Facebook said the first Deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s representative to the Humanities subgroup of the trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko.

14:50. According to the defense Ministry, in the fighting, two Ukrainian soldiers were injured, no fatalities.

10:24. 7 October, the special representative of the foreign Ministry of the United States Kurt Volker will meet in the Serbian capital with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov.

09:53. Lugansk residents complain about the quality of Russian medicines.

09:21. In Chernihiv region were the brigade tactical exercises with live firing of mechanized brigade operational command North.

07:51. Patrol of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE was unable to drive on roads of secondary importance to the South of the area breeding in the area of Golden Lugansk region due to the possible presence of mines and unexploded ordnance.

07:44. Over the past day militants 19 times opened fire on positions of ATO forces, the army responded 12 times. Two soldiers were injured.

04:48. Thanks to the last two truces, the number of victims among the civilian population of Donbass has decreased significantly, said the OSCE special representative Martin Sajdik.

01:37. In Minsk the meeting of tripartite contact group agreed, that a checkpoint of entry and exit of gold should open on 20 October. But the militants ORDO continue to block this question.

4 OCT

20:49. The humanitarian coordinator of the subgroup of the trilateral contact group on the Donbas Tony Frisch planning a trip to the occupied regions of Luhansk region.

20:18. The Ukrainian side at today’s meeting of the trilateral contact group in Minsk said that the Russian Federation and under its control, the militants do not fulfill its obligations under the agreement on school truce.

19:37. Two draft laws on the Donbas will strengthen the diplomatic position of Ukraine, and also will keep the sanctions policy of the partner countries in relation to Russia. This was stated by Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Irina Gerashchenko.

19:36. The OSCE mission in its report for October 3, brings the information that on 6 September in the city Happiness of the Luhansk region Ukrainian military shot the man, who later died in hospital from blood loss.

19:16. In 2018 in the East of Ukraine the program will work to aid and development, the government of Ukraine together with the European Union.

18:52. The head of Committee of the Verkhovna Rada concerning national safety and defence Sergey Pashinsky sure that the bills on the Donbass will be voted on by the Parliament tomorrow.

18:43. Since the beginning of the day fighters fired from mortars caliber 82 positions of AFU in Gnutovo. From grenade launchers and small arms forces ATO near Krasnogorovka. From infantry fighting vehicles and heavy machine guns were fired at VSU positions near zaitsevo, and automatic grenade launchers – near pilot. APU fired back. Losses among the Ukrainian military there, the press service of staff ATO.

18:21. Gregory Turcanu, one of the two captives by jihadists in Syria, the Russians, the video, which appeared online October 3, 2017, three years ago, fought in Donbas as a mercenary on the side of the Kremlin-controlled terrorists. It is reported with reference to the brother of the prisoner Novel by Turcanu.

16:13. At the disposal of edition LIGA.net appeared the texts of the presidential draft laws concerning the reintegration of Donbass.

15:30. Employees of the security Service of Ukraine together with the military Prosecutor caught in bribery of two officials in the area of ATO in the Donetsk region.

15:06. The Verkhovna Rada registered a draft law №7163-1 about the peculiarities of the state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories of the authorship of the deputies of the faction Self-help.

14:47. The Verkhovna Rada registered the draft law No. 7163 about the peculiarities of the state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions by the President of Petro Poroshenko.

14:46. In Luhansk region the court sentenced the militants of the terrorist organization LNR, to eight years in prison.

14:43. The Ukrainian side of the Joint center for control and coordination of questions of ceasefire on the line of demarcation says the militants use of unmanned aerial vehicles, which is a direct violation of the Minsk agreements.

14:16. According to the defense Ministry, the militants used rocket artillery on the frontline Pavlopol, Shirokino.

13:29. The United States welcomes the efforts of the Ukrainian Parliament, aimed at prolongation of action of the law on special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions (ORDA).

12:40. Ukraine does not guarantee the protection of investments in the Crimea and the occupied areas of Donbass to regain control over them.

12:04. Anthracite coal from ORDO goes to Poland and gets a profit from this, in particular, the leader of the terrorist organization LNR Igor Carpentry.

11:12. In Kiev there is a new monument to the volunteers of the ATO.

10:56. The presidential administration is not advised on the draft law on the reintegration of Donbass with the Ministry for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons. this was stated by the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Georgy Tuka.

08:21. The key philosophy of the draft law on the reintegration of Donbass is a return, not a rejection of the temporarily occupied territories of Donbass. About this in Facebook said the first Vice-speaker Irina Gerashchenko.

07:51. In just the past day the militants of the 22 times violated the truce. As a result of combat action one Ukrainian soldier was injured.

07:43. OSCE observers found 10 reactive systems of volley fire (MLRS, BM-21, 122 mm, – ed) close temporarily occupied Crystal (ex-the Red Beam, 56 km South-West of Lugansk – ed.).

03:10. The American national guardsmen of the state of new York will train Ukrainian military for nine months.

00:59. SBU detained a group of men who tried to run a Quad on a military base in Kherson.

3 OCT

20:46. In Donetsk region the police detained the gunman, who headed the reconnaissance battalion of the East to track the movement of the Ukrainian military around the Donetsk airport to coordinate their attacks.

19:34. For the first time since the beginning of the school truce Pro-Russian mercenaries in the Donbas applied jet system of volley Hail fire, firing 15 shells at the strong points of ATO forces on the outskirts Gnutova.

18:33. Since the early days of the militants four times fired at positions of the APU. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, the press service of staff ATO.

17:52. The draft law on the reintegration of Donbass will be the terms “Russian occupation troops” and “Russian occupying power.” Thus Russia will not be able to participate in the peacekeeping mission in the Donbass. This was announced by the head of the parliamentary Committee on foreign Affairs Anna hopko.

15:31. The panel of judges of the appeal court of Dnipropetrovsk region has left without satisfaction the petition of General Viktor Nazarov, Pavlograd which the court found guilty of negligence that caused the crash of a military aircraft Il-76 in the summer of 2014.

14:13. The Armed Forces of Ukraine almost reached the maximum statutory limit of 250 thousand soldiers and personnel.

13:41. According to the defense Ministry, the most intense fighting remain near Avdeevka, zaytsevo and Mayorsk.

13:28. The Kremlin’s initiative on the introduction of peacekeepers in Donbass will lead to the freezing of the conflict. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius,

11:59. The chief of the General staff Victor Muzhenko said that the introduction of the peacekeeping mission provides for the gradual integration of the temporarily occupied Donbas on the terms announced by President Petro Poroshenko

10:33. In the Verkhovna Rada are preparing a request to the OSCE with a request to provide information about changes in the composition of the Special monitoring mission of the organization in the Donbass in the context of member countries since its formation.

10:15. September 2017 was a month cost of the antiterrorist operation from the start of the Russian hybrid war against Ukraine.

09:22. In the Donetsk region residents temporarily occupied the village Pikuz (ex-Kominternovo) demand to withdraw the militants from the village.

09:10. Ukrainian military will use the new version of the calf oxfords.

07:45. According to the ATO headquarters, since the beginning of the day fighters 17 times violated the truce. In the result of combat losses among the Ukrainian military no.

2 OCT

22:29. Chief of VSU the General of the army Viktor Muzhenko, together with the commander of the Armed Forces of Sweden General Michael Budina visited one of the districts of the antiterrorist operation in the East of Ukraine.

18:20. According to the press center of the ATO headquarters on the evening of October 2, just with midnight illegal armed groups nine times broke the truce. On fire provocations military APU seven times quickly and firmly answered the opponent. Since the beginning of days of losses among the Ukrainian soldiers there.

18:06. The militants of the DNR terrorist organization shelled houses in the village zaytsevo Donetsk region, resulting in one of the houses completely burned.

17:45. The Ukrainian scout took a picture of the fighter of illegal armed formations in the Donbass in the Ukrainian military – the so-called pixel. The military two versions are seen: the mercenaries prepare for provocations against OSCE or intend to terrorize the local, then to accuse the ATO forces.

17:22. The so-called Supreme court in the temporarily occupied Crimea returned a criminal case against Ukrainian Vladimir Baloga in the court of first instance for retrial.

16:56.Special monitoring mission of the OSCE called the incorrect information the first Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Irina Gerashchenko reported increase in the number of Russians in the SMM over the last year.

15:20. According to the EC, in the composition of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE, as of September this year there were 36 representatives of Russia.

14:59. The militants of the terrorist organization DNR shelling residential areas of Marinka.

14:56. In the area of ATO in the Donetsk region detained suspects in the bombing of the car in the center of Odessa, which occurred this summer. The alleged attackers were detained while trying to cross the demarcation line in the direction of the ORDO.

13:56. According to the defense Ministry, major combat operations were conducted in zaytsevo and the plant.

13:40. The staff of the national police prevented the attempt of explosion of the power substation in the Pokrovsky district of Donetsk region.

12:22. A draft law on de-occupation and reintegration of individual regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions budgetzerovideouk in Parliament this week.

11:53. The Ukrainian side of the Joint center for control and coordination of questions of ceasefire on the line of demarcation said the attacks by militants on civilian population and civilian infrastructure along the demarcation line in the Donbass

10:59. Transferred to the court indictment in criminal proceedings against a minor resident of the Eastern region of Lugansk, which burned the Ukrainian flag.

10:57. The issue of the opening of the checkpoint of the gold in the future will be discussed at negotiations of the trilateral contact group in Minsk.

10:22. Militants not far from the temporarily occupied Novoazovsk was not allowed observers of the Special OSCE monitoring mission in the village of Shcherbak

09:56. The insurgents in the temporarily occupied Donbas intimidated local inhabitants in recent days, spreading fakes about alleged pressure from the security Service of Ukraine after crossing the demarcation line. This is stated in the report of group of military experts of Information resistance.

08:52. In the territory temporarily uncontrolled part of Donbass are 11 thousand Russians invaders. This broadcast channel 112 Ukraine informed the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios.

07:17. In the area of ATO in the Donbass on Sunday, October 1, as a result of a landmine explosion killed a Ukrainian soldier. The tragic incident occurred during the engineering works on the outskirts of Bogdanovka, Donetsk region.

04:27. Over the past year in the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE in two times increased the number of Russians.

1 OCT

07:07. Over the past day the militants 20 times fired at positions of forces ATO. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded, two were combat injuries.

See also: Russia’s War against Ukraine: chronicle for September




Russia’s war against Ukraine: recent developments in the Donbass 08.10.2017

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