Russia plans 1-2 launches of manned craft to the Moon yearly from 2025Science & Space May 28, 11:18
President Putin sends congratulations on Russian Border Guards’ DayMilitary & Defense May 28, 10:03
EU decision to extend anti-Syrian sanctions comes into effectWorld May 28, 9:30
Russia’s Rosneft, Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum sign agreement on oil supplies to GreeceBusiness & Economy May 28, 3:04
Europe’s future inconceivable without Russia - Greek PMWorld May 28, 2:57
Savchenko’s pardoning has got nothing to do with Minsk-2 - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 2:41
Putin says Russia will indulge in no discussion on ceding Crimea back to UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 2:35
Three ceasefire violations reported in Syria in past day - Russian defense ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 28, 2:21
Greek leader: Russia-US-EU cooperation needed to solve Middle East crisisWorld May 27, 21:53
DONETSK, July 10. /ITAR-TASS/. The militia forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have forced the Ukrainian army to retreat 10km from the Karlivka settlement to Galitsinovka village after continuous fighting on the approaches to Donetsk, the DPR press service told ITAR-TASS on Thursday.
According to the press service, the Ukrainian troops have been trying to seize Karlivka from the militia units for more than a week. The residents of nearby villages could hear the cannonade the whole day on Thursday. The Ukrainian troops used heavy artillery guns against the militias.
Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said earlier on Thursday that the Ukrainian army, the National Guard and territorial defense battalions had launched an offensive near the Karlivka village, 30km away from Donetsk.
According to the ministry, an offensive with the use of armored vehicles was underway in several sections of the front.