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    Two GRU groups of General Staff of Russia arrive in Donbas – Tymchuk
    Sep19

    Two GRU groups of General Staff of Russia arrive in Donbas – Tymchuk

    In a combat zone of Donbas, the tensest situation persists in the area Donetsk, Horlivka and Debaltseve. Russian-terrorist troops continue active efforts to oust the Ukrainian troops from their occupied positions, which is accompanied by fire, including the use of heavy weapons. Coordinator of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote...

    Some 50 Russian tanks and 100 armored vehicles deployed on border with Kherson region
    Sep19

    Some 50 Russian tanks and 100 armored vehicles deployed on border with Kherson region

    Russia continues to increase its military presence in the temporarily occupied Crimea near the administrative border of Kherson region, ekspres.ua has reported. In particular, Russian troops were deployed from the Karkinit Bay to the Arabat Spit. The Ukrainian State Border Service has confirmed this report. Border guards counted 50 tanks and 100...

    Poroshenko asks US to provide military aid to Ukraine
    Sep19

    Poroshenko asks US to provide military aid to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked U.S. congressmen to help Ukraine, including by providing military assistance, and to impose additional sanctions on Russia. He said this on Thursday at a joint session of the U.S. Congress in Washington, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “I urge America to help us and to rise and be...

    Poroshenko met in US Congress with standing ovation
    Sep18

    Poroshenko met in US Congress with standing ovation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was met in the U.S. Congress, where he started his speech, with a standing ovation that lasted several minutes, Ukrinform’s correspondent has reported. Poroshenko’s first official visit to the United States began with talks with Secretary of State John Kerry. The meeting was held at the U.S....

    Contact group to meet in Minsk on Friday – Kuchma
    Sep18

    Contact group to meet in Minsk on Friday – Kuchma

    The contact group for the settlement of the conflict in Donbas will continue its work in Minsk on September 19. Second Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma said this in Dnipropetrovsk on Thursday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “Tomorrow I will again fly to Minsk along with the OSCE group,” Kuchma said. He said that...

    Russia moves all troops from northern Crimea to border with mainland Ukraine
    Sep18

    Russia moves all troops from northern Crimea to border with mainland Ukraine

    All Russian troops have been redeployed from northern Crimea to the administrative border with the mainland Ukraine and currently stay near Kherson region, from the Karkinit Bay to the Arabat Spit. National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Thursday....

    MEPs welcome Ukrainian president’s laws for Donbas
    Sep18

    MEPs welcome Ukrainian president’s laws for Donbas

    The European Parliament has welcomed the laws on a special local government order in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and on amnesty, which were adopted on September 16 under a motion from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. This is stated in a European Parliament resolution “On the situation in Ukraine and the state of...

    Ukraine says recognition by Council of Europe of Russian military presence in Donbas is unprecedented
    Sep18

    Ukraine says recognition by Council of Europe of Russian military presence in Donbas is unprecedented

    The recognition by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe of the presence of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine is unprecedented, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported, according to a Ukrinform correspondent. “The official recognition in the [Committee of Ministers] decision of the presence of the Russian armed forces on...

    Ukraine accumulates second largest stocks of gas in Europe in underground storage facilities
    Sep18

    Ukraine accumulates second largest stocks of gas in Europe in underground storage facilities

    Ukraine accumulated 16.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas in its gas storage facilities as of September 15, 2014, which was 14%, or 2.2 billion cubic meters, more than on the same date in 2013. These gas resources will be used for the needs of Ukrainian consumers during the 2014-2015 heating season. According to Ukrtransgaz’s press...

    OSCE starts monitoring elections in Ukraine
    Sep18

    OSCE starts monitoring elections in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Andriy Olefirov has met with the head of the OSCE/ODIHR observation mission for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Cayetana de Zulueta, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported. “Ukraine wants to ensure fairness and transparency of the elections for the Verkhovna Rada. We hope...

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