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Ukrainian Army Lost More Shells in Ammo Depot Fire Than in 3 Year Civil War

Officials have calculated that last week's massive fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has caused $800 million in damage, destroying over a quarter more ammo than Kiev has used over the course of its three-year war with independence supporters in eastern Ukraine. Read more about Ukrainian Army Lost More Shells in Ammo Depot Fire Than in 3 Year Civil War

Byshok: Ukrainian military don't know what they're fighting for in Donbass

Originally, they came to liberate Donbass from the so-called pro-Russian forces, however later it turned out that these forces constitute the overwhelming majority of Donbass. Now the Ukrainian armed units simply don't understand whom they are fighting with.  Read more about Byshok: Ukrainian military don't know what they're fighting for in Donbass

CIS-EMO: Kiev sees any action by Russia as plot against Ukraine

From an ideological standpoint, post-Maidan Ukraine is very Russophobic and no matter what Russia does is interpreted there as anti-Ukrainian. As for Nord Stream 2 or other energy projects being implemented by Russia, they are aimed at diversifying relations with our Western European partners. Read more about CIS-EMO: Kiev sees any action by Russia as plot against Ukraine

Stanislav Byshok: In Washington, no lobbyists of financial aid for Kiev

The US plays a key role in the IMF. I think that some aid is possible. But the problem is that the new US presidential administration has less interest in Ukraine than during Barack Obama’s presidency. In Washington, there are no lobbyists of financial aid for Kiev. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: In Washington, no lobbyists of financial aid for Kiev