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  • Ukraine
    Mar, 1944

    Ukraine non-nuclear-weapon state in 1994

    Ukraine
    Mar, 1944

    In 1994, Ukraine agreed to accede to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons as a non-nuclear-weapon state.




  • Ukraine
    Friday Nov 19, 2004

    Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych was declared the winner

    Ukraine
    Friday Nov 19, 2004

    In November, Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych was declared the winner, despite allegations of vote-rigging by election observers.During a two-month period which became known as the Orange Revolution, large peaceful protests successfully challenged the outcome.




  • Russia
    Tuesday Feb 12, 2008

    Obvious threats

    Russia
    Tuesday Feb 12, 2008

    On February 12, 2008, then Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia may target its missiles at Ukraine if its neighbour joins NATO and accepts the deployment of a US missile defence shield.Russia




  • Ukraine
    2021

    Zelenskyy speculated date for the invasion

    Ukraine
    2021

    Ukrainian president Zelenskyy declared that 16 February, a speculated date for the invasion, would be a "Day of Unity".




  • Ukraine
    Sunday Feb 21, 2021

    Putin questioned the legitimacy of the Ukrainian state

    Ukraine
    Sunday Feb 21, 2021

    In a 21 February speech, Putin questioned the legitimacy of the Ukrainian state, repeating an inaccurate claim that "Ukraine never had a tradition of genuine statehood".




  • Ukraine
    Oct, 2021

    Russian troops were massed around Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Oct, 2021

    In October 2021, A greater numbers of soldiers and with deployments on new fronts; by December over 100,000 Russian troops were massed around Ukraine on three sides.




  • Ukraine
    Tuesday Nov 30, 2021

    Putin stated that an expansion of NATO was danger for Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Tuesday Nov 30, 2021

    On 30 November 2021, Russian President Putin stated that an expansion of NATO's presence in Ukraine, especially the deployment of any long-range missiles capable of striking Russian cities or missile defense systems similar to those in Romania and Poland, would be a "red line" issue for Russia.


  • Russia
    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021

    Putin wanted guarantees for Ukraine issue

    Russia
    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021

    On December 1, 2021, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wanted to receive guarantees from the West that Ukraine would not join NATO.


  • Donetsk and Luhansk
    Friday Feb 18, 2022

    Civilians leave Donetsk and Luhansk

    Donetsk and Luhansk
    Friday Feb 18, 2022

    On 18 February, the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics ordered all civilians to leave their capitals, although observers noted that full evacuations would take months.


  • Russia
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    Russian forces killed five Ukrainian crossed into Russian territory

    Russia
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    On 21 February, the head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said that Russian forces had killed five Ukrainian "saboteurs" that crossed into Russian territory, capturing one Ukrainian serviceman and destroying two armoured vehicles.


  • Russia
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    Recognition of Donetsk and Luhansk

    Russia
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    On 21 February, Putin announced that the Russian government would recognise the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics.


  • Ukraine
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    Russia recognized the Donetsk People's Republic and the Luhansk People's Republic

    Ukraine
    Monday Feb 21, 2022

    On 21 February 2022, Russia officially recognized the two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine, the Donetsk People's Republic and the Luhansk People's Republic, as independent states, and deployed troops to Donbas, in a move interpreted as Russia's effective withdrawal from the Minsk Protocol.


  • Donbass Palace, Ukraine
    Tuesday Feb 22, 2022

    Russian armed forces moved to Donbas region

    Donbass Palace, Ukraine
    Tuesday Feb 22, 2022

    On 22 February, video footages shot in the early morning shown Russian armed forces and tanks moving in the Donbas region.


  • Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    05 AM

    "A special military operation" in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    05 AM

    Shortly before 06:00 Moscow Time (UTC+3) on 24 February, Putin announced that he had made the decision to launch a "special military operation" in eastern Ukraine. Russian troops entered Ukraine from the north in Belarus (towards Kyiv); from the northeast in Russia (towards Kharkiv); from the east in the DPR and the Luhansk People's Republic; and from the south in Crimea.


  • Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Attack on Snake Island

    Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Snake Island, a Ukrainian island in the Black Sea, was attacked on 24 February 2022 during the early stages of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Маріуполь, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Siege of Mariupol

    Маріуполь, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    The Siege of Mariupol is a military engagement between Russia and Ukraine which began on 24 February 2022, during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, as part of the Eastern Ukraine offensive.


  • Hostomel, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    07 AM

    Battle of Antonov Airport

    Hostomel, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    07 AM

    Antonov Airport in Hostomel, Kyiv Oblast was attacked on 24 February 2022 during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine due to its strategic value as a potential air bridge for Russian troops. The attack intensified into a battle for control of the airport in which fighting continued until the next day, resulting in a Russian victory.


  • Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    07 AM

    Battle of Kharkiv

    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022
    07 AM

    Russian forces were invading via land near the city of Kharkiv and large-scale amphibious landings were reported in the city of Mariupol.


  • Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Attack on Snake Island

    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Snake Island, a Ukrainian island in the Black Sea, was attacked on 24 February 2022 during the early stages of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Battle of Okhtyrka

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    The Battle of Okhtyrka is a military engagement, which began on 24 February 2022, during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, as part of the Northeastern Ukraine offensive, in the city of Okhtyrka, which is dubbed the oil capital of Ukraine, located near the Russia-Ukraine border.


  • Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast
    2022

    Chuhuiv air base attack

    Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast
    2022

    On 24 February 2022, the Chuhuiv Air Base in Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine was the target of an air strike by Russian forces as part of the Northeastern Ukraine offensive during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Конотоп, Sumy, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Battle of Konotop

    Конотоп, Sumy, Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    The Battle of Konotop was a military engagement that took place around the city of Konotop, Ukraine between the military forces of Russia and Ukraine as part of the Northeastern Ukraine offensive during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    Russian recognized two regions in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Thursday Feb 24, 2022

    At 22:35 (UTC+3), Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia recognizes the independence of two pro-Russian breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022
    06 AM

    Battle of Kyiv

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022
    06 AM

    The Battle of Kyiv is a military battle that began on 25 February 2022, as part of the Kyiv offensive in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine for control of Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine.


  • Волноваха, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    Battle of Volnovakha

    Волноваха, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    The Battle of Volnovakha was a military engagement which lasted from 25 February 2022 until 12 March 2022, as part of the Eastern Ukraine offensive during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • New York, United States
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    Stoltenberg announced that parts of the NATO Response Force

    New York, United States
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    After the 25 February UN Security Council meeting, Stoltenberg announced that parts of the NATO Response Force would be deployed, for the first time ever, to NATO members along the eastern border.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    Russian air base in Millerovo was attacked by Ukrainian forces

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Feb 25, 2022

    On 25 February 2022, the Russian air base in Millerovo, Rostov Oblast, Russia was attacked by Ukrainian forces during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. According to some Ukrainian officials, Ukrainian military forces attacked the Millerovo air base with OTR-21 Tochka missiles, destroying Russian Air Force planes and setting the airbase on fire.


  • Vasylkiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Saturday Feb 26, 2022

    Russian attack on Peremohy Avenue

    Vasylkiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Saturday Feb 26, 2022

    Early on 26 February, the Ukrainian military said it had repelled a Russian attack on an army base located on Peremohy Avenue, a main road in Kyiv; it also claimed to have repelled a Russian assault on the city of Mykolaiv on the Black Sea.


  • Snake Island, Ukrain
    Saturday Feb 26, 2022

    Russian victory at attack on Snake Island

    Snake Island, Ukrain
    Saturday Feb 26, 2022

    On 26 February 2022, Ukrainian authorities announced that the civilian search and rescue ship Sapphire was captured by the Russian navy off Snake Island.


  • Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Tuesday Mar 1, 2022

    A bombardment of Kharkiv

    Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Tuesday Mar 1, 2022

    A Russian missile later hit the regional administration building on Freedom Square during a bombardment of Kharkiv, killing at least ten civilians, and wounding 35 others.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Mar, 2022

    Russia's missiles struck broadcasting infrastructure for the primary television and radio transmitters in Kyiv

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Mar, 2022

    After Russia's Defense Ministry announced that it would hit targets to stop "information attacks", missiles struck broadcasting infrastructure for the primary television and radio transmitters in Kyiv, taking TV channels off the air.


  • Trostianets, Sumy, Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    Russian forces captured Trostianets

    Trostianets, Sumy, Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    Zhyvytskyi stated that Russian forces had captured Trostianets after entering it at 01:03.


  • Horlivka, Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    First time offensive of Ukrainian during the war

    Horlivka, Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    Ukrainian advisor Oleksiy Arestovych stated that the Ukrainian forces had gone on the offensive for the first time during the war, advancing towards Horlivka.


  • Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    International volunteers to fight against Russian forces

    Ukraine
    Wednesday Mar 2, 2022

    Zelenskyy also announced that the first batch of international volunteers had arrived in Ukraine to fight against Russian forces.


  • Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast Coordinates
    Friday Mar 4, 2022

    Explosion of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

    Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia Oblast Coordinates
    Friday Mar 4, 2022

    At Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, a projectile hit within the plant site, causing a localised fire of a building that is not part of the reactors.


  • Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 20, 2022

    Russian invasion incursion in Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 20, 2022

    By 20 March, the four incursion fronts had formed a perimeter significantly within the entire border of Eastern Ukraine and started to extensively consolidate lines of communication and support between all four fronts within Ukraine while besieging Mariupol, Kiev, Donbas, Luhansk, and other cities.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Mar, 2022

    Russia began to evacuate its embassy in Kyiv

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Mar, 2022

    Russia began to evacuate its embassy in Kyiv. The websites of the Ukrainian parliament and government, along with banking websites, were hit by DDoS attacks, widely attributed to Russian-backed hackers.


  • Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Mar 25, 2022

    Kyiv was rocked with two explosions

    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Friday Mar 25, 2022

    Around 04:00 (UTC+2) local time, Kyiv was rocked with two explosions from cruise and ballistic missiles.


  • Chornobyl, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Saturday Mar 26, 2022

    Battle of Chernobyl

    Chornobyl, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Saturday Mar 26, 2022

    The Battle of Chernobyl was a military confrontation in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone between the Russian Armed Forces and the Ukrainian Armed Forces, starting on 24 February 2022, during the first day of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Vasylkiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    Battle of Vasylkiv

    Vasylkiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    The Battle of Vasylkiv was a military engagement between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on 26 February 2022, during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Horodnyans'kyi district, Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    Military vehicles entered Ukraine through Senkivka

    Horodnyans'kyi district, Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    Military vehicles entered Ukraine through Senkivka, at the point where Ukraine meets Belarus and Russia, at around 6:48 am local time.


  • Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022
    06 PM

    Battle of Mykolaiv

    Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022
    06 PM

    The Battle of Mykolaiv is a military engagement which started on the night of 26 February 2022, as part of the Southern Ukraine offensive during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.


  • Ivankiv, Kyivs'ka oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    Battle of Ivankiv

    Ivankiv, Kyivs'ka oblast, Ukraine
    Sunday Mar 27, 2022

    Ukrainian and Russian forces clashed at the village of Ivankiv, the location of a key river crossing. Russian forces captured the village on 27 February.


  • Ukraine
    Monday Mar 28, 2022

    Poland delivered 23 MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine

    Ukraine
    Monday Mar 28, 2022

    Poland offered to transfer all its 23 MiG-29 fighter jets to the United States for free and deliver them to Ramstein Air Base in Germany, with the United States then delivering them to Ukraine.


  • Ukraine
    Tuesday Mar 29, 2022

    The Estonian government issued a statement

    Ukraine
    Tuesday Mar 29, 2022

    The Estonian government issued a statement by Prime Minister Kaja Kallas saying: "Russia's widespread aggression is a threat to the entire world and to all NATO countries, and NATO consultations on strengthening the security of the Allies must be initiated to implement additional measures for ensuring the defence of NATO Allies. The most effective response to Russia's aggression is unity."


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