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Invaders use 120mm mortars, grenade launchers to fire at Ukrainian positions in Donbas.

Over the past day, November 27, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire in Donbas six times, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation(JFO)Headquarters reports.

Danilov announces new NSDC’s decision on situation in Donbas.

Plan A on Donbas conflict settlement through political and diplomatic means expires in December. A new decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions is currently being prepared.

Ukraine, Sweden discuss military-technical cooperation.

Ukrainian Defense Minister Andrii Taran has thanked the Swedish leadership for the comprehensive support of Ukraine on its path to peace and countering Russian aggression.

Russian-led forces using ceasefire to put new mine obstacles - intelligence.

Russian occupation forces use the ceasefire regime in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to improve the engineering equipment of their advanced positions and to mine new territories.

Ukrainian army reports 2,898 COVID-19 cases

As of November 27, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported 2,898 COVID-19 cases, including 197 new cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.

Invaders violate ceasefire near Avdiivka. No casualties reported

Today, November 27, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire in Donbas already once.

Russia sends 100th ‘humanitarian convoy’ to occupied Donbas.

The Russian side has sent the 100th "humanitarian convoy" to the occupied territory of Donbas, according to the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service.

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Fifty-eight thousand women serving in Ukrainian army.

Currently, 58,000 women serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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Russian-led forces remotely mine Ukrainian positions in Donbas.

November 25, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the Trilateral Contact Group agreements, which came into force on July 27, three times.

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About 3,000 Russian servicepersons stay in occupied Donbas.

There are currently no more than 3,000 Russian servicepersons in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, acting as instructors and assistant commanders. At the same time, the Russian Federation provides illegal armed formations in Donba...

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OSCE SMM reveals MLRS in violation of withdrawal lines in Donbas.

The OSCE SMM to Ukraine revealed two multiple launch rocket systems deployed in violation of withdrawal lines in the occupied territory of Donbas, as well as 79 additional weapons outside designated storage sites.

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OSCE SMM detects minefield in occupied Donbas

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine found that a bag filled with PMN-2 anti-personnel mines found earlier in the occupied territory between Petrivske and Styla had disappeared, and a minefield warning sign had appeared instead.

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Ukrainian defense minister outlines next stage of defense reform.

The next stage of the military reform in Ukraine will be the transfer of management processes of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to a new doctrinal base by 2022.

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Four ceasefire violations recorded in Donbas. One Ukrainian soldier killed

November 24, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and Russia’s mercenaries violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation(JFO)area in Donbas four times.

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Russia delivers 2.5 tonnes of fuel to occupied Donbas this month – intelligence

The Russian Federation continues to supply weapons and military property to the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Since the beginning of November, it has already delivered 2.5 tonnes of fuel to the mercenaries.

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Ukrainian Armed Forces report increase in COVID-19 cases.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported 2,815 COVID-19 cases, including 153 new cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.

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Defense Ministry developed draft military security strategy of Ukraine.

The Defense Ministry has already developed a draft Military Security Strategy of Ukraine and intends to submit it to the Cabinet of Ministers by December 15.

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Invaders violate ceasefire in Donbas four times

Over the past day, November 23, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire in Donbas four times, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation(JFO)Headquarters reports.

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OSCE: 18 civilians killed, 85 injured in Donbas this year.

The OSCE has recorded a twofold increase in the number of ceasefire violations in Donbas, according to a status report as of November 16 released by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission(SMM)to Ukraine on November 23.

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Two out of seven checkpoints open in Donbas – State Border Guard Service.

Ukraine has opened all seven entry-exit checkpoints in Donbas, but militants continue to block five of them, the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service has told Ukrinform.

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Vice PM Urusky: Military equipment needs renewal

The existing weapons and military equipment in the Joint Forces Operation area need to be renewed through modernization and replenishment with new models that will meet modern challenges and threats, warfare methods and techniques.

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U.S. destroyer USS Donald Cook heading for Black Sea

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook(DDG 75)has left for the Black Sea for regular patrols as part of a NATO mission, according to the Twitter account of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet.

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Ukrainian army reports 2,882 COVID-19 cases

As of November 23, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported 2,882 COVID-19 cases, including 51 new cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.

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Invaders violate ceasefire in Donbas six times

November 22, six ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation(JFO)area in Donbas.

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Russian-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas seven times.

Over the past 24 hours, Russian-led forces violated the ceasefire in Donbas seven times and remotely mined the positions of Ukrainian troops, using prohibited POM-2 mines.

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