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    Government approves new program of cooperation with NATO
    Sep03

    Government approves new program of cooperation with NATO

    The Cabinet of Ministers at its regular meeting endorsed a draft presidential decree on the approval of the Ukraine-NATO annual national program for 2014, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reported on Tuesday. “The drafts of this decree and this year’s program were developed by the Foreign Ministry last year,...

    Aggressor shells our positions 20 times over night
    Sep03

    Aggressor shells our positions 20 times over night

    Ukrainian forces in the area of direct contact with Russian battalion-tactical groups and bandit forces of separatists in Donbas were under the enemy’s fire all the night. Shelling from Grad rocket launchers was led also from the territory of Russia. Head of the NSDC Center of Military and Political Studies and coordinator of the...

    OSCE says release of detainees, delivery of humanitarian aid discussed in Minsk
    Sep03

    OSCE says release of detainees, delivery of humanitarian aid discussed in Minsk

    The participants of the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine, at a meeting held in Minsk on September 1, discussed the further release of persons detained during the conflict and the delivery of humanitarian aid with a possible participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, reads a...

    IMF may allocate next two tranches to Ukraine in December
    Sep03

    IMF may allocate next two tranches to Ukraine in December

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) may consider the allocation for the next two tranches totaling $2.7-2.8 billion to Ukraine in December this year. Nikolay Gueorguiev, the IMF’s mission chief for Ukraine, said this in a conference call on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. He said that the total amount under the two payments...

    Yatseniuk launches gas pipeline for reverse supplies from Slovakia
    Sep02

    Yatseniuk launches gas pipeline for reverse supplies from Slovakia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has attended the ceremony to launch the Vojany-Uzhgorod gas pipeline in the Slovak town of Velke Kapusany, which will ensure reverse gas supplies to Ukraine, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers has reported. “My answer to President [Vladimir] Putin for his tough statement on this reverse...

    Criminal case opened against former chief of general staff for desertion
    Sep02

    Criminal case opened against former chief of general staff for desertion

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has opened criminal proceedings against former Chief of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Admiral Yuriy Ilyin, on charges of desertion. Prosecutor General’s Office spokesman Yuriy Boichenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The...

    Poroshenko signs law simplifying conscription procedure
    Sep02

    Poroshenko signs law simplifying conscription procedure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law regulating the procedure for the military recruitment of personnel on contracts and simplifying the conscription procedure, the press service of the head of state has reported. The documents, in particular, regulate legislation in terms of the transition of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to...

    Two more criminal cases opened against Pshonka and his son
    Sep02

    Two more criminal cases opened against Pshonka and his son

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has opened two criminal proceedings against former Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and his son, MP Artem Pshonka, for embezzlement of property and abuse of office. Prosecutor General’s Office spokesman Yuriy Boichenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent...

    MPs want to grant status of combatant to doctors from ATO area
    Sep02

    MPs want to grant status of combatant to doctors from ATO area

    The UDAR faction intends to develop a draft law, which will enable doctors, working in the ATO area, to receive a status of combatants. MP Iryna Herashchenko, President’s Commissioner for peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas, said on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I think that over 10 days we will develop a relevant...

    Rada to meet behind closed doors on Thursday
    Sep02

    Rada to meet behind closed doors on Thursday

    Ukrainian lawmakers have decided to hold a meeting behind closed doors on September 4. A total of 262 MPs voted for these amendments to the schedule of the fifth session of the Verkhovna Rada of the seventh convocation. MPs are planning to hear government officials, the leadership of the anti-terrorist operation and other senior officials on...

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