ATO, Avdiivka shelled, restored and shelled again, Vodyane nearly destroyed
Avdiivka shelled, restored and shelled again, leaving the city without water supply, taking life of the Head of State Emergency Service detachment of Avdiivka.
Another village - Vodyane nearly destroyed.
Full scale offensive
The issue of the possibility of a full-scale offensive by the Russian armed forces was commented by many Ukrainian high officials.
This Wednesday the President of Ukraine delivered his speech at the strategic assembly of the key personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He spoke blames the forthcoming presidential elections in the Russian Federation in possible full scale offensive against Ukraine, he also talked of Transnistrian military contingent to be used to attack Ukraine.
Previously in his interview with Bild he said that Putin is creating Ukrainian Aleppo in Donbas.
Amnesty International published their annual report, accusing both the Ukrainian servicemen and pro-Russian separatist forces in enjoy impunity for violations of international humanitarian law.
Andrii Artemenko, Ukrainian MP from the Radical party, sent Trump’s administration anti-Russia sanctions lifting plan, offering a peace plan with Russia to Michael T. Flynn. This raised a lot of comments by Ukrainian and Russian politicians. Finally Parliamentary Speaker announced his expulsion from Radical Party and questioning in the Prosecutor's Office.
Death of Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Vitaly Churkin, the Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, died in New York a day before his 65th anniversary.
Many world diplomats commented on his passing away, Ukrainian Permanent Representative to UN Volodymyr Yelchenko, Samantha Power, among them. The UN Security Council also wrote an official notice on their official website, which was later blocked by Ukraine, according to Maria Zakharova, the official representative of Russian Foreign Ministry.
We gathered his brightest quotes about Ukraine.
The ongoing trade blockade led to new protests and clashes in Kyiv between railroad blockade supporters and police officers on Monday. Later on Wednesday a March of national dignity gathered about 7 000 people in Kyiv downtown.