Poroshenko held phone talk with Putin discussing Nadiya Savchenko release. It was agreed that Ukrainian Consul will be allowed to visit her. A squadron of MiG-31 fighters struck air targets in the Astrakhan region InformNapalm suggests regime's Palmyra operation was spearheaded by Russian marines from Murmansk Russia: Franz Joseph archipelago, Artic region, Def. Min. Shoigu inspects alert missile units of the Northern Fleet Putin spox Peskov explains why he earned 4X more than the Russian prez. Salary + "inheritance when my father died" Court found Russian GRU officers Erofeev and Alexandrov guilty and sentenced to 14 years in prisonRussia: Eastern Military District, cadets held live firing training at an undisclosed training range. Head of Russian investigative comittee Bastrykin proposes to nobble anyone who denies Crimea is RussiaIskander-M drills at Kapustin YarRally in support of AfanasyevRUAF Tu-154 85686 Chkalovsky-Murmansk Head of Russian Investigative Committee calls for repressions and censorship in a stunning manifesto Flash flood in MoscowHeavy fire at factory in PushkinoWater cannons used against street racers in MoscowGerman Intel chief: "NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden could have been acting under the influence of Russian govt." We should not isolate Russia, but difficult when Ru isolates itself, Czech DM, says #GLOBSEC2016 Russia should "not for a moment underestimate our resolve to defend our NATO members" says Germany's defence minister #GLOBSEC2016 At a training base of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Kazan, shooting, killing three menKremlin apologizes for Putin's comments about Suddeutsche Zeitung Anti-terror operation near Mahachkala. First use of "Punisher" armored vehicleSiberia's Putin Cafe. US has lodged complaint with Russia via American Military Attaché in Moscow about Russian aircraft buzzing US Navy destroyer .@YelchenkoUN on Russia's military camps for training terrorists and fighters of illegal armed groups Russian "internal troops" at Yasinuvata-Avdiivka industrial zoneRussia will investigate Browder for killing MagnitskyPutin backs @poroshenko's proposal to arm @OSCE_SMM in DonbasWoman says she doesn't associate Europe with safety. Putin says it is safer in Siberia and not in Brussels or Paris "We need a stable, prosperous Ukraine, we expect that it will be" — Putin Putin: It's all Ukraine's fault. They haven't passed constitutional reform

Map. History of Russia conflict

18 April 2016
A squadron of MiG-31 fighters struck air targets in the Astrakhan region
Russia: Franz Joseph archipelago, Artic region, Def. Min. Shoigu inspects alert missile units of the Northern Fleet
Court found Russian GRU officers Erofeev and Alexandrov guilty and sentenced to 14 years in prison
Russia: Eastern Military District, cadets held live firing training at an undisclosed training range.
Head of Russian investigative comittee Bastrykin proposes to nobble anyone who denies Crimea is Russia
Rally in support of Afanasyev
RUAF Tu-154 85686 Chkalovsky-Murmansk
Flash flood in Moscow
Heavy fire at factory in Pushkino
At a training base of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Kazan, shooting, killing three men
Anti-terror operation near Mahachkala. First use of "Punisher" armored vehicle
Siberia's Putin Cafe.
.@YelchenkoUN on Russia's military camps for training terrorists and fighters of illegal armed groups
Russian "internal troops" at Yasinuvata-Avdiivka industrial zone