Trending Ukraine: Ukrainian army losses in Donbass war

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Discover the latest updates on Ukraine in trending World News as of May 29, 2016.

  • Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four wounded in the past 24 hours as a result of attacks by pro-Russian rebels in separatist eastern regions, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said on Sunday (Alessandra Prentice and Raissa Kasolowsky, Reuters),
  • Tom Burridge and his team travelled with the Ukrainian military to one of the most volatile parts of the front line, on the edge of the town of Avdiivka (BBC News),
  • A group of United Nations inspectors investigating allegations of torture in Ukraine has suspended its work, the team’s leader said this week, citing a lack of cooperation from government security services (Alisa Sopova, The New York Times),
  • Seventeen people died after a fire broke out Sunday morning at an illegally-run home for the elderly near Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, officials said (Victoria Butenko and Tim Hume, CNN),
  • A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president (Associated Press),
  • Ukraine’s president has appointed a former NATO secretary general as a special adviser, drawing a derisive reaction from Russia (Alec Luhn, The Guardian).

Mariya NeshevaEMPR

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