Breaking News, 18th of June, 2018
In the DPR, over the past day, Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire 3 times, firing 88 shells at the front-line regions of the Republic. The western outskirts of Donetsk, Dokuchaevsk, and the southern village of Novolaspa were under attack.Reporters of ANNA News report from Syria: «The Tiger Forces» move in big numbers to the southern provinces of Syria, where a major offensive operation was announced more than a month ago. «We counted more than 50 tanks, and 30 152-mm self-propelled howitzers MSTA-B. This is only a part of the heavy weaponry of the «Tigers» that was moved to the south. The details of the operation are classified for the time being, but we will try to highlight the progress of the operation as much as possible.» — the reporters reported.
The Israeli air force attacked new targets in the Gaza Strip in response to the balloons with attached burning items launched by Palestinians. The balloons were launched from the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Israeli air force attacked the «equipment» and a car. Palestinian radicals use burning kites and balloons to make fires in the territory of Israel. The damage is estimated in millions of dollars.
Ukraine will remain in the Commonwealth of Independent States. The Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth, Sergei Lebedev, announced that Ukraine is sending a diplomat to Belarus who will be responsible for contacts with the CIS Executive Committee. At the same time, Sergei Lebedev noted that any official documents on Ukrainian withdrawal from the Commonwealth have not yet been received. Earlier, ANNA News agency reported that the president of Ukraine, Peter Poroshenko, signed a decree on recalling the country’s representatives from all the CIS statutory bodies.
The population of Russia is somewhat confused with the pension reform. Following the old tradition — the Russians immediately set their eyes on the leader of the country for the answer. According to the press secretary of the president, Dmitri Peskov — it is too early to talk about the position of Vladimir Putin regarding the raising of the retirement age — the issue is still being discussed in the cabinet of ministers and in the state parliament. «We do not see the final outlines of this reform yet. It is too early to address the president.» — Peskov explained.
Ukrainian troops fired at the LPR positions 3 times over the past day. The areas of settlements Logvinovo and Donetskii were hit. Mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber small arms were used in the shelling.
In the DPR, over the past day, Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire 3 times, firing 88 shells at the front-line regions of the Republic. The western outskirts of Donetsk, Dokuchaevsk, and the southern village of Novolaspa were under attack.