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    World leaders support Minsk agreements
    Oct16

    World leaders support Minsk agreements

    French President Francois Hollande, U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzo held a video conference on Wednesday during which they unanimously supported the Minsk agreements of September 5 and called for the resumption of national dialogue and...

    Ukraine, several other countries join EU sanctions against Russia
    Oct16

    Ukraine, several other countries join EU sanctions against Russia

    Ukraine and several other European countries that are not members of the EU have joined restrictive measures against Russia, the European External Action Service has told a Ukrinform correspondent. According to the report, on September 8, 2014, the EU Council decided to strengthen restrictive measures regarding Russia’s access to EU...

    Merkel confirms meeting with Putin in Milan
    Oct15

    Merkel confirms meeting with Putin in Milan

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday as part of the ASEM summit in Milan (Italy). She announced this at a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “There are plans to hold talks with the Russian president. I expect an open...

    ‘Labor lustration’ to be launched in ten days – Petrenko
    Oct15

    ‘Labor lustration’ to be launched in ten days – Petrenko

    The so-called “labor lustration,” which envisages the automatic dismissal of the heads of government and law enforcement agencies who held their positions under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, will be launched in Ukraine in ten days. Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said this at a press conference at the Cabinet of Ministers...

    Poltorak ordered to draw up national security and defense strategy
    Oct15

    Poltorak ordered to draw up national security and defense strategy

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Defense Ministry to prepare major strategic defense planning documents. He said this while introducing newly appointed Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak to the staff of the Defense Ministry, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Given the current military and political situation, I am...

    Format of Poroshenko and Putin meeting in Milan in process of adjustment – MFA
    Oct15

    Format of Poroshenko and Putin meeting in Milan in process of adjustment – MFA

    The format of a meeting of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the ASEM summit October 16-17 in Milan is at the stage of adjustment. Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Yevhen Perebyinis told a briefing in Kyiv, Wednesday, answering a question whether a bilateral meeting of Presidents to be held in...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct15

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions.

    237 educational institutions of Donetsk region damaged due to combat actions
    Oct15

    237 educational institutions of Donetsk region damaged due to combat actions

    Combat actions damaged 237 educational institutions of Donetsk region. It was managed to renew less than one quarter. The press service of the Donetsk Regional State Administration informs. “Over a period of holding the antiterrorist operation in Donetsk region, 237 educational institutions were damaged, out of these, 50 were rebuilt in...

    Six more Russian television channels could be banned in Ukraine
    Oct15

    Six more Russian television channels could be banned in Ukraine

    The National Council on Television and Radio Broadcasting is planning to ban in court the programs of six more Russian television channels in Ukraine. The council’s deputy chairman, Hryhoriy Shverk, said this at a briefing on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Three cases against six Russian channels are currently...

    Poroshenko assures Poltorak’s appointment is not accidental
    Oct15

    Poroshenko assures Poltorak’s appointment is not accidental

    Appointment of Stepan Poltorak as Defense Minister, who previously headed the National Guard, is not accidental, since earlier he proved to be the best in different situations. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stressed this when he introduced new head to the Defense Ministry personnel, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “This appointment is...

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